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"I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do."

"I Create My Life Extraordinary"

— Helen Keller

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

— T.S Elliot

"All great achievements require time."

— Maya Angelou

"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."

— Lance Armstrong

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."

— Arthur C. Clarke

"When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all of your thoughts break their bonds. Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be."

— Indian Philosopher Pantanjali

"The most powerful weapon on Earth is the human soul on fire."

— Marshall Foch

"Life begets life. Energy becomes energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich."

— Sarah Bernhardt

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it — but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor."

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe."

— Gail Devers

"Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas."

— Dale Evans

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

— Flora Whittemore

"People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."

— Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

"Long-range purposes keep you from being frustrated by short-term failures."

— unknown

"It is not that we have a short space of time, but that we waste much of it. Life is long enough, and it has been given in sufficiently generous measure to allow the accomplishment of the very greatest things if the whole of it is well invested."

—Lucius Seneca

"Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."


"You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand."

—Woodrow Wilson

"The creative process is a process of surrender, not control."

—Julia Cameron

"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."

—Winston Churchill

"We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are."

— Anais Nin

"You learn something every day if you pay attention."

— Ray LeBlond

"Language is the dress of thought."

— Samuel Johnson

"If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself. The dreams will come to you."

— Randy Pausch

"If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up sompelace else."

— Yogi Berra

"Flexible attitudes build flexible physiology."

— Doc Childre and Bruce Cryer

"Learning is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to use are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand."

— Anonymous

"Never forget: This very moment, we can change our lives. There never was a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny. This second we can turn the tables on Resistance. This second we can get to work."

— Steven Pressfield

"And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

— Anais Nin

"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."

— C.S. Lewis

"Whether you think you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."

— Henry Ford

"You exist in this life in the world of the relative, where one thing can exist only insofar as it relates to another."

— Neale Donale Walsch

"Be kinder than necessary...everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about."

— Anonymous

"It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live."

— Marcus Aurelius

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."

— George Bernard Shaw

"There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings."

— Hodding Carter

"Playing reduces stress, improves life, and increases creativity. Who doesn't want that?"

— Stevanne Auerbach

"To be like no one else, you must dream, think and live like no one else does."

— Rick Ivone, Jr.

"Life is a mirror. It always gives you back what you put into it."

— Rick Ivone, Jr.

"Negativity is like cholesterol for the soul."

— Rick Ivone, Jr.

"The best do the things that most people don't want to do."

— Rick Ivone, Jr.

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