Motivational, Attitude & Reality Check!

Disappointment is one story and giving up is the end of that story.
Shada AlDahash

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins-not through strength, but through persistence.

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
Henry David Thoreau

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru’ chinks of his cavern.
William Blake

The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.
Les Brown

I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
Abraham Lincoln

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Phyllis Diller

One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams.
E.V. Lucas

A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
English proverb

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Updated Nov. 1, 2008

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t you’re right.
Henry Ford

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
Helen Keller

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
M. Kathleen Casey

The block of granite, which was an obstacle in the path of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the path of the strong.
Thomas Carlyle

Have the determination of a mirror. It never loses its ability to reflect, even if it is broken into thousand pieces.
Author Unknown

I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately triumph than to triumph in a cause that will ultimately fail.
Woodrow Wilson

A man is not old until regrets start taking place of dreams.
John Barrymore

Speak when you are angry, you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
Ambrose Bierce

I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.
Helen Keller

Just for today I will be happy. Just for today I will try to live through this day only, not to tackle my whole life problem at once. I can do things for twelve hours that would appall me if I had to keep them up for a lifetime. Just for today…
Sybyl F. Partridge

Updated June 27, 2009

Many of the things you can count, don’t count. Many of the things you can’t count, count

There is no future, there is no past, I live this moment as my last
Jonathan Larsonabout

You have to know you can win. You have to think you can win. You have to feel you can win.
Sugar Ray Leonard

Our greatest battles are that with our own minds.
Jameson Frank

It’s not if glass is half full or half empty that matters. It’s whether your goal is to ration what’s left or to fill it up again.

We are not held back by the Love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.
M. Williamson

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Anais Nin

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Kahlil Gibran

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