Remember when you see a man at the top of a mountain, he didn't fall
Stopping at third base adds no more runs than striking out.
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success
because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there
be results without work.
The beauties of the world are best seen by those who strive to reach
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
When you reach for the stars, you may not get one, but you won't
come up with a handful of mud, either.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to
work hard at work worth doing.
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
There is no chance, no fate, no destiny that can circumvent, or
hinder, or control a firm resolve of a determined soul.
The successful man is the average man, focused.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by
people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things
God gives nothing to those who keep their arms
Anything that we have to learn we learn by the actual doing of it
... we become just by performing just acts, temperate by performing temperate ones, brave
by performing brave ones.
We more frequently fail to face the right problem than fail to solve
the problem we face.
The will to prepare is more important than the will to win.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our
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