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Some quotes that for me fit my WLS journey

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandra

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

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

If the wind will not serve,
take to the oars.
Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
Latin Proverb

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

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

They can because they think they can.

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

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Vince Lombardi

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains
And we never even know we have the key. (the eagles)

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer.
Marcia Wieder

Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.
Brian Tracy, Eat that Frog

If you don’t know where you are going,
you’ll end up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Viktor Frankl

It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What you dislike in another take care to correct in yourself.
Thomas Sprat

You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.
English Proverb

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
William James

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
Og Mandino

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
Wayne Dyer

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
William James

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try – you don’t take the risk.
Rosalynn Carter

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn

I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
Ken Venturi

It’s always too early to quit.
Norman Vincent Peale

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
Denis Waitley

Goals seem impossible only when you are not heading toward them.
Mike Hawkins

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
Walter Elliot

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Peter Marshall

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
Mark Caine

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.

Every minute you spend in your life is either spent bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals.
Bo Bennett

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Ralph Marston

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

What you get by achieving your goals is to as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Henry David Thoreau

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Lydia M. Child

When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.
Natalie Gulbis

Success is dependent on effort.

Every day you spend drifting away from your goals is a waste not only of that day, but also of the additional day it takes to regain lost ground.
Ralph Marston

A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.
Tom Stoppard

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
Joseph Addison

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Henry Ellis

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

Any idiot can face a crisis – it’s day to day living that wears you out.
Anton Chekhov

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Bill Cosby

Belief creates the actual fact.
William James

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
Theodore Roosevelt

The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.
Irving Berlin

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Jim Rohn

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
Gary Ryan Blair

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