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“Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” ~ Paul Boose

“Limits like fears, are often an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

On our track to success, we have to fight the tendency to look at others and see how far they’ve come. The only thing that counts is how we use the potential we possess and that we run our race to the best of our abilities. –Denis Waitley and Reni L. Witt

“We acquire the strength we have overcome.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” –George Washington Carver

“The smallest of disciplines, practiced every day, start an incredible process that can change our lives forever.” — Jim Rohn

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” — Lou Holtz
‎”Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.” — Jim Rohn
“You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.” – Mark Victor Hansen
“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
-George Edward Woodberry

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.” –Rene Descartes

We become excellent by doing excellent things (over and over and over until they become a part of our wiring). — Robin Sharma

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. -Frederick Douglass

An oldie, but goodie:
Remember that training your muscles is extremely important. 1lb of fat requires 2-3 calories a day to keep it alive on the body. 1lb of muscle requires 50-70 calories a day to keep it alive. Do the math and become a calorie burning machine at rest!!!

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” — Maya Angelou

“Character is much easier kept than recovered.” — Thomas Paine

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

‎”There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen.”
Author, Wayne Dyer
‎”The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” — Bill Copeland
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams
The greatest human quality is that of becoming unstoppable! And you become unstoppable by refusing to quit, no matter what happens.
“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” — Duke Ellington

It’s not lack of ability or opportunity that holds you back; it’s only a lack of confidence in yourself. Believe and you will succeed! 
“If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” — Benjamin Franklin
Saying that you don’t have time to improve your thoughts and your life is like saying you don’t have time to stop for gas because you are too busy driving. Eventually it will catch up with you. (From The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari)
 Failure’s just fresh data to leverage. Please don’t make it anything more.
The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through. -Harry Overstreet
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. -Theodore Roosevelt

“Your profession is not what brings home your paycheck. Your profession is what you were put on earth to do with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.” — Vincent Van Gogh

“You have to ‘be’ before you can ‘do’, and ‘do’ before you can ‘have’.” — Zig Ziglar

Albert Eienstein once said: Your goals need to be so clear that you could explain it to six year old. And that six year old could explain it to another six year old. And the six year could tell when you had achieved your goal or how close you are. 

“I remember saying to my mentor, ‘If I had more money, I would have a better plan.’ He quickly responded, ‘I would suggest that if you had a better plan, you would have more money.’ You see, it’s not the amount that counts; it’s the plan that counts.” —Jim Rohn

“Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people.” — Nido Qubein

Those who believe in our ability … create for us an atmosphere in which it becomes easier to succeed. -John H Spalding

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“A little bit more”. That’s the difference between earning $50K and $500K.

The great thing about a goal is who we must become to get the goal.

“Sometimes it’s important to use your life experience to teach others about what’s possible, but if you’re always looking back, you can’t see the road ahead.” — JM3

“If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It’s raining? That doesn’t matter. I am tired? That’s besides the point. It’s simply that I just have to.”
– Emil Zatopek

“Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.”
– Bobby Knight

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey

When you most feel like giving up is when you most need to be keeping on. 
“We need a variety of input and influence and voices. You cannot get all the answers to life and business from one person or from one source.”—Jim Rohn
“Miss a meal if you  have to, but don’t miss a book.” —Jim  Rohn
“Read something  positive every night and listen to something helpful every morning.”
—Tom  Hopkins
“A library, to modify  the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of  ideas—a place where history comes to life.” —Norman Cousins
“Read an hour every  day in your chosen field. This works out to about one book per week, 50 books  per year, and will guarantee your success.” —Brian  Tracy