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Quotations about learning to wait and staying determined.
Rooney, Andy: "Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head. ."
Aristotle: "Excellence, then is not a single act... but, rather, a habit."
Berle, Milton: "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
Borland, Hal: "Each new season grows from the leftovers from the past. That is the essence of change, and change is the basic law."
Bradley, Tom: "The only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you."
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward: "Genius does what it must, talent does what it can."
Buxton, Charles: "Sometimes success is due less to ability than zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul."
Calloway, Bertha: "We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust sails."
Chinese Proverb: "Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still."
Churchill, Winston: "Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential."
Confucius: "It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop."
Confucius:"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail."
Disney, Walt: "All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them."
Disraeli, Benjamin: "Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure."
Douglass, Frederick: "If there is no struggle, there is no progress."
Edison, Thomas: "I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
Einstein, Albert: "I never think of the future, it comes soon enough."
English Proverb: "The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
Forbes, Malcolm: "Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs."
Ford, Henry: "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right."
Frank, Anne: "Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy."
Franklin, Benjamin: "Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man."
Frost, Robert: "The best way out is always through."
Gibson, Althea: "I always wanted to be somebody..."
Hamilton, Alexander: "A promise must never be broken."
Hubbard, Elbert: "Enthusiasm is the great hill-climber."
Jefferson, Thomas: "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
Jobs, Steve: "Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith."
Johnson, Earvin Magic: "Even when I went to the playground, I never picked the best players. I picked the guys with less talent, but who were willing to work hard, who had the desire to be great."
Jordan, Michael: "I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
Keller, Helen: "Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it."
Lao Tzu: "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step"
Lewis, C.S.: "Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement."
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth: "Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody."
Mead, Margaret:"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
Montapert, Alfred A.: "Expect problems and eat them for breakfast."
Morrison, Toni: "When a man angers you, he conquers you."
Newton, Isaac: "If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent."
Nietzsche, Friedrich: "That which doesn't kill us makes us stronger."
Orwell, George: "Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing."
Parton, Dolly: "If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with the rain."
Picard, Jean-Luc: "Things are only impossible until they're not."
Picasso, Pablo: "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
Powell, Colin: "Have a vision. Be demanding."
Ripken, Jr., Cal: "As long as I can compete, I won't quit. Reaching 3,000 is not the finish line as long as I can contribute."
Rogers, Will: "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."
Rohn, Jim: "You cannot change your destination overnight. You can change your direction."
Rooney, Mickey: "You always pass failure on the way to success."
Rowling, J.K.: "It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."
Saraswati, Sivananda: "Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."
Schramm, Texas E.: "Never let yesterday take up too much of today."
Swindoll, Charles: "Nothing is so common as unsuccessful men with talent. They lack only determination."
Valvano, Jim: "Don't give up. Don't ever give up."
Waller, Robert James: "Life is never easy for those who dream."
Winters, Jonathan: "If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it!"
Maltz, Maxwell: "Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your handbrake on."
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Angelou, Maya:"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently."
James, Henry:"I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did."
Buddha, Gautama:"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and attention."
Lorde, Audre:"You cannot use someone else's fire; you can only use your own. And in order to do that, you must first be willing to believe you have it."
Doyle Melton, Glennon:"If you can't beat fear, just do it scared."
Kennedy, John F.: "Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
Churchill, Winston: "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."
Churchill, Winston: "You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."
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