Inspiration

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To watch Randy Pausch  recap his famous Carnegie Mellon “Last Lecture” and “Brick Walls” speech click play.

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. . . the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. . . they’re there to stop the ‘other’ people.”  -Randy Pausch

To watch Randy Pausch’s entire Carnegie Mellon “Last Lecture” click play. Randy Pausch teaches us about how he was busy living when everyone thought he should be busy dying.

“Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.”-Martin Luther King Jr.

“I can accept failure but I can’t accept not trying.” -Michael Jordan

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“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”-Vernon Sanders Law

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” -Lena Horne

“Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be.”-Sonia Ricotti

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” -Dr Seuss

Success is never final and failure never fatal. It’s courage that counts.
– George F. Tiltonood

“Be led by your dreams; not pushed by your problems.”-Abraham Lincoln

“Sometimes it takes losing everything you thought you needed, to gain everything you ever wanted.”-Mandy Hale

“When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.”-Lolly Daskal

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“The two most important days in your life are the days you are born and the days you find out why.”-Mark Twain

“Let your smile change the world but never let the world change your smile.”-Unknown

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For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. Nelson Mandela

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“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”-Maya Angelou

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“You know you have a great idea when both your head and your heart agree.”-Dan Sullivan

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”-Arthure Ashe

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“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”-Peter Marshall

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”-Chinese Proverb

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“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”-Les Brown

“Be led by your dreams; not pushed by your problems.”-Abraham Lincoln

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”-Henry Ford

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“True motivation comes from within. No one can hand it to you, but no one can take it away, either.”-Unknown

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Failed again. Fail better.”-Samuel Beckett

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”-John Wooden

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”-Mae West

“Doubts in your mind are a much greater roadblock to success than obstacles on the journey”-Orrin Woodward

“The only way we can change our world is to take responsibility for our part in it.”-Rachael Bermingham

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.”-Reba McEntire

“Count your age by your friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”-John Lennon

Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”-William Shakespeare

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream;not only plan, but also believe.”-Anatole France

“Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they’re yours.”-Richard Bach

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“You are Braver than you believe, Stronger than you seem, and Smarter than you think.”-A.A. Milne

“You do not become what you want; you become what you believe.”-Oprah Winfrey

“Life is not about perfection. It’s about persistence.”-Natalie Wright

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“Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit-and man is his own gardener.”-James Allen

“…Remember one thing only; that it’s you-nobody else- who determines your destiny and decides your fate.”- E.E Cummings

“Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans”-John Lennon

We cannot direct the wind… But we can adjust the sails. -Jim Rohn

“When we are no longer able to change a situation-we are challenged to change ourselves.”-Viktor E. Frankl

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“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”-Thomas Edison

“The tests of life are not meant to break you but to make you.”-Norman Vincent Peale

Feb. 1, 1960-Walgreens, Greensboro….we can change the world:

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“Argue for your limitations and sure enough, they’re yours.”-Richard Bachou

“You may not be responsible for getting knocked down, but you are certainly responsible for getting back up.”-Jesse Jackson

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’l die today.”-James Dean

“If it doesn’t challenge you..it doesn’t change you.”-Fred Devito

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“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.”-Audrey Hepburn

“It is a funny thing about life;if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”-Somerset Maugham

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”- Chief Seattle

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“Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions.”-Earl Gray Stevens

“Our doubts are our traitors.”-William Shakespeare

“Be led by your dreams;not pushed by your problems.”-Abraham Lincoln

“I will go anywhere as long as it is forward.”-David Livingston”

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”-Jack Penn

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement, nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”-Helen Keller

“The quality of our experiences determines the quality of our actions.”-Andre Godin

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”-Elbert Hubbard

“The weak never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”-Mahatma Ghandi

“Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make right things happen.”-Peter Marshall

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”-George Bernard Shaw

“You must speak-up to be heard, but sometimes you have to be silent to be appreciated.”-Anonymous

“The most incredible motivation of all…is that of the self.”-John A. Hopkins

“We cannot direct the wind…But we can adjust the sails.”-Jim Rohm

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”-Mark Twain

“Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called ‘All the Things That Could Go Wrong'”-Marianne Williamson

“Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed.”-Hunter S. Thompson

“People will sometimes doubt what you say but they will most always believe what you do.”-Chris Scott

“Success does not require you to look out the window. It requires you to look in the mirror.”-Eric Thomas

“What counts can’t always be counted;what can be counted doesn’t always count.”-Albert Einstein

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”-Buddha

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.”-Henry David Thoreau

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”-George Lorimer

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.”-Truman Capote

“Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.”-Thomas Edison

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”-Winston Churchill

“Too many of us are not living our dreams  because we are living our fears.”-Les Brown

“Believe in you, I do.”-Yoda

“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you life a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.”

-F.Scott Fitzgerald

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”-Darrell Royal

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.”-H. Jackson Brown Jr

“If you keep doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep getting what you’ve got.”-Dean Potter

“If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.”-Anonymous

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”-Anonymous

“Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.”-Anonymous

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“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”-Winston Churchill

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.”-Vaibhav Shah

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”-Albert Einstein

“I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”-Thomas Edison

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”-George Bernard Shaw

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.”-Anonymous

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”-John D. Rockefeller

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“Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”-Ritu Ghatourey

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”-Dalai Lama

“Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those cards you hold well.”-Josh Billings

“How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”-Trina Paulus

“Your problem isn’t the problem. your reaction is the problem.”-Anonymous

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”-Dr. Seuss

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.”  -Martin Luther King Jr.

“Inspiration is simply the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”-Henry Ford

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“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”-Mark Twain

“It’s impossible.” said pride. “It’s risky.” said experience. “It’s pointless.” said reason. “Give it a try.” whispered the heart.

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“For what it’s worth:it’s never too late or, in my case, too early o be whoever you want to be. There’s  no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.”

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

“A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are”-Unknown

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

-James M Barrie

“Maturity comes when you stop making excuses and start making changes.”-Anonymous

“Mistakes are proof that you are trying.”-Anonymous

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“Never let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.”-Anonymous

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass. It is about learning to dance in the rain.”-Vivian Greene

“I like a friend who will stand by me not only when I am in the right, but when  I am a little in the wrong.”- Sir Walter Scott

“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all day today.-Charles Kettering

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it is about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene

“We miss 100% of the shots that we do not take.”-Wayne Gretzky

“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all day today.”- Charles Kettering

“Time is more valuable than money. You can always get more money, but you can never get more time.”-Jim Rohn

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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