Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi When I hear somebody say that life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’ Sydney Harris The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase: If you pursue happiness you'll never find it. C.P. Snow Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. Theodore N. Vail
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. Winston Churchill Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. Helen Keller Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week's value out of a year while another man gets a full year's value out of a week. Charles Richards
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. An Old African Proverb You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. God Gives every bird it's food, but he does not throw it into it's nest. A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort Herm Albright Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo de Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Brown
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison Happiness never comes to those who fail to appreciate what they already have. Anonymous Yesterday is a cancelled cheque. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is all the cash you have. Spend it wisely. Author Unknown The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work. Mark Twain For every minute you are angry with someone, you lose 60 seconds of happiness that you can never get back Napoleon Hill
Teachers open the door but you must walk through it yourself. To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. Reba McEntire Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be . Abraham Lincoln We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill
Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns. Author Unknown Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out Jack Buck A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials We all have ability. The difference is how we use it. Stevie Wonder One day your life might flash before your eyes. Make sure its worth watching.
When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns, As every one of us sometimes learns, And many a failure turns about, When he might have won had he stuck it out. Don't give up though the pace seems slow You may succeed with another blow, Success is failure turned inside out The silver tint of the clouds of doubt, And you never can tell how close you are, It may be near when it seems so far; So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit It's when things seem worst that you must not quit . Unknown
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