Quotes on Motivation


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Well Begun is Half Done

"When you begin to coast, you know you're on the downgrade."

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"Well begun is half done."

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"If you think you are beaten-you are. If you think that you dare not-you don't. If you'd like to win, but fear you can't It's fifty to one you won't."

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"There are times when a man should be content with what he has, but never with what he is."

-William George Jordan-

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"Be at War with your Vices, at Peace with your Neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better man."

-Benjamin Franklin-

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"Our future is a product of our past...so be very careful what you do in your past."

-Russell M. Ballard-

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"Virtually every issue that we deal with, be it education...be it human services or gang problems or drugs, we find STRONG FAMILIES the ultimate solution."

-Governor Mike Leavitt-

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Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be.

-Thomas A. Kempis-

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"Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it.  Autograph your work with excellence." 

Quoted in "God's Little Devotional for Graduates," p. 44

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"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them."     

G. B. Shaw

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"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."

Theodore Roosevelt

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"If you really want to do something, you'll find a way;  if you don't, you'll find an excuse."

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