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Quotations:  Dare To Be Great!


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Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown


Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~Henry Ford


Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ~Arnold H. Glasow


The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. ~Thomas Henry Huxley, Life and Letters of Thomas Huxley


If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. ~J.M. Power


Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings. ~C.D. Jackson


Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them. ~Author Unknown


Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~Attributed to Carl Bard


God gives us dreams a size too big so that we can grow in them. ~Author Unknown


Seventy percent of success in life is showing up. ~Woody Allen


Often, what seems an impossible climb is just a staircase without the steps drawn in. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle. ~Author Unknown


The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. ~Sarah Ban Breathnach, Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy, 1996


When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book


You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. ~Charles C. Noble


Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book


Don't live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable. ~Wendy Wasserstein


Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out. ~Art Linkletter


I hope when you count the stars you begin with yourself, and may you embrace the moonlight with your dreams. ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com


Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. ~Ralph Marston


To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. ~e.e. cummings, 1955


Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~Judy Garland


Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart. ~Kongzi


You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~Steven D. Woodhull (U.S geologist, 1976-)


Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~Dr. Seuss


Put your future in good hands — your own. ~Author Unknown


It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. ~Edmund Hillary


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Henry Stanley Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street, 1940, originally published anonymously; commonly misattributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau (Thanks, Garson O'Toole and walden.org!)


The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course. ~Michelangelo


 
 
The man who has done his best has done everything. ~Charles M. Schwab


There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them. ~Charles D. Gill


What a fool, quoth he, am I, thus to lie in a stinking dungeon, when I may as well walk at liberty! I have a key in my bosom, called Promise, that will, I am persuaded, open any lock in Doubting Castle. ~John Bunyan


The important thing is not to stop questioning. ~Albert Einstein


The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. ~Fred Dehner


Each one of us should lead a life stirring enough to start a movement. ~Max Lucado


Nature decrees that we do not exceed the speed of light. All other impossibilities are optional. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


You have brains in your head.
You have feet in your shoes.
You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.
You're on your own.
And you know what you know.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
~Dr. Seuss


Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution. ~Anthony J. D'Angelo


Put on your dream hat and dance all the way to success! ~Terri Guillemets


I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~Pablo Picasso


What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. ~Eleanor Powell


The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. ~Nelson Henderson


A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. ~David Brinkley


It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not. ~Attributed to Hanoch McCarty


Spread joy. Chase your wildest dreams. ~Patch Adams


The shell must break before the bird can fly. ~Alfred Tennyson


There is no need to reach high for the stars. They are already within you — just reach deep into yourself! ~Terri Guillemets


Whether you think you can or think you can't — you are right. ~Henry Ford


[Y]ou can do it, even if you can't. Just keep can'ting until eventually you can. ~Jarod Kintz, Goodreads bio


I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. ~Allen H. Neuharth


In response to those who say to stop dreaming and face reality, I say keep dreaming and make reality. ~Kristian Kan, Rich By 25


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 light from within. ~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


Success comes in cans, not cant's. ~Author Unknown


You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ~Michael Jordan


Share your sparkle wherever you are. ~Dodinsky, www.dodinsky.com


If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~Thomas Alva Edison


Life is not about discovering our talents; it is about pushing our talents to the limit and discovering our genius. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. ~Max L. Forman


Dreams are free, so free your dreams. ~Terri Guillemets


Don't let anyone steal your dream. It's your dream, not theirs. ~Dan Zadra


[S]o you plant your own garden and nourish your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.... ~Veronica Shoffstall, "After a While," as posted in Dear Abby


Have we not all, amid life's petty strife,
Some pure ideal of a noble life
That once seemed possible? Did we not hear
The flutter of its wings, and feel it near,
And just within our reach? It was. And yet
We lost it in this daily jar and fret,
And now live idle in a vague regret;
But still our place is kept, and it will wait,
Ready for us to fill it, soon or late.
No star is ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.
~Adelaide Anne Procter, A Legend of Provence


The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. ~Author Unknown


I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. ~Larry Bird


Eye contact is the best accessory. ~Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo video game) written by Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka, and Toshihiro Kawabata


The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. ~Author Unknown


The reason most people do not recognize an opportunity when they meet it is because it usually goes around wearing overalls and looking like Hard Work. ~Author Unknown


The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. ~Attributed to both Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall


Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. ~Ann Landers


When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown


If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. ~Flavia Weedn, Flavia and the Dream Maker, © Flavia.com


There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. ~Author Unknown


Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Don't find fault. Find a remedy. ~Henry Ford


To the question of your life, you are the only answer. To the problems of your life, you are the only solution. ~Jo Coudert, Advice From A Failure (Thanks, Elizabeth!)


Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. ~Buddha



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