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“Remember where you have been and know where you are going. Life is not a race, but a journey to be savored each step of the way.” – Nikita Koloff

“Life is like a parachute jump: you have to get it right the first time.” – Margaret Mead

“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” – Archibald Rutledge

“Knowing which way to turn gives you self confidence. Taking a chance and going the opposite way gives you a chance to see what you are made of.” – Bob Perks

“If you do not do the thing you fear, the fear controls your life.” – Brian Tracy

“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” – Mark Twain

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Harold Whitman

“Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” – Louis E. Boone

“There are two types of people -those who come into a room and say, “Well, here I am,” and those who come into a room and say, “Ah, there you are.” – Frederick Collins

“Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” – William James

“Trials, temptations, disappointments — all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it. Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.” – James Buckham

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Elinor Smith

“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” – Archibald Rutledge

“Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.” – Liz Smith

“Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come.” – Janet E. Stuart

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“You can have everything in life you want if you’ll just help enough other people to get what they want!” – Zig Ziglar

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” – Gladys Berthe Stern

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington

“Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” – Dale Carnegie

“Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when you know when to say yes, when to say no, and when to say WHOOPEE!” – Author Unknown

“Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you.” – William Arthur Ward

“Happiness is not getting what you want, it’s wanting what you’ve got.” – Author Unknown

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain

“Take the most difficult challenge you are now facing and turn it into the greatest opportunity to grow simply by changing how you see it. Dead ends then become turning points.” – Bob Perks

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