Quotes

One of the fondest memories of my Granddad Nelson was trading quotes regularly over email. Sadly I lost the email archive when I went on my mission, but it has continued to be an interest of mine. I hope you enjoy my collection of quotes. A bit of everything from religion to politics to leadership.


Confidence isn't walking into a room thinking you're better than everyone; it's walking in and not having to compare yourself to anyone at all.


I may not do things perfectly; I do them persistently until it looks like perfection.


Overcoming the world is not one defining moment in a lifetime, but a lifetime of moments that define an eternity.


Never blame someone else for the road you are on.
That is your own asphalt.


In dreams begins responsibility.


The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.


Be yourself, everybody else is taken.


The most common form of despair is not being who you are.


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought, which they seldom use


The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays