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Quotes & Proverbs

"Life's like a box of chocolates, you never know which one you'll get" (couldn't resist that one 8-) ) -- Forest Gump

"Don't ask for an easier life; ask to be a stronger person." Shared by Kristen Goeser

"Everyone rides on the merry go round of life, but very few ever take the chance at the brass ring!" -- Kevin Veitch (Sent by Patti)

"There is no need to boast of your accomplishments and what you can do. A great man is known, he needs no introduction." -- Shared by CherLisa Biles

"The optimist says we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true" -- Source Unknown"

"It is not length of life, but depth of life." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves." -- Peter McWilliams

"No man is capable of self-improvement if he sees no other model but himself." -- Conrado I. Generoso

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (sent by Jessica Cogen)

"In life, those that are great are those that dare to follow their dreams through the good times and the bad times." -- Shared by a member of our motivational community "Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality." -- Les Brown

"Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." -- Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." -- Ambrose Bierce

"The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it." -- Vince Lombardi

"Fall seven times; stand up eight." -- Japanese Proverb

"Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe." -- St. Augustine

"Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind." -- Milton Garland (at 103, the oldest worker in the U.S.)

"He who angers you conquers you." -- Elizabeth Kenny

"1. Do what's right. Be on time, be polite, and be honest; remain free from drugs; and if you have any questions, get out your Bible. 2. Do your best. Mediocrity is unacceptable when you are capable of doing better. 3. Treat others as you want to be treated. Practice love and understanding." -- Lou Holtz (Three rules for success)

"Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege." -- Unknown

"Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it." -- Arabian proverb

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." -- Dolly Parton

"Come to the edge" the teacher said the students replied "but we are afraid" "Come to the edge" the teacher repeated They came He pushed them They flew" -- Unknown (shared by TennisSkch)

"The Biggest room in the World is the room for Improvement" -- Unknown

"Worry is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere!" -- Shared by Laurie M. Alex "Listen to advice and accept correction, then in the end you will be wise" -- Proverbs 19:20 (Shared by SHORTI2001)



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