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Inspirational Quotes

Quote: Germany football coach Joachim Low -- tn
"I told them before the game that they would have to give more than ever before to do something they had never done before – win the World Cup.

awe is not achieved by winning -- tn
awe is not achieved by winning, but by the way you do it.

It's easy to be classy and generous when you're winning. -- tn
It's easy to be classy and generous when you're winning. the true test of character and grace is how you react when things don't go your way, when you lose.

A clean hand -- tn
A clean hand wants no washing.

I think the hardest part of aging really is -- Oprah Winfrey
"I think the hardest part of aging really is recognizing the time that you wasted and the things that you worried about that really didn't matter. That's really the hardest part, that's ...

Problems can only be solved if .. -- tn
Problems can only be solved if obstacles are encountered.

Champions keep going -- tn
Champions keep going when everybody else would give up.

Never assume -- tn
Never assume your knowledge of the enemy is accurate, and never assume your enemy’s knowledge of you is inaccurate.

I try not to criticize people because ... -- tn
I try not to criticize people because it's a definite sign of insecurity and jealousy. I'd rather look at things I need to fix within myself.

I attribute my success to this: -- tn
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale

Strive not to be a success -- tn
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein

As Shakesphere said -- tn
"I think thee protests to much" then doubt sinks in.

What we fear -- tn
"What we fear comes to pass more speedily than what we hope." ---- Publilius Syrus - Moral Sayings (1st C B.C.)

Try Again -- tn
‘’Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.’’ Samuel Beckett

Job interviews -- cunning linguist
At a job interview: "What are your strengths?" "I'm an optimist and a positive thinker." "Can you give me an example?" "Yes, when do I start?" Source: poster Reject Dog at Sickipedia

21st Century 'literacy' -- cunning linguist
"The illiterates of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn" Alvin Toffler - author of Futureshock.

A man's understanding -- Upton Sinclair
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.

Great English teachers -- tn
Great English teachers don't pretend to know all the answers.

Sometimes things are said -- tn
Sometimes things are said without thinking or without meaning to cause hurt.

From his 1998 memoir -- Edgar M Bronfman Sr. (June 20, 1929 – December 21, 2013)
We may not earn the friendship of others, but we will demand their respect.

channel your energy -- tn
channel your energy into the right direction.

what you put in -- tn
what you put in, that is what you get, there is not multiplication of the effort.
Re: what you put in -- tn
sling shot actually speed things up ...

everybody way is better -- tn
everybody way is better than everybody way

By John F Kennedy -- Curious
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

Invictus, by William Ernest Henley -- Curious
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. ...

We have to adapt -- tn
We have to adapt to what we want to do.

No news -- tn
No news is good news.

there is good stuff -- tn
there is good stuff out there. We just have to look harder

Everyone falls down. -- tn
Everyone falls down. It's how you get back up that defines you.

Stay optimistic. -- tn
This is easier said than done, but whenever you feel yourself being overly negative, dwelling on the past, or just looking at the glass as half-empty, try to snap out of it. Remind yourself of ...

Learn from your mistakes. -- tn
Everyone makes mistakes. It's how you learn from them that defines you as a person. Learn from what went wrong — and make sure that doesn't happen in the future.

Think before -- tn
Think before hating.

Not everybody that you meet that says, ‘I care about you,' -- tn
Not everybody that you meet that says, ‘I care about you,' actually cares about you. Be cautious and be around people that you can trust Full story: Read more: ...

If they are not hurting you -- tn
If they are not hurting you then let them live and be happy!!

money doesn't change -- tn
money doesn't change anyone. You are who you are.

Go where -- tn
Go where you are loved and wanted!

I don't pay attention -- tn
I don't pay attention to the negative. Miley Cyrus

You shouldn't be ashamed of your pain -- tn
You shouldn't be ashamed of your pain. You have the right to have your pain treated. Naomi Judd

life is.... -- tn
Life: it's trial and error.

slow-fast -- tn
Nobody's going to very fast in a car if they're not sure the brakes are good.

just ask... -- tn
ask and you may or may not receive.

first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage. -- tn
"I have three messages. One is, we should never, ever give up. Two is, you're never too old to chase your dream. Three is, it looks like a solitary sport, but it is a team," 53 hours swim Diana ...

nothing lasts -- tn
nothing lasts, people do get forgotten.

The winner aint -- tn
The winner aint the one with the fastest car. It's the one that refuses to lose. Dale Earnhardt Sr.

When the highs come your way -- tn
When the highs come your way, you've got to treasure them, because you don't know how many more you're going to get Kyle Busch - Car racer

good things -- tn
good things come to those who wait.

Some people -- tn
Some people learn from their mistakes. Others are destined to repeat them.

Taking a stand -- Turnoi, the Only One and Real Turnoi
If you stand for everything, you stand for nothing in the end.

expectations -- quotes
“We do not rise to the level of our expectations – we fall to the level of our training” Archilocus, Greek soldier

The key to immortality -- tan
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. Bruce Lee

Keep Telling bad players -- quotes
Keep Telling bad players they played great and they won't improve.

is shameful to humiliate someone -- quotes
is shameful to humiliate someone weaker than you ,winning without peril is triumphing without glory.
Re: is shameful to humiliate someone -- Silverboy
It's not shameful to humiliate someone if they deserve it. It needs to happen more often especially in regard to Chinese people and the crappy world of ESL!

