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I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge. - Igor Stravinsky
In times of success remember many have succeeded even better than thou: in times of failure, remember many have failed even worse than thou. - Ivan Panin
Fear of failure is at least as common as the desire for success. In fact, if harnessed properly, it can be the energy that drives the wheel. - Mark McCormack
Let people do what they need to do to make them happy, mind your own business and do what you need to do to make you happy. - Unknown
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it. -
Great emergencies and crises show us how much greater our vital resources are than we had supposed. - William Blake
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let each new year find you a better man. - Benjamin Franklin
"Do you have the talent?" is rarely the question. "Do you have the guts to finish?" is the real question. - Orrin Woodward
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
He who is allowed to do as he likes will soon run his head into a brick wall out of sheer frustration.
Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.
Dead-last finish is better than did not finish, which greatly trumps did not start.
A broken bone can heal, but the wound a word opens can fester forever.
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