"I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."George Edmund Street on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."George Edmund Street on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."George Edmund Street on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."George Edmund Street on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."George Edmund Street on Steve Jobs
"It is most necessary to avoid rusticity in any way, whether in material, design, or execution."