Sometimes the cards we are dealt are not always fair.

However you must keep smiling & moving on

~ You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. ~ Oprah Winfrey ~ Take a second out to think about this: in your life you search and search for the right person for you. Every time you break up with someone you get one step closer to that person. You should look at moving on as getting closer to meeting the one. ~ Ian Philpot ~ Quietly forgiving and moving on is a gift to God ~ and yourself. ~ Unknown ~ When you start to abandoning your old beliefs or values... you may be stuck at the threshold for two or three years. Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs. ~ Dick Raymond ~ Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear. ~ Pat Riley ~ Because there is a larger awareness that transcends time and space, an awareness is available after death. ~

~ one shot at a time and then move on. Remember that golf is just ~ Nancy Lopez ~ The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and as often as you can, and keep moving on. ~ Ulysses S. Grant ~ A graduation is a small but significant tradition that I think everyone should take part in. What a great way to symbolize a part of your journey and to represent your thoughts for moving on. ~ Martin Stoleman

Perseverance, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

Barack Obama: Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. it's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.

Benjamin Disraeli: The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

Dale Carnegie: Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Elbert Hubbard: There is no failure except in no longer trying.

Frank Lloyd Wright: I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

Harriet Beecher Stowe: When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

That the weak overcomes the strong. Louis Pasteur: Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity. Forster never gets any further than warming the teapot. that the hard gives way to the gentle -. He's a rare fine hand at that. Katherine Mansfield: E.The heights by great men reached and kept / Were not attained by sudden flight. Herodotus: Some give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal. more vigorous efforts than ever before. Laozi (Lao Tzu. Is it not beautifully warm? Yes. Feel this teapot. Lao Tse): In this world. while their companions slept. while others. at the last moment. John Dewey: Arriving at one point is the starting point to another. Yet no one asks accordingly. / Were toiling upward in the night. it has no equal. M. John Quincy Adams: Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. obtain a victory by exerting. there is nothing softer or thinner than water. on the contrary. and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.this everyone knows. Jane Addams: Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon. Marian Wright Edelman: . but there ain't going to be no tea. But to compel the hard and unyielding. / But they.

Ovid: Let your hook always be cast. That is why some people with mediocre talent. Robert Frost: The best way out is always through. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. there will be a fish. go much further than people with vastly superior talent. Mary Kay Ash: For every failure. there is always another chance for you. Marian Wright Edelman: Whoever said anybody has a right to give up? Marian Wright Edelman: You're not obligated to win. You just have to find it. take a detour. for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down. but the staying down. When you come to a roadblock. in the pool where you least expect it. there's an alternative course of action. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation. Sophia Loren: Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. Mary Pickford: If you have made mistakes. Stephen Covey: . but with great inner drive.You just need to be a flea against injustice.

. system. Effective management is discipline. Walter Cronkite: I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got. Seeming to do is not doing. and honest purpose. planning. Thomas Alva Edison: Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost.Effective leadership is putting first things first. intelligence. as well as perspiration. try. Fields: If at first you don't succeed. carrying it out. Winston Churchill: If you're going through hell. No use being a damn fool about it. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. W. Thomas Alva Edison: Being busy does not always mean real work. keep going. try again. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought. C. Then quit. Victor Frankl: What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him. Thomas Alva Edison: Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good. that fulfillment will come. injustice. there are no sufficient literary. is quite possibly one of the most powerful "magic skills" that human beings are capable of. or historical answers to human tragedy. Elizabeth Gilbert: The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust. can be given to one only by other human beings. Dorothy Thompson: Courage. it would seem. misfortune.Don Quixote: Sanity may be madness but the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. and to trust that. Second. hope. Erik H. even where confidence is wounded. If life is to be sustained hope must remain. too. that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding. fear. and that there is always tomorrow. and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. trust impaired. only moral ones. Elizabeth Gilbert: To sit patiently with a yearning that has not yet been fulfilled. Elie Wiesel: I have learned two lessons in my life: first. turn on the light. is nothing less than the power to overcome danger. if you think there's a bogeyman around. . Dorothy Thompson: Fear grows in darkness. just as despair can come to one another only from other human beings. psychological. Erikson: Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. It has been noted by almost every ancient wisdom tradition.

