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Surround Yourself With Greatness

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A woman told me, "You'll never lose all that weight. It's just too much to expect. I know I've tried and nothing works."

I went away feeling like I was wasting my time.

Then I found this from Mark Twain -- "Stay away from those who would belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too will become great."

Keep the petty people at arms length and surround yourself with greatness!
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- Submitted by TIMOTHYNOHE 9/27/2011 in Staying Positive | 4 Comments
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NEWZAPATOS 10/4/2011 12:50:00 AM

    Wonderful quote!! I will try to remember this quote the next time that I am around people or person that tries to belittle me. Thank you for sharing it with us, and keep up the good work!!!
STARSHINE67 10/5/2011 9:47:00 PM

    Mark Twain was spot on! Thanks for sharing. emoticon
KRISSIE124 10/2/2011 8:45:00 AM

    I love that quote!! And You CAN do it!! You just have to stick with your goals and stay positive!! Maybe those petty people need a little of your motivation!! Reach out to them and ask them to join you for a walk, share your story with them and help them to see the light!! It's there...I know it is...but perseverance and patience are virtues and not all of us are willing to keep that focus.
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WANTTOSHRINK16 9/28/2011 7:44:00 AM

    awesome!!!! :)

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