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You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. You can make goals for family, relationships, anything.

Michael Johnson

Perspective is in the quiet of a walk, the wisdom of a good book, or the harmony of your favorite music. I find it sometimes in the slow peace of fishing.

Michael Johnson

I believe that it is better to learn from the diverse people around us than to try in vain to emulate them, better to be a teacher than a role model. As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Be who you are in every situation.

Michael Johnson

Along with trustworthiness, consistency is the thing to look for when you surround yourself with people who can help you on your quest.

Michael Johnson

As strong as my legs are, it is my mind that has made me a champion.

Michael Johnson

Examine the opportunities, the challenges you've given yourself.

Michael Johnson

You owe it to yourself to find your own unorthodox way of succeeding, or sometimes, just surviving.

Michael Johnson

Acknowledge that you failed, draw your lessons from it, and use it to your advantage to make sure it never happens again.

Michael Johnson

That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.

Michael Johnson

You learn as much from those who have failed as from those who have succeeded.

Michael Johnson

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Count your blessings.

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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.

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Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.

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We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Practice makes perfect.

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He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is ; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

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To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

The only real valuable thing is intuition.

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In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.

Anne Frank, The Diary Of Anne Frank (1959)

Live your life and forget your age.

Norman Vincent Peale

Love is an electric blanket with somebody else in control of the switch.

Cathy Carlyle

Ideals are like stars, you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.

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It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You can not make progress without making decisions.

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Ideals serve well as our guides. They are like beacons on a journey , they do not permit us to tarry, as though our goal and rest were already contained in them.

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Where is there dignity unless there is honesty ?

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Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile.

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There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

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I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

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Every artist was first an amateur.

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Be the change you want to see in the world.

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If people find fault with you and try to put you into bad light, wrongly slandering and vilifying you, just step back and observe yourself. Don't harbor any dislike, don't enter into it any contests, and don't get upset, angry, or resentful. Just cut right through it and be as if you never or saw it. Eventually malevolent pests will disappear of themselves. If you contend with them, then a bad name will bounce back and forth with never an end in sight.

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Conflict itself is, of course, a sign of relative health as you would know if you ever met really apathetic people, really hopeless people, people who have given up hoping, striving, and coping.

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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

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The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.

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The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies.

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Talkers are no good doers.

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Well, nobody's perfect.

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What is it you want, Mary ? What do you want ? You want the moon ? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.

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No one knows what he can do until he tries.

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Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

Progress is the activity of today and the assurance of tomorrow

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henry Ford

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.

Hugh Prather

Let's go home, Debbie.

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Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.

Jim Rohn

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.

Mahatma Gandhi

You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?

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Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

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The art of love, is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

People will exercise great effort and creativity to make our plan work, and sometimes expend just as much effort and creativity to make your plan fail.

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Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.

Mark Victor Hansen

There are no secrets to success it is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

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Napoleon Hill

In matters of style, swim with the current, in matters of principle, stand like a rock.

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If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.

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Please-baby-please-baby-please-baby-baby - baby. Please !

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If you're going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

There is no substitute for hard work.

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The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Voltaire

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never !

Winston Churchill

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.

John Milton

People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

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The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vince Lombardi

His eyes have made love to me all evening.

Marguerite Gautier, Camille (1936)

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

The death of fear is in doing what you fear to do.

Sequichie Comingdeer

You really can change the world if you care enough.

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Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.

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It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

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In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

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The time to make friends is before you need them.

Traditional Proverb

No matter where you go, there you are.

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It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.

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Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.

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Doomed are the hotheads ! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, ''I'm sorry. ''

Robert H. Schuller

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell'em, Certainly I can ! - and get busy and find out how to do it

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If you just set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.

Margaret Thatcher

You will come to know that what appears today to be a sacrifice will prove instead to be the greatest investment that you will ever make.

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Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.

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If a profound gulf separates my neighbor's belief from mine, there is always the golden bridge of tolerance.

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Surprises and reverses can serve as an incentive for great accomplishment. There are no rules here, we're just trying to accomplish something.

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Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to ; all they need is one reason why they can.

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I am not overly impressed by the great names and reputations of those who might be trying to beat me to an invention... . Its their 'ideas' that appeal to me.

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Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I didn't have time to hire half my coaching staff. I didn't know any of the players by sight, but somehow we got through spring ball with the help of a couple of graduate assistants.

Larry Smith

Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Help me ! Help me !

Andre Delambre, The Fly (1958)

A bold onset is half the battle.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.

Robert H. Schuller

We imagine that our mind in a mirror, that it is more or less accurately reflecting what is happening outside us. On the contrary, our mind itself is the principal element of creation. The world, while I am perceiving it, is being incessantly created for myself in time and space.

Rabindranath Tagore