"The Sage's Wish: Like Sun, from the East, may you continue to rise, smile and shine."

"As the sun shines I will make hay
To keep failure at bay
For there remaineth a pay
For my honest toil each day."

“Where would we have been without the discoveries of our predecessors, and where are we going without your discoveries?”

“Knowing trees, I came to realize, understand and appreciate the act of patience.”

“Patience and persistence are the keys... The keys to unlock doors of success... With these two virtues, you grow in reasoning and experience.”

“Nothing will bind the eyes of man quicker than the touch of compromise. A principle not compromised is a principle worth dying for. A dream not compromised is a dream worth living for.”

“Mind your mind, soon, you will mine from it.”

“Invariably, we all are 'MIND LORDS'.”

“Waiting is a form of passive persistence.”

“To be the cynosure of all eyes, do the extraordinary when you are least expected.”

“Holding on, holding out and holding fast when the going is tough constitutes a winning mindset.”

“The slogans “hang on” and “press on” have solved and will continue to solve the problems of humanity.”

“I acquired courage from the masterpieces of sages. I came of age by their instructions to keep going, even in hard times. Then I learnt not to despair, even when it seemed that my world is falling apart. I learnt to possess fortitude.”

“Love springs from the inside. It is the immortal surge of passion, excitement, energy, power, strength, prosperity, recognition, respect, desire, determination, enthusiasm, confidence, courage, and vitality, that nourishes, extends and protects. It possesses an external objective - life.”

“There is a thin line between the impossible and the possible - that is determination.”

“Over the years, I've come to realize that determination makes one to punch above one's weight.”

“A man who has come to the full realization of his responsibility to men won't stick to one man. It will be foolhardy if he does that.”

“When a man begins to do that which is assigned to him, it becomes as if he is more endowed and favoured than his fellows.”

“Perform your task and I shall know you. Perform your task and your genius shall befriend the more.”

“The burden of knowledge is lighter than the joy of ignorance.”

“Whatever thing the mind can imagine, the eyes can see, the hands will soon handle.”

“Your divine sagacity is your life's status symbol.”

“It does not take age to be a sage, neither does it require rage to have the courage to be a sage in this day and age.”

“A customized life is a life lived in its true essence.”

“The tragedy in the life of a timid man is not necessarily that he is timorous, but obviously there is something that dies in him while he still lives.”

“Developing your unique thought to the level of being appreciated and adopted by the world - that's genius.”

“Accept and express your underlying certitude, and it shall be worldwide sagacity.”

“A man's genius seems to befriend the more when he reads with open heart, the masterpiece of masterminds, the sagacity of sages, and the ingenious words of geniuses of ages.”

“When I was foolish, I detested sagacity. I ate the fruits of my foolishness and ignorance. I thank God because I was once foolish. It was from my foolishness that I learnt and understood the true savour of sagacity.”

“What would have been the fate of sages if there were no fools?”

“Greatness is in influence, and not necessarily in affluence. It is not achieved by being a 'paper millionaire', but by being a 'people millionaire'.”

“I have learnt from the politics of my great country, Nigeria that there is nothing wrong with the heads of states, but there is something wrong with the state of the heads.”

“Fear breeds cowardice, and cowardice compels bravery.”

“The mind is the mine of man, wherein he digs out good or evil.”

“If your failure is not a lesson, it's indeed a failure.”

“That failure serves a purpose!”

“Failure does not connote that you achieved nothing. It denotes that you are on an adventure towards finding what will eventually advance you to the realization of your goals.”

“The greatest reward for a man's failure is not necessarily the consequent success, but what he becomes by it.”

“Failure gives the bald hairs; equips the novice with experience. The learner, sooner or later, becomes a teacher by it.”

“Sooner or later, the man who learnt lessons from his failures will be the one to be sought first for guidance, counsel and formula on how to be successful in life's endeavours.”

“Do you know the opportunity you get when you fail? It is starting again - an opportunity to perform better.”

“Decode the message of failure and enjoy the fortune thereof.”

“Our imagination goes ahead of us, bringing our yesterday's imagings into present realities.”

“To imagine is to risk being mentally blind.”

“To shine and outshine the shining stars, to take your abilities to the greatest height, to sit on top of the world, you must fortify yourself with persistence, the determination and willingness to stay in the same direction over a long period of time whatever the cost might be.”

“While I was yearning for happiness I became happy.”

“First seek happiness from within, then you will find it without.”

“The commencement of true happiness is the realization that your happiness begins with you.”

“All of us are in the manufacturing industry - manufacturing either our own happiness or unhappiness.”

“There is a good life. The goodnews is that you can live that good life. The good life is the happy life. To live this good life, be happy! A truly happy man is a good man.”

“Happiness is a journey, not a journey's end.”

“The peak of happiness is attained when a person has accepted to be what he is.”

“True happiness that stands the taste of time comes by recognizing and appreciating what we do possess.”

“We all have different paths in life. As in purpose, so is happiness. As our purposes differ, so do our roads to happiness differ, though we may have common grounds.”

“People enter different paths seeking for happiness and fulfillment. We must respect other people's individuality. Just because they're not on your path doesn't mean they are on the wrong track.”

“Always be happy, you never know how happy you can make another by just being happy.”

“Happiness springs up from within. Do not seek it without.”

“Happiness is the good life that is marked by flourishing well-being, joy, prosperity, peace, satisfaction, and pleasure.”

“Happiness does not completely depend on comforts or opulence. Even a pauper can be happier than a prince.”

“Happiness is in contentment, gratitude, and love. It is a lifestyle, not a location.”

“To be happy, you have to risk being unhappy.”

“Like love, like talent, like any other virtue, like anything else in this life, happiness needs to be nurtured - this is the truth of the whole matter.”

“80% of man's happiness is based on love - love for others, love for self, love for family, love for friends, love for work, love for nature, and love for being loved.”

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