"If you can fill the unforgiving minute
 With sixty seconds' worth of distance run..." -Rudyard Kipling in  "If--" 

"Seek freedom and become captive of your desires.  Seek discipline and find your liberty." -F. Herbert

"The right process will produce the right results." - Jeffrey Liker, The Toyota Way

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."  -Theodore Roosevelt
"The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person. Reactive people are driven by feelings, by circumstances, by conditions, by their environment. Proactive people are driven by values--carefully thought about, selected and internalized values, that are based on timeless principles." -Stephen R. Covey. 
"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection."  -Thomas Paine
"A relentless barrage of 'why's' is the best way to prepare your mind to pierce the clouded veil of thinking caused by the status quo. Use it often." - Shingo

"Don't fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Before you know it, a sense of God's wholeness, everything coming together for good, will come and settle you down. It's wonderful what happens when Christ displaces worry at the center of your life." -Phillipians 4:6-7 MSG