Failure? -- quotes
Failure is when you stop fighting.

We have to be intelligent -- quotes
We have to be intelligent, not become crazy and play a good game. pro-player

Whenever you're wrong -- quotes
Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.

Mistakes are always forgivable -- quotes
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

killer instinct to put it away. -- quote
When opportunities are there, you have to make the best of them.

Are you a leader? -- quote
If you think you’re a leader, but haven’t been recognized as such, you have a problem. Either you’re incorrect in your self-assessment, or those you report to don’t recognize your talent. ...

attention of the world -- quote
When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

Bullsh$t and connections -- quote
Bullsh$t and connections might get you to the top, but it won't keep you there.

Current and Past Performance -- quote
The players who are in form are the ones who have to play.

always be grateful -- quote
always be grateful from where you came from

in life -- quote
in life you always sit on the old mat in order to fix the new mat

Some people will not like it -- quote
Some people will not like it, others will think it's the right thing, but the reality in life is you cannot please all the people.

You're Condescending -- quote
Knowing what you're talking about is a good thing. Being a know-it-all? Not so much.
Re: You're Condescending -- Beelzebub
Knowing what you're talking about is a good thing. Being a know-it-all? Not so much. Here's another quote; it's one wot I just made up in response. "Being clever and informative is one ...

Want people to hate you? -- quote
Take credit for something someone else did.
Re: Want people to hate you? -- quote
“Hate the sin, love the sinner.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
Re: Want people to hate you? -- quote
“When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.” Chuck Palahniuk,
Re: Want people to hate you? -- quote
If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it
Re: Want people to hate you? -- quote
if you want to forget, you cannot hate
Re: Want people to hate you? -- quote
Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too. Will Smith

If you can't say something nice... -- quote
A little constructive criticism -- and some tact -- goes a long way

People notice the little things, -- quote
which is why consistently using "please" and "thank you" are an underrated yet important factor when it comes to dealing with other human being on a daily basis.

No E-mail Etiquette -- quote
Are you the "caps lock guy?" The "reply all gal?" Well knock it off.

Everyone has their own problems, -- quote
they don't want to deal with yours too.

it'll be time to ask for a raise. -- quote
Once you've improved your status with your co-workers and gotten everyone on your side.

Contribute or .. -- quote
be gone!

Never on Time -- quote
The answer is simple -- be on time. Write it on your calendar or better yet, put reminders in your phone. It's the quickest way to ensure you won't be late.

Being disorganized -- quote
It doesn’t matter how small it is or how infrequently it occurs or why. If you give your boss any reason to lack confidence in your performance, watch out!

Team Player -- quote
A “can do” attitude does not mean you do everything by yourself.

If you react in the ..... -- quote
If you react in the right way, you can gain strength out of every situation.

You will learn ..... -- quote
You will learn nothing if you don't try.

Art is not -- quote
Art is not a popularity contest. It's not a business. It's something you live, something you breathe, something you exist for; only to create and never to exploit

Transmit confidence to others. -- quote
We transmit that we are confident.

It was dissapointing -- quote
But the marathon is not about how you start It's how you finish.

Be careful what you wish for......... -- quote
Be careful what you wish for, so the saying goes, is a cautionary phrase that implies the grass is not always greener on the other side.

A pause... -- Roger Cohen, Columnist New York Times
Too often we confuse activity and movement with accomplishment and fulfillment. More may be gained through a pause.

Series of quotes in memory of Zig Ziglar (Nov 6, 1926 - Nov 28, 2012) -- Zig Ziglar
Unless you have definite precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you. What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you ...

It is amazing what happens when you start talking to people. -- Roger Cohen, Co-Ed Columnist New York Times
The beginning of the end of conflict is discovering the humanity that lies behind slogans and barriers.

confidence plays a huge role. -- tn
If you don’t believe you can win, you’re not going to win.

You gain trust when -- tn
You gain trust when you deliver results.

The rebound capacity of a President (applies to each of us) -- Gail Collins, Op-Ed columnist in The New York Times
One of the things I look for in a candidate is rebound capacity. A president is going to screw up. But how good is he at mounting a comeback? Whoever we elect in November will make mistakes, maybe ...

It is all about -- tn
It is all about believing in yourself

beauty is -- tn
beauty is an opinion, not a fact.

London Olympics quotes -- ap
Those photographs (of empty seats) were taken in the early days of competition before the athletes had started getting knocked out and filling them up and all the rest of it ... The moment a problem ...

Goodbye Stranger Song lyric -- ip
Now I believe in what you say is the undisputed truth But I have to have things my own way to keep me in my youth Supertramp Goodbye Stranger Lyrics

never change -- ip
some things never change like good music.

Life changes in an instant. -- ip
"Again and again, her pain grew worse," O'Donnell writes. "It seemed impossible. No one knew what was wrong. Life changes in an instant." Rosie O'Donnell ...
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