Motivational Quotes

"People know the cost of everything but the value of nothing" -- Oscar Wilde (shared by Adrian Miles)

"No matter how long the river, the river will reach the sea" -- Eugene Fitch Ware

"Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant taste death but once" -- William Shakespeare - 'Julius Caesar'

"It is not the critic who counts, not the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have don them better. The credit belongs to the man in the arena, whose face is marred with sweat and dust and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms and devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, if he wins, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat" - 'The Man in the Arena' (above quotes shared by Raymond R. King)

"When you're walking on thin ice, you might as well dance..." (shared by Pete M-L)

"Always remember that you can achieve everything in life that your heart desires as long as you have the courage to pursue all your dreams, goals, and ambitions with all your heart and with all your soul. Because it is you and only you that has the power to change your life! If you don't stand up and take control of your destiny - Who Will?????" (shared by Steven Poole)

"You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think." -- Mortimer Adler (Author of Great Books of the Western World)

"The twin killers of success are impatience and greed." -- Jim Rohn

"It takes both rain and sunshine to make a rainbow" -- (Shared by Leslie)

The spirit of tradition will always defeat adversity -- Bill Mitchin

"Luck is just another word for tenacity of purpose." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson (shared by K. McHugh)

"Ego is not a substitution for integrity." -- Anon (shared by Georgia)

"You may be disappointed if you fail but doomed if you never try. Some people advance through life, while others remain stagnant and only dream of what they can achieve. There is a difference between wanting and having, saying and doing. Don't let those who fear progression keep you down or steal your visions. Act out of your dreams. Everything is real and everything is possible." -- Element Skateboards (Shared by Linda)

To learn is to live. To live is to love. To love is to have lived. -- shared by Corinne

What is a friend? A soul dwelling in 2 bodies. -- Aristotle

Even as a fierce competitor I try to smile. - Magic Johnson

Always behave like a duck.-- Keep calm and un-ruffled on the surface and paddle like the devil underneath. - Jacob Brauck

On the whole people want to be good. But not to good and not quite all the time. - George Orwell

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. - Anonymous

A dress makes no sense unless it inspire men to take it off of you. - Francois Sagan

When I am working on a problem I do not think about beauty, only about solving the problem. But, when I am finished, if the solution is not beautiful I know it is wrong. - Buckminster Fuller

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off of your goal. - Henry Ford

"Well done" is better than "Well said." - Benjamin franklin

The future is like heaven; everyone exalts it but no one wants to go there right now. - Baldwin

It is easier to fight for ones principles than to live up to them. -- Alfred Alder

Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. - Victor Borge

I think what separates a superstar from the average ballplayer is that he concentrates just a little bit longer. - Hank Aaron

Whether you think you can or cannot you are usually right. - Henry Ford

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Do or do not, There is no "try". -- Yoda

In war; resolution. In defeat; defiance. In victory; magnanimity. In piece; goodwill. - Winston Churchill

You ask what our aim is. I can answer in one word - VICTORY. Victory at all costs, Victory in spite of fear, Victory, however long and hard the road may be. - Winston Churchill (The above quotes were shared by Kelice H.)

"Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we often might win, by fearing to attempt." -- William Shakespeare

"The history of the human race is the history of ordinary people who have overcome their fears and accomplished extraordinary things." -- Brian Tracy

"What's exciting about using our mind is that we can short circuit all the excuses thrown up by our fears." -- Mark Victor Hansen

"The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for the deliverance from fear. It is the storm within that endangers him, not the storm without." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Patience is a bitter plant that produces sweet fruit." -- Charles Swindoll

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