Motivational Quotes

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„The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.“

—  Socrates classical Greek Athenian philosopher -469 - -399 BC
This is actually a quotation http://books.google.com/books?id=FUIHmRHf8SUC&lpg=PA130&dq=%22not%20on%20fighting%20the%20old%20but%20on%20building%20the%20new%22&pg=PA130#v=onepage&q=%22not%20on%20fighting%20the%20old%20but%20on%20building%20the%20new%22&f=false from a character named Socrates in Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book that Changes Lives http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Way_of_the_Peaceful_Warrior, by Dan Millman.

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„Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.“

—  Rumi Iranian poet 1207 - 1273
As quoted in Path for Greatness : Spiritualty at Work (2000) by Linda J. Ferguson, p. 51

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„Breathe. It’s only a bad day, not a bad life.“

—  Johnny Depp American actor, film producer, and musician 1963

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„Believe you can and you're halfway there.“

—  Theodore Roosevelt American politician, 26th president of the United States 1858 - 1919

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„Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body.“

—  Joseph Addison politician, writer and playwright 1672 - 1719
Context: Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the one, health is preserved, strengthened, and invigorated: by the other, virtue (which is the health of the mind) is kept alive, cherished, and confirmed. No. 147.

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„Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.“

—  Walt Whitman American poet, essayist and journalist 1819 - 1892
This has become attributed to both Walt Whitman and Helen Keller, but has not been found in either of their published works, and variations of the quote are listed as a proverb commonly used in both the US and Canada in A Dictionary of American Proverbs (1992), edited by Wolfgang Mieder, Kelsie B. Harder and Stewart A. Kingsbury.

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„Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.“

—  Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965
Attributed to Winston Churchill in The Prodigal Project : Book I : Genesis (2003) by Ken Abraham and Daniel Hart, p. 224 and other places, though no source attribution is given. It actually derives from an advertising campaign for Budweiser beer in the late 1930s.

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