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We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
– Maxwell Maltz, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
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We find that after years of struggle we do not take a journey, but rather a journey takes us.
– John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley
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We first have to find the way of freedom from involvement before we can introduce freedom in involvement.
– Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan
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We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.
– John Dryden
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We follow the mystics. They know where they are going. They, too, go astray, but when they go astray they do so in a way that is mystical, dark, and mysterious.
– Ryszard Kapuściński
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We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
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We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.
– Joan Didion
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We forget old stories, but those stories remain the same.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.
– Felix Frankfurter
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We found that the most exciting environments, that treated people very well, are also tough as nails. There is no bureaucratic mumbo-jumbo... excellent companies provide two things simultaneously: tough environments and very supportive environments.
– Tom Peters
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We gain amazing confidence and courage on every occasion, invariably, when we work outside our comfort zone. When we are outside our element, we have no choice but to challenge ourselves in order to win against all odds, and in the face of fear and uncertainty. In my view, we offer our best performance when we have to operate outside our comfort zone, just like a meteor enters Earth's gravitational field and shines with the brightest light that illuminates the sky. Hence we mustn't fear leaving our comfort zone or being outside our element any time. Instead, we should challenge the status quo to offer the best performance in an unfamiliar territory. This is how we reinvent ourselves, and become the better versions of ourselves than ever before.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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We gain freedom when we have paid the full price...
– Rabindranath Tagore
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We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
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We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us?
– Richard Bach, One
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We get new ideas from God every hour of our day when we put our trust in Him -- but we have to follow that inspiration up with perspiration -- we have to work to prove our faith. Remember that the bee that hangs around the hive never gets any honey.
– Albert E. Cliffe
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We gladly feast on those who would subdue us ... not just pretty words, Fester.
– Morticia Addams - from the Addams Family movie
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We go forth all to seek America. And in the seeking we create her. In the quality of our search shall be the nature of the America that we created.
– Waldo Frank
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We go up to the high places not to see what is up there but to see how the lower places look from the top!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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We go where our vision is.
– Joseph Murphy
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We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.
– R. C. Allen
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We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
– Woodrow Wilson
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We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stutter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
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We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. In the cradle it in moving its little arms and legs in a certain rhythm. And when our music falls on the ears of an infant it is of the lowest character compared with the music it is accustomed to.
– Hazrat Inayat Khan
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We had all prepared to make sure we were ready to try this case on our own. And the client— seeing that preparation gave them that confidence.
– Yar Chaikovsky
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We had parties that Nero would have been ashamed to attend
– Ronnie Hawkins
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