Be so good they can't ignore you. - Steve Martin
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly, who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming. - Theodore Roosevelt
One of the things I tend to do is open myself up to a variety of voices. I try to expose myself to the kind of culture shock that occurs when you talk to people who speak a different language.
Our chief want in life, is someone who shall make us do what we can. This is the service of a friend. With him, we are easily great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson