• (...) while they cannot lose, they can think they have, and the loss will seem intolerable. and while they cannot fail, they can think they have, and the pain will seem unbearable. and while they cannot ever be less than they truly are they can think they are, and all hope will seem lost. and therein lies their test. a test of perceptions: of what to focus on, of what to believe in, in spite of appearances
  • a alegria evita mil males e prolonga a vida - william shakespeare
  • a goal or a dream that doesn't challenge the dreamer to become more than they've ever been, to go where they've never gone, and to feel things they've never felt, is actually like wishing for a giant life-snooze button
  • a true test of character isn't how you are on your best days but how you act on your worst days
  • allow yourself to be proud of yourself and all the progress you've made, especially the progress that no one else has seen
  • always be kinder than you feel
  • always believe that something wonderful is about to happen
  • as surely as mountains are to be climbed and oceans sailed, your dreams are meant to come true. this is why you're here, to live the life of your dreams. keep going, forge ahead, press on, never settle for less, don't ever think it's too late, and never, ever, ever compromise a dream
  • at the end of the day, you can either focus on what's tearing you apart or what's holding you together
  • be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone
  • be in love with your life. every minute of it - jack kerouac
  • be someone who makes you happy
  • believe in your infinite potential. your only limitations are those you set upon yourself - roy t. bennett
  • believe in yourself. you are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine - roy t. bennett
  • do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. you are better than you think - tim ferriss
  • don't be afraid of being a beginner
  • don't be afraid, you needn't slay the beast or scale the entire mountain, that's not how it's done. you only need to move through today. think of the distance you've already covered. focus on your strengths. you're not alone. you're understood
  • don't carry around anything that becomes a burden. drop it. even being good, even being right - buddha
  • don't forget the nights when it all felt right
  • don't give up, the beginning is always the hardest
  • don't let the dazzling heights you aspire to scare you from getting started. after all, few could climb mt. everest tomorrow, though virtually all could begin preparing
  • don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself - sarah henderson
  • don't wait for those feelings of excitement, confidence, and clarity, before you take action. take action first, without them, and they will follow
  • don't wait, the time will never be just right
  • don’t let others tell you what you can’t do. don't let the limitations of others limit your vision. if you can remove your self-doubt and believe in yourself, you can achieve what you never thought possible - roy t. bennett
  • Dream a dream worth dreaming, live a life worth living
  • dreamers can never be tamed - paulo coelho
  • é o amor que procura a gente
  • even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise
  • every artist was first an amateur - ralph waldo emerson
  • every new day is another chance to change your life
  • find what makes you happy, hold on to that and never let it go
  • had it not been for every disappointment, setback, and detour in the road of your life, you wouldn't have come so far
  • happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light - albus dumbledore
  • happiness is an attitude. we either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. the amount of work is the same - francesca reigler
  • how you treat people in your life today is the single, biggest factor in determining how people in your life tomorrow, even totally different people, will treat you
  • i can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. it's all a question of how I view my life - paulo coelho
  • i'm capable of getting anything I desire - mod sun
  • if it's still in your mind it is worth taking the risk - paulo coelho
  • if one thing makes you sad find two that make you happy
  • if there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it - toni morrison
  • if you care about yourself, then the things that happen outside yourself, things you can't control, can hurt, but they can't destroy you
  • if you don't love yourself how in the heel will you love somebody else? - rupaul
  • if you love life, life will love you back - arthur rubinstein
  • if you want to be happy be
  • if you're looking for a happy ending and can't seem to find one, maybe it's time to start looking for a new beginning.
  • imagination is the beginning of creation. you imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last you create what you will - george bernard shaw
  • imagine your dreams as if they already exist. speak as if they already exist. and act as if they already exist
  • in all battles of the heart over the mind, go with your heart. because, truly, it's a lot easier for your mind to catch up with your heart, than for your heart to catch up with your mind
  • in life, setbacks, delays, and detours are often just my way of "keeping" you for something way better. don't let them discourage you, don't see them out of context, and whatever you do, don't stop dancing
  • in the "real" world, it's better to have loved and lost, tried and failed, dreamed and missed, than to sit out your turn in fear. because the loss, the failure, and the miss, however painful, are merely temporary market adjustments, soon forgotten. whereas the love, the adventure, and the dream are like investments that, for the rest of your life and beyond, never stop paying dividends
  • it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy - brother david steindl-rast
  • it is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in our selves - william shakespeare
  • it's easy to look around at all the people who already have what you want, notice how they differ from you, and then think that they are the "kind of people" for whom having what you want comes naturally. whereas you are not, otherwise you'd have it too. very rational thinking, and a super way for non-adventurers to avoid responsibility, rest on the sidelines, and watch more TV. adventurers, on the other hand, understand that they are exactly the kind of people who should have the things they now want. otherwise, they wouldn't be blessed with wanting them.
  • it's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority - mandy hale
  • just how much time do you spend thinking big? i mean really, really BIG? because that's exactly how much of "it" you're going to get!
