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You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –Michael Jordan

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. –Amelia Earhart

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. –Babe Ruth

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. –Florence Nightingale

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. Vince Lombardi

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Where there is great love, there are always wishes. Willa Cather

Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. Steve Jobs

There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why. William Barclay

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman

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Life is about making an impact, not making an income. Kevin Kruse

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Robert Frost

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. Marcus Tullius Cicero

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I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily. Lil’ Kim

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. Orison Swett Marden

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. Jim Carrey

It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories. Bonnie Blair

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain

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Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi

I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey

Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Christopher Columbus

The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease. William Osler

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The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. Henry Beston

I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man. Jake Owen

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. Alyssa Milano

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. Madeleine L’Engle

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. W. Clement Stone

Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being. Kevin Kruse

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. John Lennon

We become what we think about. Earl Nightingale

We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup. Jerry Seinfeld

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Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. Steve Jobs

One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. Photos are a great memory-prompt, and because we tend to take photos of happy occasions, they weight our memories to the good. Gretchen Rubin

People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do. Isaac Asimov

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates

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The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.  Chinese Proverb

An unexamined life is not worth living.  Socrates

Eighty percent of success is showing up.  Woody Allen

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs

A man’s worth is no greater than his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius

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Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. Herbert Spencer

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. H. L. Mencken

My dearly beloved if I am to die today and never see the sweet face of you I want you to know that I am no great man and am lucky to have such a woman as you. Wild Bill Hickok

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.  Mark Twain

Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.  Charles Swindoll

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.  Alice Walker

The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. John Ruskin

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I love a man with a great sense of humor and who is intelligent – a man who has a great smile. He has to make me laugh. I like a man who is very ambitious and driven and who has a good heart and makes me feel safe. I like a man who is very strong and independent and confident – that is very sexy – but at the same time, he’s very kind to people. Nicole Scherzinger

Silence is a source of great strength. Lao Tzu

Life is either a great adventure or nothing. Helen Keller

My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. Beau Bridges

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. William Shakespeare

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Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The best revenge is massive success.  Frank Sinatra

People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.  That’s why we recommend it daily.  Zig Ziglar

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Napoleon Hill

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There is no great genius without some touch of madness. Aristotle

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. Edward de Bono

Sometimes I wish that I could go into a time machine right now and just look at my self and say, ‘Calm down. Things are gonna be fine. Things are gonna be all great. Just relax.’ Tristan Wilds

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. Nelson Mandela

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I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  Maya Angelou

Either you run the day, or the day runs you.  Jim Rohn

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.  Henry Ford

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill

A great figure or physique is nice, but it’s self-confidence that makes someone really sexy. Vivica A. Fox

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you have imagined.  Henry David Thoreau

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.  Erma Bombeck

Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. Booker T. Washington