Category Archives: Quote


“Don’t confuse bad luck with bad decisions.”


“The only thing keeping you from being happy is the belief that you are alone.”

  • Anna Draper – Mad Men season 2

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“True art is never finished, it is only abandoned.”

  • Arrow (TV show)


“It takes strength to stand still.”

  • Arrow (TV show)

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“The antidote for exhaustion is not rest.  It is wholeheartedness.”

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“Great lives belong to men and women who see life as a generosity contest.”

  • Matthew Kelly

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“I’m sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn’t have time to write a short one.”

  • Blaise Pascal (but commonly and incorrectly attributed to Mark Twain)

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“Brevity is the soul of wit.”

  • Shakespeare (Hamlet)

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“Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”

  • C.S. Lewis

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“Losing your temper is counterproductive.”

  • Richard Branson

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“It’s the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.”

  • Frank Warren

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“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished.  That will be the beginning.”

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“Your outer world is simply a reflection of your inner world.”

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“We cannot outperform our self image.  It cannot be done.”

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“Faith is the ability to see the invisible.”

  • Clarence Smithison

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“More people are confined by their thoughts than freed by them.”

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“When you think for as long as I have out here in the woods, alone, for this many days – it changes you.  I mean it changes you.  I am not the same person.  I just can’t wait to get back home, to make people’s lives better.  To make people happy.  To take the weight off of people’s shoulders.  To lighten their step. I can’t wait to do that.”

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“Does anything in nature despair except man?”

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“Where would the fun be in making something you know will work?”

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“Sometimes what we know gets in the way of what could be.”

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“Only the thing for which you have struggled will last.”

  • Yoruba proverb

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“Results take as long as they take.”

  • ?

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“Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.”

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“The most self-serving thing you can do is to learn to become selfless.”

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“You get what you expect, not what you want.”

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“People treat you like you teach them to treat you.”


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“Life’s easy when you live it the hard way.”

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“The most important choices you’ll ever make are how you use your time.”

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“Well done is better than well said.”

  • Benjamin Franklin

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“If the grass lookers greener on the other side…stop staring.  Stop comparing.  Stop complaining.  And start watering the grass you’re standing on.”

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“Nobody criticizes a failure.”

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“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”

  • Malcolm S. Forbes

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“Stress comes from ignoring things you shouldn’t be ignoring.”

  • Jeff Bezos

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“Nothing beautiful asks for attention.”

  • James Thurber

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“It’s your enemies that make you strong.”

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“Being a professional means doing your job on the days you don’t feel like doing it.”

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“Work and sacrifice bring value to your life.”

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“Success is doing what you want to be doing at all times.”

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“The value of something comes from how hard it was to obtain.”

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“We cannot outperform our self image.”

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“Advancement of all kind is preceded by a crisis.”

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“Your results in life will never exceed your expectations.”

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“If you want to do less of it, or if you’re doing it for the money, find a new job.”

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“The more you tell your body that it hurts, the more it will believe you.”

  • Jordan (The Real World)

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“What would you say you’re world-class at?”

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“It is the greatest sensation of existence: not to trust, but to know.”

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“What do your mistakes have in common?”

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“If I fail more than you do, I win.”

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“To quietly take

in the elements

is to remove

the dust from

your soul”

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“Needing nothing attracts everything.”

  • Russell Simmons

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“Happy makes money.”

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“In a short time, this will be a long time ago.”