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Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.


Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory. – Herbert Kaufman What does that mean? There is a lot packed into those two short lines. The very first part … Continue reading

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If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it.


If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it. – Epictetus What does that mean? This is a classic of introspection. It says that people will speak ill of you. … Continue reading

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When you concern yourself with others, you naturally develop a sense of self-confidence. To help others takes courage and inner strength.


When you concern yourself with others, you naturally develop a sense of self-confidence. To help others takes courage and inner strength. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote has an interesting way of looking at self-confidence. We normally think of … Continue reading

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Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.


Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. – Anonymous, more recently attributed to Vivian Greene What does that mean? This quote is about living our lives, not simply waiting around for a … Continue reading

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There is no remedy for love but to love more.


There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau What does that mean? This quote is about love. Deep and intense, possibly even romantic. While some might hide from love after a loss, this quote … Continue reading

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If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.


If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. – John Irving What does that mean? We each have this life of ours to live. We have the … Continue reading

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There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.


There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage. – Seneca What does that mean? This quote is about what the author of the quote thinks is one of the … Continue reading

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