The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

— Mark Twain

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

— Mark Twain

Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first, it is ridiculed. In the second, it is opposed. In the third, it is regarded as self evident.

— Arthur Schopenhauer

An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.

— Goi Nasu