Monday, December 13, 2010

Inspirational and Motivational Thoughts (Part 1)

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I hold a doctrine, to which I owe not much, indeed, but all the little I ever had, namely, that with ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable. - Sir T. F. Buxton
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Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. - Louis Pasteur
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Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure. - Edward Eggleston
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Every noble work is at first impossible. - Thomas Carlyle
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There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way. - Christopher Morley
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They can because they think they can. - Virgil
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The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke
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Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks. - Johann Gottfried Von Herder
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Men's best successes come after their disappointments. - Henry Ward Beecher
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Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln
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Living is not waiting for the storm to pass, it is learning to dance in the rain. - unknown
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The hardest battle you are ever going to have to fight is the battle to be just you. - Leo Buscaglia
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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them. - Henry David Thoreau
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Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The power of imagination makes us infinite. - John Muir
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Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau
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Without some goal and some effort to reach it, no one can live. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation -- veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver
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