I am living up to my full potential? John Lovejoy Elliott: The greatest personalities that ever existed have been those who united human beings and put them on the road toward cooperation and effectiveness and peace. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives.and there are so many -. This entry continued . Jane Wagner: A sobering thought: what if.where people have behaved magnificently. at this very moment. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty. Abraham. . Rumi.. If we remember those times and places -. and at least the possibility of sending this spinning top of a world in a different direction. Henry Ward Beecher: Repentance is another name for aspiration. Let's live with hope. this gives us the energy to act. If we see only the worst. and Dorothy Day all lived with a promise in their hearts that guided them toward the future without the need to know exactly what it would look like. Those whom the world has held highest have helped to unite and not sever interconnectedness. George Bernard Shaw: He who has never hoped can never despair. Ruth. it destroys our capacity to do something. Jesus. Mary. Gandhi. but also of compassion. Howard Zinn: To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. kindness. for it prolongs the torments of man. Moses. Caesar and Cleopatra Henri Nouwen: All the great spiritual leaders in history were people of hope. courage.Friedrich Nietzsche: Hope is the worst of evils. sacrifice. They have not been the destroyers of differences but the harmonizer of differences..

Louise Bogan: I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering. she'd better!") Marion Zimmer Bradley: . The Splendor of Beauty. Louisa May Alcott: Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. but when many people walk on it. there was never a road. Look well therefore to this Day! Such is the Salutation of the Dawn! Lin Yutang: Hope is like a road in the country. And every Tomorrow a Vision of Hope. the road comes into existence. the very Life of Life. But To-day well lived makes Every Yesterday a Dream of Happiness. and try to follow them. The Glory of Action. I may not reach them but I can look up and see their beauty. surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy! Margaret Fuller: I accept the universe! (Ralph Waldo Emerson's reported response: "By God. In its brief course lie all the Verities and Realities of your Existence. And To-morrow is only a Vision. The Bliss of Growth.Kalidasa: Listen to the Exhortation of the Dawn! Look to this Day! For it is Life. For Yesterday is but a Dream. believe in them.

Molly Ivins: I still believe in Hope . Utopias hardly have the meat on their bones to sustain a people in grave times. and the past is full of actual deeds. from protecting the environment to preserving a relationship. . The Trumpet of Conscience Michael A. In any worthwhile enterprise. as best we can.mostly because there's no such place as Fingers Crossed. Arkansas. the process of overcoming adversity often produces some of the most rewarding experiences we will ever have. Buck: None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free. In point of fact. somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving. to honor it. Throwing in the towel at the first sign of trouble or small inkling of distress may be the easy thing to do. but it doesn't help our self-concept. Most of life's troubles can be overcome if we are willing to work through them with patience. the ocean does not become dirty. you lose that courage to be. And so today I still have a dream.The road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair.: If you lose hope. Pearl S. Patricia Hampl: The future is here. real history. even though they both lead to the same destination. that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. now. if a few drops of the ocean are dirty. Martin Luther King. Mohandas K.' as it were. Jr. Gandhi: You must not lose faith in humanity. Human beings need to be challenged to 'test their mettle. we are going to encounter difficulties. Humanity is an ocean. Generally it means making a commitment and trying. Schuler: Sustainability isn't about the quick fix or the cheap solution. The good life is not a problem-free life.

we are saved by faith. Robert F. Buck: To eat bread without hope is still slowly to starve to death. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. we are saved by love. Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history. Therefore. or acts to improve the lot of others. Therefore. and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring. we are saved by the final form of love which is forgiveness.myth is more potent than history -dreams are more powerful than facts -. Kennedy: Each time a person stands up for an ideal. Nothing we is stronger than death. No virtuous act is quite a virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our own. can be accomplished alone.Pearl S. we are saved by hope. he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope. Buck: Life without idealism is empty indeed. Rita Mae Brown: Creativity comes from trust. . Reinhold Niebuhr: Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime. Therefore. however virtuous.laughter is the cure for grief -. Robert Fulghum: I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -. or strikes out against injustice. Therefore.hope always triumphs over experience -. We just hope or starve to death. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. Pearl S. these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Will Durant: The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds. Barack ran so we all can fly. Thomas Jefferson: I steer my bark with hope in the head. My hopes indeed sometimes fail. Martin walked so Barack could run. but hope not beyond reason. but on the value. it is the reality of personal relationship that saves everything. As you get used to this idea. William Sloane Coffin: . leaving fear astern. Ingersoll: Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. the rightness. You may have to face the fact that your work will be apparently worthless and even achieve no result at all. 1816 Thomas Merton: Do not depend on the hope of results. Samuel Johnson: The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from hope to hope. you start more and more to concentrate not on the results. William Penn: Never give out while there is hope. for that shows more desire than judgment. In the end.Robert G. if not perhaps results opposite to what you expect. Unknown: Rosa sat so Martin could walk. the truth of the work itself. but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy. You gradually struggle less and less for an idea and more and more for specific people.

Hope arouses. . Winston Churchill: The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. as nothing else can arouse. a passion for the possible.

