Need a bit of inspiration to get you through the holiday home stretch or to face down those resolutions? These words of wisdom will feed your soul.

"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." 
― Maya Angelou

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly." 
― Robert F. Kennedy

"Just because you fail once, doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything." 
― Marilyn Monroe

"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." 
― Henry David Thoreau, I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau