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Acceptance

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. – Les Brown

Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory. – George Patton

Accept good advice gracefully–as long as it doesn’t interfere with what you intended to do in the first place. – Gene Brown

Safety and Risk

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. – General George S. Patton

And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. – Erica Jong

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. – Emily Dickinson

Danger and delight grow on one stalk. – Proverb

Prudence keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy. – Samuel Johnson

The only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes. – Oscar Wilde

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

Nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment. – Benjamin Disraeli

Today’s Quotes

Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity; and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom. – George Bernard Shaw

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. – Von Goethe

One dog barks at something, and a hundred bark at the bark. – Proverb

If fifty million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. – Albert Camus

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. – Henrik Ibsen

If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn’t thinking. – George S. Patton

Fears

Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Pain of mind is worse than pain of body. – Proverb

The inability to make a decision has often been passed off as patience.

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear. – George S. Patton

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is. – Proverb

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.

He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear. – Proverb

Overcome

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity. – Albert Schweitzer

Challenges make life interesting, however, overcoming them is what makes it meaningful. – Mark Twain

We acquire the strength we have overcome. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Overcome the notion that you must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary.

I’m not what I have done. I’m what I have overcome.

What you can become depends upon what you can overcome.

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. – George Patton

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it. – Helen Keller

Quotes for the day

Speak the truth even if your voice shakes.

Try a lot of stuff. Keep what works.

One of the hardest parts of life is deciding whether to walk away or try harder.

If you don’t know where you’re going any road will get you there.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else, you are the one who gets burned. – Buddha

If you can’t do something smart, do something right.

Let the haters be your motivators.

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George Patton