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The courage to persist: In 1894, the rhetoric teacher at Harrow in England wrote on a sixteen-year-old's report

card, "A conspicuous lack of success." Winston Chruchill persited. --- Winston Churchill 1874

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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 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 1856

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All great reforms require one to dare a lot to win a little. --- William L. O'Neill

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An integral part of being a star is having the will to win. All the champions have it. --- Betty Cuthbert 1938

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Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me a man who has pluck to fight when he's

sure of losing. --- George Eliot (Mary Evans) 1819

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Be ashamed to die unless you have won some victory for humanity. --- Horace Mann

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Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near victory as when defeated in a good cause. --- Henry Ward

Beecher 1813

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Do not stand at my grave and weep; I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the

diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn's rain. When you awaken in

the morning's hush, I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at

night. Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. I did not die. --- Anon xxxx

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Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with the wind. --- Hamilton Wright Mabie

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Each player must accept the cards life deals him. But once they are in hand, he alone must decide how to play the

cards in order to win the game. --- Voltaire 1694

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Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to rank with

those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither

victory nor defeat. --- Theodore Roosevelt 1858

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I believe in God and in nature and in the triumph of good over evil. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

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I can't change the direction of the wind. But I can adjust my sails --- Anon xxxx

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If you can't win, make the fellow ahead of you break the record. --- Anon xxxx

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If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. --- William Hazlett 1778

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In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. --- Albert Camus 1913

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Life is not made up of great sacrifices and duties but of little things: in which smiles and kindness given habitually

are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort. --- Sir Humphry Davy 1778

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Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success. --- Dr. Rob Gilbert

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No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. --- William Blake 1757

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One kind word can warm three winter months. --- Japanese Proverb xxxx

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Only a loser finds it impossible to accept a temporary set-back. A winner asks why. --- Ita Buttrose 1942

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

Shakespeare 1564

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Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no

wind is the right wind. --- Seneca 4BC

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Over the winter glaciers I see the summer glow; and through the wild-piled snowdrift the warm rosebuds below.

--- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

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People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in,

their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

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Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity we shall harness the energies of

love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world man will have discovered fire. --- Teilhard De Chardin

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The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part.... The essential thing in life is not

conquering but fighting well. (Founder of The modern Olympic Games) --- Baron Pierre De Coubertin

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The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. --- Edmund Burke 1729

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To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the

appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in

others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;

to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. --- Emerson

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What is success? To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;

to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the

best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social

condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; this is to have succeeded. --- Ralph

Waldo Emerson 1803

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When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win.

--- Ed Macauley

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