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Quotes

A few notable words worth repeating.

She disciplines herself to stay focused on achieving that vision.

– Franklin Covey

Always do what you are afraid to do.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

When the world says, “Give up,”
Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”

-Author Unknown

If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.

– Khalil Gibran

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Forget the mistakes of the past and press onto the greater achievements of the future. Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you!

– Christian D. Larson

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

– Eliot

Risk more than others think is safe.
Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical.
Expect more than others think is possible.

– Claude T. Bissell

Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

It is hard work to fill one’s life with meaning.

– Chaim Potok

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.

– Stephen R. Covey

Trust is the heartbeat of genuine love.

– bell hooks

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.

– Kurt Vonnegut

Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.

– Jim Stovall

That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do. Not that the nature of the thing itself has changed but that our power to do it is increased.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Deal honestly and objectively with yourself; intellectual honesty and personal courage are the hallmarks of great character.

– Brian Tracey

Every time we give our word, it counts. For the most part, most people give it entirely too often. Our word is a precious commodity and should be treated as such.

– John-Roger and Peter McWilliams

To have true integrity, poise, and courage is to be attuned to the silent and invisible nature within you.

– John O’Donohue

Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

– Marcus Aurelius

Our integrity is the basis of our confidence in ourselves and the confidence we inspire in others.

– Stephen R. Covey

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.

– George Washington

If those around you can’t listen and support you in your efforts, they have no place in your life.

– Author unknown

What you call flaws are really just the scars of hurts and wounds accumulated over a lifetime.

– Deepak Chopra

With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best.

– Zig Ziglar

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

– Dr. Seuss

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