"Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
--Charles Dickens,English novelist
"We learn by example and direct experience, because there are real limits to the adequacy of verbal instruction."
--Malcolm Gladwell, author from "Blink:The Power of Thinking Without Thinking"
"The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work."
--Richard Bach, American writer
"If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything."
--Bill Lyon, Sports columnist