My Favorite Quotes

General Quotes

Being defeated is only a temporary condition.  Giving up is what makes it permanent. ~ Marilyn vos Savant

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

It is not how good you are, it is how good you can become. ~ Kevin McHale

The best way to predict the future is to create it. ~ Peter F. Drucker

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. ~ Aristotle

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~ Ziggy comic dated 8/13

Difficult things take a long time to accomplish.  Impossible things take a little longer. ~ André A. Jackson

Anyone who has never made a mistake never tried anything new.  ~ Albert Einstein

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.  If you can dream it, you can become it. ~ William A. Ward.

The only place success become before work is the dictionary. ~ Donald Kendall

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else. ~ Yogi Berra

Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.  ~ William Longgood

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow. ~ Doug Firebaugh 

Music Quotes

Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music. ~ Marcel Marceau

When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely. ~ Florent Schmidtt

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. ~ Confucious

Playing music is supposed to be fun.  It’s about heart, it’s about feelings, moving people, and something beautiful and it’s not about notes on a page. ~ From “Mr. Holland’s Opus”

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.  ~ Victor Hugo

Every artist was first an amateur. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

When words fail, music speaks.~ Hans Christian Andersen

Music is what feelings sound like.  ~ Author Unknown