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Hi Folks, Disraeli once said "The Wisdom of the wise, and the experience of the ages, may be preserved in quotations", so I hope you like the quotes below. Thanks for dropping by.

"What you give is gone. . .what you hold back is lost forever." - Unknown
"Every minute that passes by is just one more chance to change something that could change everything." - Unknown
"Ships in harbor are safe, but that's not what ships are built for." - Unknown
"The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well and doing well whatever you do." -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"If you always think like you've always thought
you'll always do what you've always done
if you always do what you've always done
you'll always get what you've got!"
- Unknown
"Ex nihilo nihil fit- Out of nothing, comes nothing." - Latin Expression
"Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill." - Muhammad Ali
"It doesn't matter how long the journey will take, as long as you don't stop" - Confucius
"You don't get out of life alive!" - Les Brown
"PERFECTIONISM is slow DEATH. If everything were to turn out just like I would want it to, then I would never experience anything new. My life would be an endless repetition of Stale Success.  It's only when I make a MISTAKE - I EXPERIENCE SOMETHING UNEXPECTED" - bhavi
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt
"The longer the distance and the older I get the tougher I am" - Unknown
"Impossible only says I'm Possible" - Unknown
"If swimming was easy, they'd call it football" - Unknown
"It is better to try and fail then fail to try." - Unknown
"When life tinkles in your pool of dreams, add chlorine, and keep swimming." - Unknown
"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the GREAT!" - Unknown
"You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses" - ZIGGY
"Losers never win and winners never lose." - Unknown
"There's no such thing as a normal life, there's just life, so get on with it." - Doc Holiday
"When the going gets tough, the tough use Duct Tape" - Liz
"I am the light of my soul. I am bountiful. I am beautiful. I am bliss. I AM THE BEST." - Gurmukh (guru)
"If you think you can't you won't, but if you think you can you will" - Unknown
"Love your enemies because their criticism help you to be better" - Unknown
"Success happens when no one is watching, when it is just you and the workout" - Unknown
"If ever there were a time to reach for your dreams it is now.  Yesterday is too late and there is no certainty in tomorrow."  - Michael Ableiter
"Shot for the moon, even if you miss you will still land among the stars!" - Unknown
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light  from within." - Unknown
"Life gives us friends to make sure we have rainbows" - Unknown
"Never trouble trouble until trouble troubles you" - Unknown
"I am the way I am so leave me as I am cuz all I am me that's all I will ever be" - Unknown
"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world!" - Unknown
"Nothing is impossible, it's just a matter of how hard your willing to try." - Unknown
"Hold an image of the life you want, and that image will become fact." - Unknown
"Work; like you do not need the money, Love; like you have never been hurt, & Dance; like no-one's watching !!!" - Unknown
"Life rewards action.  Make careful decisions and then pull the trigger." - Philip C. McGraw
"Hang on and never give up the ship for fear of failure" - Wayne Gibson
"We do not inherit the world from our ancestors, we only borrow it from our children". - Unknow
"When you laugh, the world laughs with you, but when you cry, you cry alone" - Unknown
"If you think you will you might. if you know you can you will" - Unknown
"Live Life in the present and future, not in the past" - Meaghan Mann
"When you find a dream inside your heart don't ever let it go . . . For dreams are the tiny seeds from which tomorrow grow. Today you dream of being free, tomorrow, you will be free" - PAPA Y. NJIE
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed with the things that you didn't do than with the things that you did do.  So throw off your bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore Dream Discover" - Mark Twain
"You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose" - Abraham Lincoln
"Show me someone who does'not want to win and I will show you a loser." - Vince Lombardi
"If my body is 70% water, than only 30% of me has to swim" - Tom Green
"I eat competition for breakfast." - Logan Schofield
"The harder you fall the higher you bounce" - Unknown
"You are what you believe you are. Believe in yourself. Who do you want to be?" - Unknown
"Every morning when the sun comes up a fish wakes up known that it must swim faster than the fastest shark or it will be eaten and die.  Every morning when the sun comes up a shark wakes up known that it must swim faster than then slowest fish or it will starve to death.  The moral of the story is, when the sun comes up, you better be swimming fast! - Unknown
"The best feeling in the world is walking into an athletic atmosphere and knowing that the other athletes are scared to compete against you" - Unknown
"If it doesn't kill you it will only make you stronger" - Unknown
"Quitters never win and winners never quit" - Unknown
"Don't ask for pity, because the more sympathy you look for, the less respect you get" - M. Dimaggio
"Don't be afraid of the work, be afraid of laziness" - Unknown
"In the battle between the rock and the stream, the stream wins; not by strength, but by perseverance." - Elaine Healy
"Cherish the little things because when you look back they will be the big things!" - Unknown
"Some people say that this or that person has yet to find themselves. The self is not something that one finds. It is something that one creates." - Unknown
"When you quit you let a whole team down...but when you stick together the best always comes out!!" - Unknown
"Try to never frown,   because you never know who is falling in love with your smile!" - Unknown
"Victory belongs to the most persevering." - Napoleon
"To worry is to put today's sunshine behind tomorrows clouds" - Unknown
"Life has its challenges, but those challenges make life worth living." - Trent Repokis
"The distance is nothing: it is only the first step that is difficult" - Unknown
"Quality Before Quantity" - Unknown
"Pain is weakness leaving the body. It is never a question of how much more you can take, But how much more you can give. Just when you're ready to quit, your mind says push harder, you listen. Sensing an inner strength that wasn't there before, and suddenly, you discover, you no longer feel the pain. Now, you have succeeded." - U.S. Marines
"As you think so you are, As you image so you become" - Anonymous
"Worrying is like a rocking chair, it'll keep you busy, but it won't get you anywhere." - Anonymous
"You Must Never Show Mercy, Nor Have Any Belief Whatsoever In How Others May Judge You; For Your Greatness Will Silence Them All" - Ultimate Warrior
"Don't be Afraid of pressure.  Remember that pressure is what turns a lump of coal into a diamond." - Unknown
"The secret of success in life is to be ready for opportunity when it comes." - Anonymous
"Do or do not, there is no try" - Yoda, from the Empire Strikes Back
"Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man but sooner or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can" -Unknown
"The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us!" - Unknown
"Nobody owes you nothin'. You owe yourself." - Rocky Balboa in "Rocky III"
"The only thing more painful than carrying on, is giving up." - N. Irwin
"The life you live is the life you make it." - Unknown
"Reach for the stars and you'll go far." - Unknown
"forgive your enemy's nothing annoys them so much" - Unknown
"Failure to prepare, is preparing to fail..." - Unknown
The feeling of being valuable--"I am a valuable person"--is essential to mental health and is a cornerstone of self-discipline...because when one considers oneself valuable one will take care of oneself in all ways that are necessary. Self-discipline is self-caring. - M. Scott Peck from the book The Road Less Traveled
"Today is the best day of my life and now, you are a part of it!" - Gary Ward
"Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can
look up at them, see their beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they may lead."
