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Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
-- Rudyard Kipling

No amount of self-improvement can make up for a lack of self-acceptance.
-- Robert Holden

If you risk nothing and do nothing, you dull your spirit.
-- Unknown Author

Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
-- Unknown Author

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
-- T.S. Eliot

The sooner begun, the sooner done.
-- Unknown Author

Progress results from persistence with purpose.
-- Frank Tyger

Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
-- Dan Reeves

People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves.
-- Tryon Edwards

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
-- Frederick Douglass

I will say this for adversity: people seem to be able to stand it, and that is more than I can say for prosperity.
-- Kin Hubbard

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
-- Plutarch

We’re all of us a little greedy... We’re all somewhat courageous, and we’re all considerably cowardly. We’re all imperfect, and life is simply a perpetual, unending struggle against those imperfections.
-- Sidney Poitier

It’s all right to hesitate if you then go ahead!
-- Bertolt Brecht

The family is the building block for whatever solidarity there is in society.
-- Jill Ruckelshaus

If at first you DO succeed, try something harder.
-- Ann Landers

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
-- Andre Gide

Democracy, like love, can survive almost any attack - except negligence and indifference.
-- Unknown Author

Don't worry about what's ahead. Just go as far as you can go - from there you can see farther.
-- Unknown Author

Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still.
-- Chinese Proverb

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.
-- W. Clement Stone

From a little spark comes a great fire.
-- Polish Proverb

Don't live in the past...you have already been there.
-- Unknown Author

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.
-- Horace

Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
-- Robert C. Gallagher


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