Great quotes, courtesy of Peter Shankman

Read these quotes today, courtesy of Peter Shankman, on a listserv I’m on:

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. 
– Leonardo da Vinci

“Come to the edge.”  “We might fall.” “Come to the edge.” “It’s too high!” “Come to the edge. ” And they came,  and he pushed,  And they flew.  —  Guillaume Apollinaire   

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius 

Fortune favors the bold. Virgil

Courage doesn’t always shout. Sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says, “I will try again tomorrow”. 

It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. – Confucius 

Cielos Azules
(blue skies)

Just laugh. Be safe. Love life. 

“Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.” – Anonymous

“Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win.” – Tom Fleming

The only easy day was yesterday – USN SEAL HQ motto

“The road to success is always under construction”

“The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones, is how we use them”

“When you see someone putting on his running shoes,
you can be pretty sure that an adventure is about to happen.”
                                                –  Winnie the Pooh

The reason someone wants to rain on your parade is because they don’t have one of their own.

1 Response to “Great quotes, courtesy of Peter Shankman”


  • I can’t wait to see what the world will look like once more conversations happen between citizens and their governments.

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