Favourite quotes

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”  ~ Foster C. McClellan

“Courage is not the failure to recognize fear; it is the refusal to accept its offer.”  ~ Joel Burton

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Greatness comes not when things always go good for you; greatness comes when you’re really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Only if you’ve been in the deepest valley can you know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.”  ~ Author Unknown

“Nothing worthwhile ever happens quickly and easily. You achieve only as you are determined to achieve… and as you keep at it until you have achieved.”  ~ Robert H Lauer

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.”   ~ John Pierpont Morgan 

“Having decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium & distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.”  ~ Arnold Bennett 

“We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.  ~ George Sheehan

“Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.”  ~  Joan L. Curcio

“If you expect the best, you will be the best. Learn to use one of the most powerful laws in this world; change your mental habits to belief instead of disbelief. Learn to expect, not to doubt. In so doing, you bring everything into the realm of possibility.”  ~  Norman Vincent Peale

“When trying to accomplish something in life, you need to give it your all and then grit your teeth and try harder.”  ~  Author Unknown

“The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.”   ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


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