- Louisa May Alcott
"Nothing great ever came from not trying" - Unknown
"To dream anything you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed." - Bernard Edmonds
"That which does not kill you only makes you stronger!" - Unknown
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary" - Unknown
"In Life many things will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart,
Pursue those!"
- Unknown
"The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us" - Unknown
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will" - Vince Lombardi
"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go" - T.S. Eliot
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do" - John Wooden
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising each time we fall" - Confucius
"Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - George Bernard Shaw
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always
do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great"
- Mark Twain
"There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down,
the other is pulling up"
- Booker T. Washington
"I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something" - Helen Keller
"Every job is a self portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence" - Jessica Guidobono
"Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have- so spend it wisely." - Kay Lyons
"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within" - Unknown
"Hard work, there is no other way!" - Matt Biondi
"Success comes in cans Failure comes in cant's" - Jemo
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" - Albert Einstein
"Sacrifice is the price of victory" - Anonymous
"Never let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams" - Unknown
"Pain is fear leaving the body" - Unknown
"The feeling of pain can never compare to the feeling of giving up" - Unknown
"Everyone gets knocked down...champions get back up" - Unknown
"Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss it you will land among the star" - Les Brown
"There is no "I" in TEAM" - Unknown
"Efficiency is intelligent laziness" - David Dunham
"There is a fine line between fun and stupidity" - Daniel Knowles
"If you don't practice hard, you don't deserve to dream big." - Unknown
"Your greatest enemy is Yourself" - Unknown
"Obstacles are those things that get in your way when you take your
eyes off your goal."
- Unknown
"The laws of aerodynamics say that a bumble bee cannot fly...I guess no one bothered to tell the bee" - Unknown
"It's fun to do the impossible." - Walt Disney
"One of the greatest pleasures in life is doing what people say you cannot." - Walter Bagehot
Never say you can't !! - Brian D.
"Good, better, best, never let it rest, until your good is better, and your better is best!" - Unknown
"Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better." - Unknown
"The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital." - Joe Paterno
"If you aim at nothing you're sure to get it." - Unknown
"Yesterday's a Memory, Tomorrow's a Dream, Today's a reality, Make the most of it." - Unknown
"Good things don't come from those who wait, they come from those who strive to make them happen" - Jill Fleeson
"Live your dreams and believe in yourself, that is the only way to the top" - Andrew LaPointe
Mans, mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension - Oliver Wendell Homes
"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that things are difficult" - Seneca
"Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts." - Winston Churchill
"Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But, sooner or later, the man who wins is the one who things he can." - Col. Philpott
"We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough" - Helen Keller
"Two stonecutters were asked what they were doing. The first said, "I'm cutting this stone into block." The second replied, I'm on a team that's building a cathedral." - Anonymous
"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go." - Tom Feather
"Never miss a rainbow or a sunset because you're looking down." - Anonymous
"Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect." - Anonymous
"Half of life's mistakes is thinking when your suppose to be feeling and feeling when your suppose to be thinking." - Anonymous
"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have". - Unknown
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed." - Theodore Roosevelt
"The only person that can make you're life better is you." -  LL Cool J
"Sacrifice is giving up something good for something better" - Unknown
"Teamwork is the longer word for success" - L.J.Lindsay
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity: An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Sir Winston Churchill
"The higher the goal, the harder the climb, but if I take each day, one step at a time, the goal is accomplished, the dream is attained and the prizes? The strength and wisdom that are gained."
"Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance."
"If you don't invest very much then defeat doesn't hurt as much and winning isn't very exciting."
"Nothing great ever achieved without enthusiasm."
"If it should happen that your dreams be shattered, do not be afraid.  Have the courage to pick up the pieces and smile at the world.  For dreams that are easily shattered can just as easily be rebuilt."
"There are two fears in life.  The fear of failure and the fear of success."
"Whether you think you can or you can't, you're probably right."


-Samuel Johnson
-C Jenson
Henry Ford