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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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If opportunity doesn't knock build a door.

Milton Berle

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Only those who are absolutely their true selves in this world can have pervading influence.

Confucius

Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Aristotle

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It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.

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Adventure is worthwhile.

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A short saying often contains much wisdom.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.

Winston Churchill

Fractures well cured make us more strong.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every choice one makes either expands or contracts the area in which he can make and implement future decisions. When one makes a choice, he irrevocably binds himself to the consequences of that choice.

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Your neighbor's vision is as true for him as your own vision is true for you.

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No one knows what he can do until he tries.

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If you aren't going all the way, why go at all ?

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If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as painted, or composed music or wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.

John Davidson Rockefeller

Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.

Jim Rohn

If you refuse to accept anything but the best you very often get it.

Somerset Maugham

Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.

David Wilkerson

This is the people's war ! It is our war ! We are the fighters ! Fight it, then ! Fight it with all that is in us, and may god defend the right.

Vicar, Mrs Miniver (1942)

Sign: "Illiterate? Write for free help."

Unknown

If you realize how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought

Peace Pilgrim

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.

Washington Irving

We're on a mission from God.

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She's my sister ! She's my daughter !

Evelyn Mulwray, Chinatown (1974)

True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.

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A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.

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William Ernest Henley

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The person who will not stand for something will fall for anything.

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The strength of the heart comes from the soundness of the faith.

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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Leo Buscaglia

Opportunities multiply as they are seized ; they die when neglected. Life is a long line of opportunities.

John Wicker

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

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If not us, who, if not now, when ?

Unknown

Keep the Faith.

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We belong dead.

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Mark Twain

Oh, to be free from the stifling pressures of life to rest, a peaceful slumber that will rejuvenate my soul

Les Hewitt

The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.

Anthony Robbins

Never seek to tell thy love. Love that never told can be, for the gentle wind does move silently, invisibly.

William Blake

One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.

John Gardner

Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals, and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

Winston Churchill

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Albert Einstein

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

Oscar Wilde

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Leos Janacek

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John P. Strelecky

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Swami Vivekananda

Attitude determines altitude.

Anonymous

A man's dreams are an index to his greatness.

Zadok Rabinwitz

The dove is my emblem... . I want to save and advance human life, not destroy it... . I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill.

Thomas Edison

Ideas attract money, time, talents, skills, energy and other complementary ideas that will bring them into reality.

Mark Victor Hansen

is a choice to focus one's being in a certain way, to bring one's faith, commitment, creativity, and love into coordination with a particular value and purpose.

J.F.T. Bugental

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Robert Schuller

God is subtle but he is not malicious.

Albert Einstein

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Benjamin Disraeli

Trust men and they will be true to you, treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Helen Keller

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

Robert H. Goddard

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James F. Bymes

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Learning karate requires self-control and discipline Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.

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Mignon McLaughlin

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George Catlin

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Winston Churchill

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

Peace Pilgrim

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Greek Proverb

Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.

Tacitus

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.

Rabindranath Tagore