  • kites rise highest against the wind not with it - winston churchill
  • let your past make you better not bitter
  • life is full of screwups. you're supposed to fail sometimes. It's a required part of the human existance - sarah dessen
  • be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others - roy t. bennett
  • logic - while just about worthless in assessing the nature of reality, it's perhaps the finest tool you possess for revealing a path of least resistance between otherwise limiting, invisible, self-sabotaging beliefs. if you aren't feeling "it," intellectually and inspirationally, think again, think again, think again
  • make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you get for it, but what you become for it - steve maraboli
  • making a big life change is pretty scary. but, you know what's even scarier? regret
  • mantenha-se positivo mesmo quando parecer que seu mundo inteiro está caindo aos pedaços
  • money just isn't that important. now, by all means pursue it, spend it, and roll around in it, but just don't let it become "how" the rest of your dreams will come true
  • more powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin
  • never apologize for who you are
  • never chase love, affection, or attention. if it isn't given freely it isn't worth having
  • never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do
  • never lose hope. storms make people stronger and never last forever - roy t. bennett
  • nunca é tarde demais para ser aquilo que sempre se desejou ser - george elliot
  • once you realize that everything you've ever been through - every scuffed knee, lost deal, and broken heart - will eventually play wildly in your favor, it's kind of hard to complain
  • one of the simplest ways to be happy is to let go of what makes you sad
  • one, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. two, never give up work. work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away - stephen hawking
  • promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think - a.a milne
  • really great people make you feel that you too can become great - mark twain
  • respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you or makes your happy - robert tew
  • sejamos gratos até mesmo pelos milagres não vistos
  • setbacks are only ever devastating when one thinks they'll last forever
  • smile especially when you're not happy. it helps.
  • so take a look in that mirror and remind yourself to be happy because you deserve to be. believe that - one tree hhill
  • so what if it takes a long time? so what if it's already taken longer than you thought? so what if it will still take longer? the day will nevertheless arrive, as it always does, when all your prior efforts, determination, and persistence will seem a paltry price indeed as you are lifted irrevocably higher, as if by chariots of fire, into realms previously unimagined
  • sometimes you just need to take a nap and get over it - maura stuard
  • spend your life with who makes you happy, not with who you have to impress
  • stop giving other people the power to control your happiness, your mind, and your life. if you don't take control of yourself and your own life, someone else is bound to try - roy t. bennett
  • success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts - winston churchill
  • success means doing the best we can with what we have. success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be - zig ziglar
  • surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you - roy t. bennett
  • take a deep breath and enjoy your life
  • the biggest wall you have to climb is the one you build in your mind: never let your mind talk you out of your dreams, trick you into giving up. never let your mind become the greatest obstacle to success - roy t. bennett
  • the brick walls are there for a reason, the brick walls are not there to keep us out, the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. they’re there to stop the other people - randy pausch
  • the great thing about change is that it absolutely, positively, always means that things are going to get better. even when you don't know how.
  • the man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones - Confucius
  • the one thing all famous authors, world-class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. yet still, they began their journeys
  • the right people always find each other at the right time
  • the scariest moment is always just before you start - stephen king
  • there is nothing about your life today, not even what hurts, that you won't eventually appreciate, with happy tears running down your face
  • there’s no such thing as ruining your life. life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out - sophie kinsella
  • things that are hard to say are usually most important
  • to get from "here" to "there," you must do your manipulating within
  • trade your expectations for appreciation
  • treating "any old thing" as if it were your dream job, partner, house, life, day, whatever it is, is the fastest way to spark the kind of life changes that will yield your dream thing
  • turn your cant's into cans and your dreams into plans
  • wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are - marylin monroe
  • when a door closes, knock on it a few times, but if it still doesn't open let it stay closed. when you see the period at the end of the sentence, don't try to turn it into a comma. know when something is over and move on.
  • when it's dark enough you can see the stars
  • when you are content to be simply youself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you
  • whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go just remember how far you've come. remember everything you've faced, all the battles you've won and all the fears you've overcome
  • why not learn to enjoy the little things? there are so many of them
  • writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. in the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. it's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. getting happy, okay? getting happy - stephen king
  • you can keep going long after you think you can't
  • you can't start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one
  • you chose your dreams for the journeys they'd make possible, and you knew when you chose them there'd be obstacles, crises, and young souls who'd stand in your way. they exist by design. to tempt you, lure you, test you. so that you can come back, prevail, rise above, and rock on. they're part of the plan. there've been no mistakes.
  • you don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
  • you know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. just literally twenty seconds of just embarassing bravery and I promise you soemthing great will come of it - benjamin mee
  • you may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. in fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it - maya angelou
  • you must make a decision that you are going to move on. it wont happen automatically. you will have to rise up and say, ‘i don’t care how hard this is, i don’t care how disappointed i am, i’m not going to let this get the best of me. i’m moving on with my life - joel osteen
  • you mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling - tom hardy, inception
  • you want what you want because you know it's possible. if it wasn't, you wouldn't. this is powerful. embrace it. for whatever else you believe or don't believe, this belief alone can take you the distance
  • you were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win - zig ziglar
  • you were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. you are what you make yourself be - lou holtz
  • you will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm - colette
  • you'll be too much for some people, those aren't your people
  • you'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down - charles chaplin
  • you're already smarter, kinder, more honest, insightful, and ambitious, even better looking, than 99.99 percent of the people who now have what you dream of having, and who now do what you dream of doing. Getting there is not about being better, more deserving, or smarter, it's about realizing you already are, and acting like it
  • you're going to be shocked, because one day you're going to look at yourself, your life, and your ways, and you're going to see that your every idiosyncrasy, quirk, folly, and so-called fault, were among your greatest assets
  • your children become who you are so be who you want them to become
  • your light must be pretty damn bright if people keep trying to put it out - stephanie golden
  • do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart - roy t. bennett
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