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4/30/11 4:36 P

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There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best.
Doris Lessing

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“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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4/29/11 9:40 P

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"Heart in champions has to do with the depth of your motivation and how well your mind and body react to pressure."

~ Bill Russell


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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/29/11 8:17 A

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The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places. ~Author Unknown

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4/28/11 6:57 A

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Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.

Jean de La Fontaine

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4/27/11 1:43 P

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You can't climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts- anonymous

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4/27/11 1:40 P

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Good one to remember! Thanks.

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4/26/11 10:37 P

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"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats."

~ Bertie C. Forbes


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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/26/11 3:32 P

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Improvement counts, no matter how small. -Anonymous

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4/25/11 9:59 A

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"Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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4/24/11 2:02 P

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Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.

~Albert Laighton

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"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/22/11 11:22 A

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You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take-
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4/22/11 7:35 A

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If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. ~J.M. Power

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4/21/11 8:01 P

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Love that one, Jen!

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."

Thomas Jefferson

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
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"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/21/11 8:54 A

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Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ~Arnold H. Glasow

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4/19/11 10:06 P

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"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."

~ Will Rogers

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/19/11 11:43 A

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People who don't like what they're doing, don't do it very well-
Phil Runkel

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4/19/11 6:31 A

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It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not. ~Author Unknown

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4/17/11 8:21 A

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First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you."
Rob Gilbert


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4/17/11 8:20 A

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Hang in there, Sweetpotato. I am thinking of you.

---Jen , Maryland

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4/16/11 9:20 P

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I like that one, and I like the one from Cheryl too about success. Thanks

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4/16/11 10:06 A

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"A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit." Desiderius Erasmus

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4/14/11 11:15 P

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"There is only one success - to spend your life in your own way."
- Christopher Morley

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4/13/11 7:53 A

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Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
Doug Firebaugh

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4/12/11 10:13 P

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"For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness."

~ Anonymous

(I am in real need of happiness quotes right now)

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"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/12/11 7:35 A

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Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself.
Theodore T. Hunger

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4/11/11 8:45 A

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The control center of your life is your attitude- Norman Cousins

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4/11/11 8:14 A

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“Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.”

Douglas MacArthur

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4/10/11 10:49 P

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"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances."

~ Martha Washington

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
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"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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4/10/11 9:04 A

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.
Colin Powell

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4/9/11 8:49 A

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Take advantage today of your own personal creativity, and go for it!-
-Don Essig

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4/9/11 8:17 A

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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Thomas Jefferson

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4/8/11 10:08 A

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Opportunities are often disguised as hard work so many people don't recognize them.-

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4/8/11 7:48 A

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"Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."

~Will Rogers~

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“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
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4/7/11 10:25 A

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What I do today is important because I'm trading a day of my life for it.-
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4/7/11 8:17 A

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Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
-Arnold H. Glasgow

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4/6/11 11:04 A

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Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution, and it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.-
-Willa Foster

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4/6/11 7:22 A

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
Aristotle

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4/5/11 4:04 P

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Our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them-

-Walt Disney

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4/5/11 7:51 A

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There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best.
Doris Lessing

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4/2/11 7:37 A

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They can because they think they can.
Virgil

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4/1/11 10:58 P

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oops! I put this on the March thread this morning, so I moved it here.

You shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands, you need to be able to throw some things back.

- Maya Angelou

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4/1/11 10:16 P

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"The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary."

-- Thomas Edison

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