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Old 02-08-2007, 04:31 AM   #11
David Sailor
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A Nike slogan:

Everyone is invited but not everyone shows up.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:50 AM   #12
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"Do not act as if you had a thousand years to live."

Marcus Aurelius
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Old 02-08-2007, 07:16 AM   #13
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"There are a million things in this universe you can have and a million things you can't have. It's no fun facing that but that's the way things are"
- Captain Kirk, episode: "Charlie X"
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Old 02-08-2007, 08:08 AM   #14
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I've got a zillion of them - I'm a High School Choir teacher, and I write a different one of these on the board every day. The kids probably think I'm a huge cheeseball, but I don't care. Sorry for the long post, but there's some good ones here:

"The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win." -Bobby Knight.

"Nobody ever drowned in sweat." - A U.S. Marine saying

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to ones courage." - Anais Nin

"There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying." - Francis Bacon

You have to discipline yourself, and through this discipline will come some level of achievement, and from this achievement will come your pride." - Unknown

"Chance can allow you to accomplish a goal every once in a while, but consistent achievement happens only if you love what you are doing."
- Bart Conner

"Everything is practice."
- Pele

"Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must first be overcome."
- Samuel Johnson

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."
- Samuel Johnson

"Most people achieved their greatest successes one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure."
-Brian Tracy

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
- George Barnard Shaw

?Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small
people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too,
can become great.?
- Mark Twain

There isn't a person anywhere that isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can. - Henry Ford

Every winner has scars.
-Herbert N. Casson

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts
Albert Einstein


"You never fail, you simply produce results. Learn from these."Anonymous

"Failure is the path of least persistence."Anonymous

"One cannot consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."Helen Keller

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."Abraham Lincoln


"The view from the summit is worth the effort"unknown


"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have"Thomas Jefferson

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal."Mike Ditka (Super Bowl Champion as player and coach, also a heart attack victim)

"Success is getting up one more time than you fall down."Author Unknown

"Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well."Steve Brown

"A certain amount of opposition can be of great help to a man- Kites rise against, not with the wind."John Neal


"Man cannot discover new oceans until he has the courage to lose the
sight of land." Unknown

"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence." Vince Lombardi

A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.
John Capozzi

Every great human achievement is preceded by extended periods of dedicated, concentrated effort.
Brian Tracy

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. – Horace

A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner. – English Proverb

"It doesn't matter if you try and try and try again, and fail. It does matter if you try and fail, and fail to try again." - Charles Kettering

" History never rewards a conformist."
David Grimaldi

" Those who complain rarely get things done, and those who get things done rarely complain."
Author Unknown

" If you want to succeed, remember the first step towards success is to be self-disciplined. Everything follows it."
Written in 2006 by M. Krishnan Kutty

" Fear has the power to paralyze. Let it go, and you begin to live."
Copyright © 2006 Michelle W. Seamons

" You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play."
Warren Beatty

" Life doesn't come in sequels. Make a maximum effort in the momentary show."
Written in 2005 by Goran Totovic

" Sometimes you have to laugh harder than the rest of the world."
Written in 2006 by Alicia Faria

" The greatest limitations we face are those we impose upon ourselves."
Written in 1987 by Howard J. Herman

" I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening."
Larry King

" Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing."
B.C.Forbes

" There is a very real relationship, both quantitatively and qualitatively, between what you contribute and what you get out of this world."
Oscar Hammerstein II

" Success is born from doing the things others can't be bothered to do."
Copyright © 2004 Rachael Bermingham

" You can elevate yourself much higher by reaching for the future instead of grasping for the past!"
Copyright © 2006 Tom Kotowski

" If you aren't listening, then you probably shouldn't be talking."
Written in 2006 by Mike Perras

" What you do today will determine where you stand tomorrow. If the roots are weak, the tree will fall down. Create a strong foundation."
Copyright © 2004 Nathaniel Peat

" The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live."
Flora Whittemore

" Give your best and forget about the rest."
Written in 2006 by Kanwar Khanna

" The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement."
Charles Schwab

" There’s good in everybody. Boost. Don’t knock."
Warren G. Harding

" Character is revealed through trials not tested."
Copyright © 2006 John Giroux

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” –American Proverb

"Very little is needed to make a happy life. It is all within yourself, in your way of thinking." Marcus Aurelius

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind. Winston Churchill

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win. Margaret Thatcher

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it. Stephen Covey

How hard you try is rooted to how often you try. Doug Hall

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope. Winston Churchill

We are limited but we can push back the borders of our limitations. Stephen Covey

Don't water your weeds. Harvey Mackay

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

Giving people a little more than they expect is a good way to get back more than you'd expect. Robert Half

Good habits are as addictive as bad habits, and a lot more rewarding. Harvey Mackay

Continuous effort--not strength or intelligence--is the key to unlocking our potential. Winston Churchill

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea. Robert Half

Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does. Harvey Mackay

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. Harvey Mackay

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. ANATOLE FRANCE:

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. ABRAHAM LINCOLN:

Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun. COLLEEN C. BARRETT:

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. RICHARD BACH:

per aspera ad astra: Through rough ways to the stars; through suffering to renown. – unknown

I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. THOMAS JEFFERSON:

The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude. WILLIAM JAMES:

It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains. DANILO DOLCI:

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT:

The heights by great men reached and kept / Were not attained by sudden flight, / But they, while their companions slept, / Were toiling upward in the night. HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW:

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. PEARL S. BUCK:

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price. VINCE LOMBARDI:

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. CHINESE PROVERB:

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. HENRY MILLER:

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. RACHEL CARSON:

It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to. WALTER LINN:
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Old 02-08-2007, 08:18 AM   #15
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Confidence is only born out of one thing - demonstrated ability...You cannot dream up confidence. You cannot fabricate it. You cannot wish it. You have to accomplish it!
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Old 02-08-2007, 09:49 AM   #16
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Are you going to do something, or just stand there and bleed?
TOMBSTONE.
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:48 AM   #17
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Whatever I Believe...I can Achieve.
(someone smarter than me...probably Zig Ziglar)
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:20 PM   #18
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This Nike-Lance Armstrong commercial always gets me fired up...(wfs)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIl5RxhLZ5U
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Old 02-08-2007, 12:55 PM   #19
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If you can run a 6-minute mile, ya got 4 minutes. GO!!

Deny everything...admit nothing...make counter accusations!

I am not here to face the facts, I am here to change them.

Don't be fooled not all things this cute are harmless!

rules are for the obediance of fools and the guidance of wise men

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
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Old 02-09-2007, 07:54 AM   #20
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Ranger Maxims

1. Keep your mouth shut.
2. Keep your eyes and ears open.
3. Set both realistic and fantastic goals.
4. Be a team player.
5. Be motivated at all times.
6. Be dedicated to yourself, your job and your unit.
7. Be self disciplined on and off the job.
8. Enhance your job skills and abilities.
9. Endure the hardships.
10. Don’t set yourself up for failure.
11. Watch your back.
12. Be a thinker.
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