" ~ Jack Dempsey Rudy Ruettiger Never Quitting Quote: "Never Quit. If you quit you'll regret it forever. never give up!" ~ Winston Churchill Samuel Johnson Perseverance Quote: "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance. Recognize that stopping now. ever quit. If you quit you'll regret it forever." ~ Rudy Ruettiger Vince Lombardi Persistence Quote: "It's not whether you get knocked down." ~ Winston Churchill Rudy Ruettiger Never Quitting Quote: "Never Quit. " ." ~ Samuel Johnson Jack Dempsey Never Giving Up Quote: "A champion is someone who gets up. "Don't ever.Winston Churchill Never Giving Up Quote: "Never. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. it's whether you get up. ever quit. even when he can't. regrouping to try a new approach isn't quitting." ~ Vince Lombardi Louis Pasteur Tenacity Quote: "Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. it's whether you get up. keep going." ~ Vince Lombardi Louis Pasteur Tenacity Quote: "Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. "Don't ever. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. regrouping to try a new approach isn't quitting. " ~ Louis Pasteur Winston Churchill Perseverance Quote: "If you are going through hell. never. Recognize that stopping now." ~ Rudy Ruettiger Vince Lombardi Persistence Quote: "It's not whether you get knocked down.

keep going." ~ Winston Churchill Thomas Jefferson Perseverance Quote: "When you reach the end of your rope. When the road you're trudging seems all uphill. Success is failure turned inside out. The silver tint of the clouds of doubt. " ~ Albert Einstein Never Giving Up Quote from an Unknown Author: "Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about. tie a knot in it and hang on. " ~ William Feather Calvin Coolidge Persistence Quote: . So stick to the fight when you're hardest hitIt's when things go wrong that you must not quit. but do not quit. but have to sigh. the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right." ~ Unknown Perseverance Poem from an Unknown Author: "When things go wrong as they sometimes will.~ Louis Pasteur Winston Churchill Perseverance Quote: "If you are going through hell. Ninety-nine times. When care is pressing you down a bitRest if you must." ~ Unknown William Feather Never Giving Up Quote: "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. And you can never tell how close you are It may be near when it seems so far." ~ Thomas Jefferson Albert Einstein Quote on Persistence: "I think and think for months and years. and the debts are high And you want to smile. When the funds are low.

" ~ James A. have and do something out of the ordinary entails facing difficulties and challenges that are out of the ordinary as well. from an Unknown source: "When you feel like giving up. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else. on never giving up. Genius will not. nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Michener Dale Carnegie Never Quitting Quote: "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Michener Persistence Quote: "Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. unrewarded genius is a proverb. from Winston Churchill. Talent will not. remember why you held on for so long in the first place. from an unknown source: "Don't be discouraged." ~ Unknown Brian Tracy on Not Giving Up: "Between you and every goal that you wish to achieve. Your decision to be. never. during World War II: "Never." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Great Quote on Not Giving Up. there is a series of obstacles." ~ Dale Carnegie Probably the most famous quote ever. the bigger the obstacles. " ~ Unknown . Education will not. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. never give up!" ~ Winston Churchill Ralph Waldo Emerson Not Giving Up Quote: "Our greatest glory is not in never failing. but in rising up every time we fail." ~ Calvin Coolidge James A. the world is full of educated derelicts." ~ Brian Tracy Visual Not Giving Up Quote."Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. and the bigger the goal. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

a great quote from Albert Einstein: "It's not that I'm so smart.' " ~ Unknown A great not giving up quotation from Winston Churchill. and the chances are that you will stumble on something. from an unknown source: "Never give up on what you really want to do." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson The rewards of not giving up." ~ Winston Churchill Charles F." ~ Albert Einstein Never Give Up on Your Dreams Quote. Kettering Quote on Keeping Going: "Keep on going." ~ Unknown Simple Confucius Not Giving Up Quote : "It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. "Give up. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. " ~ Confucius A quietly inspiring quote on not giving up: "When the world says. perhaps when you are least expecting it. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts." Hope whispers." ~ Brian Tracy . 'Try it one more time. it's just that I stay with problems longer." ~ Charles F. you will be successful. Kettering Brian Tracy Never Giving Up Quote: "Never consider the possibility of failure.Robert Louis Stevenson Not Giving Up Quote: "Saints are sinners who kept on going. as long as you persist. with a touch of humor: "Wars are not won by evacuations.

but I can change the world of one person.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quote about Never Giving Up: "Perseverance is a great element of success. by Randall G Leighton: "Work like you don't need the money." ~ Albert Schweitzer Classic Inspirational Saying from an Unknown Source: "I'd rather be optimistic and a fool." ~ Randall G Leighton Funny." ~ Unknown Famous Inspirational Thought from Shira Tehrani: "You can't do anything about the length of your life." ~ Unknown Inspirational Thought on How To Live Your Life. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate. " ~ Shira Tehrani . love like you've never been hurt and dance like no one is watching." ~ Paul Shane Spear Inspirational Thought from Albert Schweitzer: "A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. but you can do something about its width and depth. Inspirational Thought: "The greatest revenge is to accomplish what others say you cannot do." ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Paul Shane Spear on What One Person Can Do: "As one person I cannot change the world. But True. you are sure to wake up somebody. than pessimistic and right.

