- "Dripping water hollows out rocks"--Ovid
- "I do the very best I know how--the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing it until the end"--Abraham Lincoln
- "If you want to be good, make your teammates the best they can be"--Wally Szerbiak's father
- "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it is the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead as quoted in When Fish Fly
- "Do you listen to make a difference, or do you listen to defend yourself?"--John Yokoyama in When Fish Fly
- "It's a simple formula; do your best and somebody might like it"--Dorthy Baker as quoted in The Book of Positive Quotations.
FTR I liked When Fish Fly so much I purchased 10 copies for people at our store!