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"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." ~attributed to Abraham Lincoln

“A gold medal is a wonderful thing. But if you’re not enough without it, you’ll never be enough with it.” ~Irv Blitzer (John Candy) from COOL RUNNINGS

"The sky and the sun are always there. It’s the clouds that come and go.” ~attributed to Rachel Joyce

“…sometimes when we are beating ourselves up, we need to stop and say to that harassing voice inside, "Man, I'm doing the very best I can right now." ~attributed to Brené Brown

"Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island, what book would I bring...'How to Build a Boat'." ~attributed to Steven Wright

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." ~attributed to Mark Twain

"If people would only talk about what they understood, Earth would be a very quiet place." ~attributed to Albert Einstein

“Even great men bow before the Sun; it melts hubris into humility.” ~attributed to Dejan Stojanovic


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"Your fears will appear smaller and smaller as you rise above them." ~attributed to Carol ‘CC’ Miller

"For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: 'What might have been?'" ~attributed to John Greenleaf Whittier

"How do you walk around in something you were born with and not know anything about it or not be aware of what affects it?" ~Charles Bailey (personal fitness trainer; https://youtu.be/DmkhSg8QxCg)