Mistakes: "It could be that the purpose of your life
is only to serve as a warning to others."
Defeat: "For every winner, there are dozens of
losers. Odds are you're one of them."
Failure: "When your best just isn't good enough."
Stupidity: "Quitters never win, winners never quit,
but those who never win AND never quit are idiots."
Humiliation: "The harder you try, the dumber you
Ineptitude: "If you can't learn to do something
well, learn to enjoy doing it poorly."
Losing: "If at first you don't succeed, failure may
be your style."
Delusions: "There is no joy greater than soaring
high on the winds of your dreams, except maybe the joy
of watching a dreamer who has nowhere to land but in
the Ocean of Reality."
Incompetence: "When you earnestly believe you can
compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your
efforts, there's no end to what you can't do."
Idiocy: "Never underestimate the power of stupid
people in large groups."
Agony: "Not all pain is gain."
Doubt: "In a battle between you and the world, bet
on the world."
Pessimism: "Every dark cloud has a silver lining,
but lightning kills hundreds of people each year who
are trying to find it."
Blame: "The secret to success is knowing who to
blame for your failures."
Slacking: "When birds fly in the right formation,
they need only exert half the effort. Even in nature,
teamwork results in collective laziness."
Disloyalty: "There comes a time when every team must
learn to make individual sacrifices."
Conformity: "When people are free to do as they
please, they usually imitate each other."
Apathy: "If we don't take care of the customer,
maybe they'll stop bugging us."
Procrastination: "Hard work often pays off after
time, but laziness always pays off now."
Underachievement: "The tallest blade of grass is the
first to be cut by the lawnmower."