Chris Gardner Quotes.

1. "Sizing up succinctly his lack of formal education compared with his determination to learn from others, the author writes, "I went to college with every person I ever met."
- Quote by Chris Gardner

2. "The future was uncertain, absolutely, and there were many hurdles, twists, and turns to come, but as long as I kept moving forward, one foot in front of the other, the voices of fear and shame, the messages from those who wanted me to believe that I wasn't good enough, would be stilled."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

3. "The world is your oyster. It's up to you to find the pearls."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

4. "It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking how did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue and maybe we can actually never have it. No matter what. How did he know that?"
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

5. "Walk that walk and go forward all the time. Don't just talk that talk, walk it and go forward. Also, the walk didn't have to be long strides; baby steps counted too. Go forward."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

6. "Wealth can also be that attitude of gratitude with which we remind ourselves everyday to count our blessings."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

7. "Still a dreamer, yet more of a realist than ever before, I knew this was my time to sail. On the horizon I saw the shining future, as before. The difference now was that I felt the wind at my back. I was ready."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

8. "Her stillness defeated his storm."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

9. "There was a language specific to all things. The ability to learn another language in one arena, whether it was music, medicine, or finance, could be used to accelerate learning and other arenas, too."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

10. "No one ever laid out the sequence of events that led to my mother being prosecuted and imprisoned for alleged welfare fraud."
- Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness

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