Today I’ve gathered some inspiring quotes to share…Okay.  I know you can see right through that…the truth is, I found it difficult to get going this morning so I thought, “I’ll just share some quotes.”

That’s true…but then it hit me that by sharing these great quotes, I’m not only sharing inspiration with you but also inspiring myself by re-reading these gems. In fact, I feel better already. I hope you will, too.

So with that in mind, here we go….

“Man is not made for defeat.” Ernest Hemingway

“The greatest achievement is not in never falling, but in rising after you fall.” Vince Lombardi

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill

“I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.” Jonathan Winters
“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do…or not do. There is no try” Yoda

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” JFK

“You don’t get into trouble because of the things you don’t know.  It’s the things you don’t know you don’t know that can really make a mess.” Anonymous

“Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.”-F.P. Jones

“You can disagree without being disagreeable.”-Zig Ziglar

“Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got.”-Jim Rohn

“If you haven’t got all the things you want, be grateful for the things you don’t have that you don’t want.”-Unknown

“Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness.” – Chang-Tzu

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” – Barry LePatner

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” – Buddhist Proverb

“The best words to resolve a disagreement are: I could be wrong; I often am.” -Brian Tracy

Until next time, friends….be nice!

Chris Keaton is a Nashville TN based entertainment industry executive, music consultant, bon vivant and lover of great music, wine, fashion and fast cars.