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Motivational and Other Great Quotes

Motivational and Other Great Quotes



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Quotes I find helpful in everyday life
Quotes I find helpful in everyday life

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The Quotes I Really Find Helpful
(In No Particular Order)Whatever your mind can conceive and believe it can achieve! Napoleon HillWhether you think you can or you think you can't, either way you are right. Henry FordTo accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.Anatole FranceI honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at somethingyou hate. George BurnsIf you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. Robert FritzThe successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce LeeDo just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitationsagain. James R. Cook People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. Whenthey believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. Norman Vincent PealeGo confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry DavidThoreauReflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes,of which every man has some Charles DickensOur doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we often might win, by fearing to attempt.William ShakespeareYour outer circumstances are the mirror of your inner world. Change your inner world, and youchange your outer world. Remez Sasson.You see things and say, ‘Why?’, but I dream things and say, ‘Why not?’ George Bernard ShawThere are no short cuts to any place worth going. Beverly SillsIt is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they aredifficult. SenecaKites rise highest against the wind – not with it. Winston ChurchillThere is no failure, there are only results. Anthony RobbinsIt was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid todo.' Ralph Waldo EmersonSuccess is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.GoetheThe greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is toolow and we reach it. Michelangelo BuonarrotiMost of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.Edward de BonoOnly those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy"Come to the edge.""We can't. We are afraid.""Come to the edge.""We can't. We will fall.""Come to the edge."And they came.And he pushed them.And they flew.Guillaume ApollinaireWhat would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van GoghIf you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.Henry David ThoreauThe longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is moreimportant than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, thancircumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is moreimportant than appearance, giftedness, or skill. It will make or break a company... a church... ahome. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we willembrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will actin a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the stringwe have, and that is our attitude... I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90%how I react to it. And so it is with you... we are in charge of our Attitudes.Charles SwindollBeyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no lessthan the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not is clear to you, nodoubt the universe is unfolding as it should. Therefore be at peace with God, whatever youconceive Him to be. And whatever your labors and aspirations, in the noisy confusion of lifekeep peace in your soul. With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautifulworld. Be Cheerful. Strive to be happy.Max EhrmannIf you want something badly enough, you make arrangements. If you don't want it badly enough,you make excuses.Hanif Kureishi
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.Bill CosbySuccess is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. George S. PattonSuccess is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. Oscar WildeAude aliquid dignum 16th century Latin for "Dare something worthy"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, butrather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. Frederick KeonigI am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo PicassoWe make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston ChurchillDo not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages.Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at smalladvantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.ConfuciusChampions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, monthsand years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely thedemonstration of their championship character.T. Alan ArmstrongSuccess is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts WinstonChurchill Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more commonthan unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination aloneare omnipotent. The slogan, 'press on' has solved, and always will solve, the problems of thehuman race.Calvin CoolidgeThere are thousands to tell you it cannot be done,There are thousands to prophesy failure;There are thousands to point out to you one by one,The dangers that wait to assail you.But just buckle in with a bit of a grin,Just take off your coat and go to it,And start in to sing as you tackle the thingThat "cannot be done" – and you'll do it.Edgar A Guest. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world: indeed it'sthe only thing that ever has!"Margaret MeadeIf your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it. Jonathan Winters

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