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    1.Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity. Reduce selfishness,have few desires.

    Lao Tzu

    2.Fall seven times, stand up eight!

    Japanese Proverbs

    3.Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The humanspirit is to grow strong by conflict.

    William Ellery Channing

    4.The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put upwith the rain.

    Dolly Parton

    5.No pressure, no diamonds.

    Mary Case

    6.I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me inmagnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. Theproper function of a man is to live, not to exist.

    Jack London

    7.Everything you need is already inside.Just do it.

    BillBowerman (Nike)

    8.Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended tobecome an oyster.

    Theodore Roosevelt

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    9.Some people dream of success while others wake up andwork hard at it.

    Author Unknown

    10. The best dreams happen when youre awake.

    Cherie Gilderbloom

    11. God, grant me the serenity to accept things that Icannot change;The courage to change the things I can; And the wisdom toknow the difference.

    Dr. Reinhold Niebuhr

    12. You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

    Mahatma Gandhi

    13. Start living now. Stop saving the good china for thatspecial occasion. Stop withholding your love until thatspecial person materializes. Every day you are alive is aspecial occasion. Every minute, every breath, is a gift fromGod.

    Mary Manin Morrissey

    14. To change ones life; Start immediately. Do itflamboyantly.No exceptions.

    William James

    15. Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.

    Les Brown

    16. There will be sleeping enough in the Grave.

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    Benjamin Franklin

    17. Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendidtorch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want

    to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

    George Bernard Shaw

    18. Life is either daring adventure or nothing.

    Helen Keller

    19. If you want your life to be a magnificent story, thenbegin by realizing that you are the author and everyday youhave the opportunity to write a new page.

    Mark Houlahan

    20. Dont make me walk when I want to fly.

    Galina Doyla

    21. A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, andmopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; anoptimist doesnt see the clouds at all hes walking on them.

    Leonard Louis Levinson

    22. Once you choose hope, anythings possible.

    Christopher Reeve

    23. The best is yet to be.

    Robert Browning

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    24. I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow intoa mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth willI apply all my efforts to become the highest mountain of alland I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.

    Og Mandino

    25. We were born to succeed, not to fail.

    Henry David Thoreau

    26. Tough times never last, but tough people do.

    Dr. Robert Schuller

    27. Carpe diem. (Seize the day.)



    28. Nobody ever drowned in sweat

    US Marine saying

    29. Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chaseperfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, becausenothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it,

    because in the process we will catch excellence. I am notremotely interested in just being good.

    Vince Lombardi (one of the most successful coaches in the history ofAmerican

    footballin his first team meeting as Packers coach)

    30. Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.

    Norman Vincent Peale

    31. Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.

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    Charles Kettering

    32. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when youtake your eyes off your goal.

    Henry Ford

    33. Reach up as far as you can and God will help you reachthe rest of the way.

    Greg Hickman

    34. Never, never, never give up.

    Winston Churchill ( In his later years, Winston Churchill was asked to give the

    commencement address at Oxford University. Following his introduction, he

    rose, went to the podium, and said the above 5 words. Then he took his seat.)

    35. Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising upevery time we fail.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    36. Its easy enough to be pleasant, when life flows alonglike a song, but the man worthwhile is the man with a smile,

    when everything goes dead wrong.

    Author Unknown.

    37. Everyday, give yourself a good mental shampoo.

    Dr. Sara Jordan

    38. Realize that true happiness lies within you.


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    39. When one door of happiness closes, another opens: butoften we look so long at the closed door that we do not seethe one which has been opened for us.

    Helen Keller

    40. If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

    Joan Collins

    41. Birds sing after a storm; why shouldnt people feel asfree to delight in whatever remains to them?

    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

    42. Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to befearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of mypain, but for the heart to conquer it.


    43. This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun andthe animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks,stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income andlabor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God.

    Walt Whitman

    44. In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillnessinside of you.

    Deepak Chopra

    45. If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

    David Carradine

    46. Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.

