“No pain, no gain” ~Athletic Proverb

“No pain, no gain. Know pain, know gain.” ~Kathi Kulesza

“True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.” ~Charles Caleb Colton

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” ~Eubie Blake (On his 100th Birthday)

“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” ~Ben Franklin

“When you see the golden arches, you are probably on your way to the pearly gates.” ~William Castelli, M.D.

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” ~Spanish Prov”erb

“Happiness is more a state of health than of wealth.” ~Frank Tyger

“Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.” ~Albert Schweitzer

“He, who has health, has hope; and he who has hope has everything.” ~Arabian Proverb

“The first wealth is health.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.” ~Charles De Gaulle

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~John Wooden

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~Napoleon Hill

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi

“Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing – no one to blame.” ~Erica Jong

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.” ~Napoleon Hill

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” ~Edmund Burke

“If you want to know your past – look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future – look into your present actions.” ~Chinese proverb

clock“If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.” ~Mario Andretti

“Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.” ~William Feather

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” ~Charles Buxton

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” ~Plutarch

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on you way.” ~Dr. Seuss

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now, and do it.” ~William Durant, founder of General Motors

“One is taught by experience to put a premium on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.” ~Gail Godwin

“Take control of your destiny. Believe in yourself. Ignore those who try to discourage you. Avoid negative sources, people, places, things and habits. Don’t give up and don’t give in.” ~Wanda Carter

“There is more in us than we know. If we can be made to see it, perhaps, for the rest of our lives, we will be unwilling to settle for less.” ~Kurt Hahn (founder of Outward Bound)

“You start out happy that you have no hips or boobs. All of a sudden you get them, and it feels sloppy. Then just when you start liking them, they start drooping.” ~Cindy Crawford

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” ~Confucius

“The most important of life’s battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.” ~David O. McKay

finish line“Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.” ~Anonymous

“He who conquers himself has won a greater victory than he who conquers a city.” ~Proverbs

“The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” ~Marvin Phillips

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~Thomas Edison

“You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.” ~David Viscott

“The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.” ~Vincent Lombardi

“Whether you think you can or wether you think you can’t, you’re right!” ~Henry Ford

“Self-delusion is pulling in your stomach when you step on the scales.” ~Paul Sweeney

3 thoughts on “quotes I like…

  1. Shannan

    Your quotes are always uplifting, thanks for sharing. All good, 2 of my favorites…

    “If you wait, all that happens is that you get older.” ~Mario Andretti

    “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi

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