Most of these are here because I see the need to improve on them in my own life:

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.” ― Ludwig van Beethoven

YTMM "The more you trust and rely upon the Spirit, the greater your capacity to create." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

YTMM "Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved." - Thomas S. Monson

"What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve." - Napoleon Hill

"That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help." - Abraham Lincoln

"Jesus can turn water into wine, but He can't turn your whining into anything." - Mark Steele