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    Mario Fernandez

    47. Dont wish it were easier, wish you were better.

    Jim Rohn

    48. Celebrate your success and find humor in your failures.Dont take yourself so seriously. Loosen up and everyonearound you will loosen up. Have fun and always showenthusiasm. When all else fails, put on a costume and sing asilly song.


    alton (founder of


    49. Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never seethe shadow.

    Helen Keller

    50. Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

    Swedish Proverb

    51. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harderbattle.


    52. Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.

    Helen Keller

    53. Dont count the days, make the days count.

    Muhammad Ali

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    54. Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spelleach evening. But it always rises the next morning. Atsunrise, every soul is born again.

    Author Unknown

    55. Dont hurry, dont worry. Youre only here for a shortvisit. So be sure to stop and smell the flowers.


    56. Love all. Serve all. Help ever. Hurt never.

    Author Unknown

    57. Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work withmastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds!Shine.


    58. Dance as though no one is watching you,Love as though you have never been hurt before,Sing as though no one can hear you,Live as though heaven is on earth.


    59. You will find, as you look back upon your life, that themoments when you really lived are the moments when youhave done things in the spirit of love.

    Henry Drummond

    60. Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves,the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energiesof love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world,man will have discovered fire.

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    Teilhard de Chardin

    61. We do not sing because we are happy, we are happybecause we sing.

    William James

    62. Waste no tears over the grieves of yesterday.


    63. The moon lives in the lining of your skin.

    Pablo Neruda

    64. He who climbs above the cares of this world, and turnshis face to his God, has found the sunny side of life.


    65. Never think thatGods delays are Gods denials. Holdon; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.

    Georges-Louis Leclere De Buffon

    66. Its not whether you get knocked down; its whether youget back up.

    Vince Lombardi

    67. Success is going from failure to failure without losingyour enthusiasm.

    Abraham Lincoln

    68. Once you make a decision, the universe conspires tomake it happen.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    69. Use what talents you possess; The woods would be verysilent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

    Henry Van Dyke

    70. When love and skill work together, expect amasterpiece.

    John Ruskin

    71. Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to

    stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change hismind.

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    72. You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with allyour might.

    Henry David Thoreau

    73. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achievegreatly.

    Robert F. Kennedy

    74. So long as there is breath in me, that long will I persist.For now I know one of the greatest principles of success; If Ipersist long enough I will win.

    Og Mandino

    75. Success and rest dont sleep together.

    Russian proverb

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    76. The world has the habit of making room for the manwhose words and actions show that he knows where he isgoing.

    Napoleon Hill

    77. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for ourjourney.


    78. If youre going through Hell, keep going.

    Winston Churchill

    79. Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot begreat.


    80. Remember the storm is a good opportunity for the pineand the cypress to show their strength and their stability.

    Ho ChiMinh

    81. In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, aninvincible summer.

    Albert Camus

    82. When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plansare not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more

    toward your coveted goal.

    Napoleon Hill

    83. In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.

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    Albert Einstein

    84. God never sends us more than we can handle.

    Mother Theresa

    85. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

    Mary Kay Ash

    86. Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing candisturb your peace of mind.

    Christian Larson

    87. It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turnsgristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.

    Henry Ward Beecher

    88. The things that hurt us teach us.

    Author Unknown89. What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the

    fight its the size of the fight in the dog.

    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    90. The oyster turns into pearl the sand that annoys it.

    Sidney Newton Bremer

    91. There are only two ways to live your life. One is asthough nothing is a miracle. The other is as thougheverything is a miracle.

    Albert Einstein

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    92. Light tomorrow with today.

    Elizabeth Barrett Browning



    ven if youre on the right track, youll get run over ifyou just sit there.

    Will Rogers

    94. If you have built castles in the air, your work need notbe lost; that is where they should be.Now put thefoundations under them.

    Henry David Thoreau

    95. A year from now you may wish you had started today.

    Karen Lamb