Inspirational One-liner. but their echoes are truly endless. Growth is optional. be that one. " ~ Ayn Rand Determination Saying from an Unknown Author: "Real leaders are ordinary people with extraordinary determination." ~ Anonymous Inspirational Motto About Life from Karen Kaiser Clark: "Life is change. Inspiration is a sustainable internal glow which pulls you forward. temporary high that pushes you forward." ~ Karen Kaiser Clark Inspirational Thought by Thomas Leonard: "Motivation is an external." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Mother Theresa on Kind Words: "Kind words can be short and easy to speak. Choose wisely. it's who is going to stop me." ~ Mother Theresa Ayn Rand Determination Quote: "The question isn't who is going to let me. " ~ Unknown Author Ella Wheeler Wilcox Determination Quotation: . from an Anonymous Visitor: "When odds are one in a million." ~ Thomas Leonard Inspirational Saying by Ralph Waldo Emerson: "We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

I cannot say. no destiny. never .. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense." ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox Dedication Quote from an Unknown Author: "Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe dedicated.. Eisenhower Cecil B. that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul." ~ Alexander Graham Bell Dwight D." ~ Unknown Author Winston Churchill Famous Determination Quote: "Never give in! Never give in! Never. All I know is that it exists.and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know exactly what you want.and are fully determined not to quit until you get it. Eisenhower Famous Quote on Determination: "What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight . That is dedication. large or petty. never." ~ Tommy Lasorda Alexander Graham Bell Determination Quotation: "What this power is."There is no chance." ~ Cecil's the size of the fight in the dog." ~ Roger Bannister George Allen Determination Quotation: . no fate." ~ Winston Churchill Tommy Lasorda Determination Quote: "The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination. De Mille Dedication Quote: "The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly." ~ Dwight nothing great or small.. De Mille Roger Bannister Determination Quote: "The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. never.

" ~ Charles De Gaulle Dedication Quote from an Unknown Author: " I may not be there yet." ~ Harvey Mackay Charles De Gaulle Determination Quotation: "Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men. and men are great only if they are determined to be so. only this time more wisely. I've just found 10.000 ways that won't work. Most men succeed because they are determined to. " ~ Unknown Author Henry Ford Failure Quote: "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again. but I'm closer than I was yesterday."People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit." ~ George Allen Hannibal Determination Quote: "We will either find a way." ~ Hannibal Harvey Mackay Dedication Quote: "People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be." ~ Thomas Alva Edison Benjamin Disraeli Failure/Success Quote: ." ~ Henry Ford Thomas Alva Edison Failure Quotation: "I have not failed. or make one.

in his own mind. What we call failure is not the falling down." ~ Mary Pickford Robert Schuller Failure/Success Quote: "Failure doesn't mean you are a just means you haven't succeeded yet.. " ~ Robert Schuller Michael Jordan Failure/Success Quote: "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career." ~ Michael Jordan Napoleon Hill Failure Quote: . but the staying down. there is always another chance for you. They win and lose more than losers. " ~ Elbert Hubbard Terry Paulson Losing Quote: "Winners lose more than losers." ~ Sir Winston Churchill Elbert Hubbard Famous Quote on Failure: "There is no failure except in no longer trying. I've lost almost 300 games."All my successes have been built on my failures. And that is why I succeed. even serious ones." ~ Napoleon Hill Mary Pickford Failure Quote: "If you have made mistakes." ~ Benjamin Disraeli Sir Winston Churchill Quote on Failures: "Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. Twenty-six times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. because they stay in the game. " ~ Terry Paulson Napoleon Hill Losing Quote: "No man is ever whipped until he quits ..

" ~ William Strong Sir Winston Churchill Quote on Failure: "Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. " ~ Robert Allen . " ~ Napoleon Hill William Strong Failure/Success Quote: "The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything ."Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success. but in rising every time we fail. Only feedback. " ~ Sir Winston Churchill Confucius Failure Saying: "Our greatest glory is not in never failing." ~ Confucius Robert Allen's Famous Quote on Failure : "There is no failure.and it works.

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