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What’s Your Personal Motto?

Do you the a personal motto?  A quote that inspires you, reminds you of life’s joys and struggles?  Words that keep you grounded?

There’s debate about the origins of one of my favorites, it’s been attributed to Plato or Philo of Alexandria, but most scholars believe these wise words were written by Scottish author and theologian, Ian Maclaren:  Be Kind; Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Here are some other worthy contenders.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
– Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
– Albert Einstein

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
– Michael Jordan

You must be the change you want to see in the world.
– Mahatma Gandhi

Fall down seven times, get up eight.
-Â Japanese Proverb

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
– John Wooden

 

 

 

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