"MOTIVATIONAL & POSITIVE QUOTES"
JANUARY 2003


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January 31, 2003
" With tenacity, audacity, and simplicity thou shall overcome."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jason Lagesse --- Virginia


January 29, 2003
" I like pressure. If I am not on the edge of failure, I'm not being sufficiently challenged."
Jewel --- Submitted by Jackie K., Age 14 --- Georgia


January 29, 2003
" I always have Hope, nothing Less."
Vidya --- Submitted by Ali Asgar Nagaria --- Maharashtra, India
I now know what to say when someone says 'It's hopeless'. Thanks Vidya.


January 27, 2003
" People are like pebbles. Everything around them shapes them into a new form, changing them with the slightest touch. In the end, a pebble will always be a pebble and you will still be you."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by H. Hughes --- Massachusetts
I'm not sure why I wrote this down one day but it made sense to me and I hope it makes sense personally for whoever reads it.


January 27, 2003
" Fear of failure can lead to failure, for if you think it, you can achieve it."
Copyright © 2003 Dia Forrester
Unfortunately, I know exactly how that feels. I feared failure and I have been confronted with my biggest fear.


January 24, 2003
" The longer the anticipation, the greater the appreciation."
Copyright © 1995 Sydney E. Flax


January 24, 2003
" Life is work; work is life. Life is effort; effort is life."
Copyright © 2000 George Tregea


January 22, 2003
" Whenever I realize I am wrong, I change my mind. What do you do?"
John Maynard Keynes --- Submitted by Benjaimn Acquaye --- Surbiton, United Kingdom
I found this comment very interesting and motivating. It encourages us to be true to ourselves and admit it when we get superior information/arguments.





January 22, 2003
" Champions are people who carry on from where others let go."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Ilampooranan P. --- Pondicherry, India
Champions are the people who fight one more round when it looks impossible.


January 20, 2003
" Insecurity breeds greatness. To get to the top in virtually anything today, you really have to make a superhuman effort. You won't ever find a superachiever anywhere who wasn't or isn't motivated, at least partially, by a sense of insecurity."
Ted Turner --- Submitted by Bandana Karki --- Kathmandu, Nepal
Well, there are so many insecurities within all of us. If we let these insecurities motivate us, we could really achieve something in life. The choice is with us friends, whether we wallow in self-pity and let our insecurities make us inferior or let it motivate us like Ted Turner.


January 20, 2003
" The best strategy for the race of life is to get out front from the start and set the pace, then in the last 200 meters, unleash a wicked kick and break away from the pack."
Byrnez --- Submitted by Dave B., Age 17 --- Illinois
This is intended to motivate people to live life to the fullest and not settle for anything less then 1st place.


January 17, 2003
" Don't look back unless you want to go back."
Phil Harbolt --- Submitted by Jessica Snyder --- Ohio
This is a very special quote for me. It was told to me by a coach on the day of a very important game that we ended up losing. It makes me think to never give up hope. Things will always get better.


January 15, 2003
" The only two people who can help you through a difficult period, or help you achieve an outstanding goal, are YOU and YOURSELF."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Grant Stephen-Paul Ormerod --- England, United Kingdom
The only person who can make a difference is you and you alone.


January 15, 2003
" A workout brightens the darkest day."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Gus Sperin --- England, United Kingdom


January 13, 2003
" Everyone is born with talent. Smart people use it."
Copyright © 2002 Shane Tickner


January 13, 2003
" If life throws you a curve ball, hit a grand slam off of it."
Copyright © 2001 T. Shrigley


January 10, 2003
" Quitting is not an option. I will not let anyone on this team quit."
Herman Edwards --- Submitted by P.N. --- New Jersey
This was said to the New York Jets when they had a record of 2-5. They went on to win the AFC East Division


January 10, 2003
" No feat facing us is as important as our attitude towards it... for that determines our success or failure."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by James Lauwers --- Oregon
This is something that was said by a Hockey coach of mine, in regards not only to hockey but everyday life, and has stuck with me for over 10 years now.


January 8, 2003
" Don't wear your problem on your face, no matter the situation. Be cheerful always because your smile can brighten somebody's day and attract solutions to your problem."
Bishop Leonard Umunna --- Submitted by Samuel Taiwo --- Lagos, Nigeria


January 8, 2003
" If you do the do's, the don'ts don't matter."
Copyright © 1996 Michael Eastland


January 6, 2003
" When facing a difficult decision remember that few things are as good as they may seem, few things are as bad as they seem, and few decisions are as final as they seem."
Copyright © 2002 Harry Foster
I came up with this "quote" as I have faced decisions in my life. Perhaps it will help others.


January 6, 2003
" To try and fail is but to learn;
To fail to try is to suffer the inestimable value of what might have been."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Julie Feliciano --- Quezon City, Philippines
Hope this quote, which I learned 40 yrs ago and tried to live by, will help others.


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