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November 10, 2015

This is my collection of quotes, sayings, stories, and inspiration for life. Use the search feature, category options, or topic tags to find what you’re looking for – or just scroll and enjoy.

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Leaders Aren’t Born

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“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal which is worthwhile.” – Vince Lombardi

A Good Combination

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“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” – Nelson Mandela

The Courage to Continue

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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

The Power of Kind Words

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“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa

Life Experiences

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“Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and griefs which we endure help us in our marching onward.” – Henry Ford

“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln


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“The most unrealistic person in the world is the cynic, not the dreamer. Hope only makes sense when it doesn’t make sense to be hopeful.” – Paul Hawken

Spending Our Lives

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“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard

Choose Gratitude

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“Gratitude as a discipline involves a conscious choice. I can choose to be grateful even when my emotions and feelings are still steeped in hurt and resentment. It is amazing how many occasions present themselves in which I can choose gratitude instead of a complaint.” – Henri Nouwen

Brighter Stars

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“The darker the night, the brighter the stars.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Patience and Behavior

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“Patience is not just the ability to wait, it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” – Joyce Meyer

Take Care of the Future

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“We take care of the future best by taking care of the present now.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn

“It takes a person of great heart to see…the wisdom the elders have to offer, and so serve them out of gratitude for the life they have passed on to us.” – Kent Nerburn

Not Defeated

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“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

Would I Follow Me?

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“Leaders should step back and take a moment to consider and think about this simple question: ‘Would I follow me? Why or why not?'” – Greg Taunt


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“At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve

Time to Make Repairs

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“As long as the candle burns, there is time to make repairs.” – Rabbi Salanter

“Nike makes some of the best products in the world. Products that you lust after. But you also make a lot of crap. Just get rid of the crappy stuff and focus on the good stuff.” – Steve Jobs

Creating the Future

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“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them, changes both the maker and their destination.” – John Schaar

“A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.” – Rachel Naomi Remen