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Words of wisdom

Words of wisdom

Words of wisdom to help you through difficult times. Don’t doubt yourself!

“Rome wasn’t built in a day.”

“Focus on the journey, not the destination.” Greg Anderson

“Write as you go along…don’t leave the write-up until the end.”

“The actual research is the easy part – coming up with the ideas is what’s difficult”.

“Don't be afraid to ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don't know something, and to learn something new.” Barack Obama

“Don’t work hard, work fast.” Harry Whewell

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." Helen Keller

“Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” Wernher von Braun

“Be nice to yourself... It's hard to be happy when someone is mean to you all the time.” Christine Arylo

“Follow your ideas, don’t just jump from one in vogue technology to another”

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill

“During a PhD you enter into a three year professional relationship with your supervisors…this lasts longer than many non-professional relationships, so choose carefully!”

“Don’t hide your light under a bushel.”

“Challenge the status quo. Ask ‘why are we doing things a certain way?’ Do not assume that the current way is necessarily the best way.”

“He who dares wins.” David Stirling

“It doesn’t matter if you fall down, it’s whether you get back up.” Michael Jordan.

"I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition." Jean-Francois Cope

“Someone’s got to win…it might as well be you.”

“As an academic I recommend doing three things every day: thinking, reading and exercise.”

“Don’t stop believin’.” Journey

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein

“You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” Jim Stovall

“Research is creating new knowledge.” Neil Armstrong

 “The Way to Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.” Walt Disney

“Try and write something every day.”

“Just do it!” Nike

“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.” Stephen Hawking.

“It’s all relative.”

“Our problem is not that we aim too high and miss, but that we aim too low and hit.” Aristotle

“Your most valuable asset can be your willingness to persist longer than anyone else.” Brian Tracy

“You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.”

“Attention to detail!”

“If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” Steve Jobs

“People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.”  Rob Siltanen

“He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.” Horace

“The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.”  Brian Tracy

“Today’s Accomplishments Were Yesterday’s Impossibilities.” Robert H. Schuller

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety nine percent perspiration.” Thomas Edison