David Viscott Quotes (13 quotations)

1. In the end, the only people who fail are those who do not try. - David Viscott

2. Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence. - David Viscott

3. No one is so old as to think he cannot live one more year. - David Viscott

4. Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors. - David Viscott

5. Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind. - David Viscott

6. The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible. - David Viscott

7. The successful men of action are not sufficiently self-observant to know exactly on what their success depends. - David Viscott

8. The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing. - David Viscott

9. Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure. - David Viscott

10. To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again. - David Viscott

11. To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. - David Viscott

12. To love and to be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. - David Viscott

13. We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act. - David Viscott

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