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All men should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why. --- James Thurber

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

But then if I do not strive, who will? --- Chuang Tzu

Concerns for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations. --- Albert Einstein 1879

Do not wait for extraordinary situations to do good; try to use ordinary situations. --- Jean Paul Richter 1763

Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. --- Louisa May Alcott

How can you come to know yourself? Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to. And what is your duty? Whatever the day calls for. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure

which is: try to please everybody. --- Herbert Bayard Swope 1882

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. --- Booker T Washington 1856

I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. --- William E. Hickson

If I try to be like him, who will be like me? --- Jewish Proverb xxxx

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

If you cannot lift the load off another's back, do not walk away. Try to lighten it. --- Frank Tyger

If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself, you should say: "He obviously does not know me very well, since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned." --- Epictetus 60

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the 'as if' technique. --- William James 1842

It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. --- Franklin D Roosevelt 1882

It is important not to accept unnecessary limits in our lives. The most severe limit is most often the one we place on ourselves by not striving for greatness. It is irresponsible not to attempt to use our talent, ability, and opportunities to benefit others. --- President Carter

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. --- Johathan Swift

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. --- Mark Twain 1835

My theme is to make a difference right here in my own neighborhood. I don't have to fight the whole world. If I do well where I am, it will make a difference in the rest of the world... People want to do and to be better. They need inspiration to change and to try to make a difference. They need a catalyst to inspire faith and to encourage them to take a risk...(once a Mexican-American migrant farm worker) --- Esau Herrera

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannont be reasoned out. --- Sydney Smith 1771

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! --- Sir Winston Churchill 1874

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. --- William Shakespeare 1564

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors. --- W Eugene Smith

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary? --- James Matthew Barrie

Success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life, as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. --- Booker T Washington 1856

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. --- Arnold Bennett

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. --- Mark Twain 1835

The only way to be absolutely safe is never to try anything for the first time. --- Magnus Pyke 1908

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