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O Most Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and Joseph

O Most Holy Family, Jesus, Mary and Joseph
In you we place all our faith and all our trust.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Quotes for Encouragement and Motivation

+ JMJ +



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

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller

“Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain.”-- Mark Twain

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”-- Eleanor Roosevelt


“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.” -- George Eliot

“Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.”-- Helen Keller

“The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.”-- Dr. Joyce Brothers

“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Auguste Rodin

“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.”-- Arthur Golden

"It is no sin to attempt and fail. The only sin is to not make the attempt." -- Suellen Fried

"If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” – Ivan Turgenev

"If you hear a voice within you saying, "You are not a painter," then by all means paint...and that voice will be silenced." --Vincent Van Gogh


“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”-- Confucius

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”-- Thomas Edison


"Be the change you want to see in the world."-- Mahatma Gandhi



"Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you."-- Frank Tyger


“Every achiever that I have ever met says, "My life turned around when I began to believe in me." -- Dr. Robert H. Schuller

“We have to learn to be our own best friends because we fall too easily into the trap of being our own worst enemies.” -- Roderick Thorp

2 comments:

Rocina Fontina said...

How motivating! I should look at this whenever I feel discouraged!

Sweetums5 said...

Thanks for your comment, honey! I created this post for that purpose -- to serve as a handy reference whenever we feel the need for some encouragement and motivation. Glad you find it useful.

Love, Mama

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