Thursday, August 9, 2012

in need of a little ray of sunshine

Feeling a bit down in the dumps today... so thought I would try to cheer up a bit with some good quotes.

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

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
Author Unknown

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.
Orison Swett Marden

First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.

You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Wayne Gretzky

They can because they think they can.

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Thomas Jefferson

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Loyd Wright

The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases.
Jeremy Collier

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
William Shakespeare

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
Robert Collier

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
Joe Namath

Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon BonaparteYou are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place.
James Lane Allen

You are never a loser until you quit trying.
Mike Ditka

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

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Vince Lombardi

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare

Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.
Napoleon Hill

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

Our greatest glory consist not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Oliver Goldsmith

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
Doug Firebaugh

No road is too long for him who advances slowly and does not hurry, and no attainment is beyond his reach who equips himself with patience to achieve it.
Jean de La Bruyère Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Benjamin Franklin

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable.

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