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Each time something unexpected or unfortunate comes across your way, you are forced to decide whether you are going to continue to execute your plan or whether you’re going to be distracted, depressed, and discouraged by what life does naturally — create chaos.


—Dan Waldschmidt
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Changing the world is not just a possibility, you are doing it now whether you want to or not.


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No one can take from you what you’re unwilling to give up.


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If you aspire to be greater than you are now, believe more than you do now.


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Inspiration is a reward. You have to work for it and fight to keep it.


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Get your head out of the clouds.  Life isn’t hypothetical. It’s not hyperbole. It’s painful and sad and gritty at times.  Along the way you are guaranteed to lose time and friends and money.  Sometimes self-respect, dignity, and courage.  Get serious about your future.


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Suffering is you being prepared for something bigger than you are doing right now.


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Your big moment usually comes before you’re ready for it.


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Success is not a ‘sometime’ thing. It is a philosophy, a habit, a way of life


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The difference between winning and losing usually just comes down to who has the most guts — not brains.


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Just because you cover your eyes with your ‘life’ doesn’t mean that reality has suddenly disappeared.  Get real.  Fix things.


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No one can take the will to win from you and no one can force it on you. It has to come from inside you.

 


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Live without regrets. Apologize when you hurt people. Pursue greatness.


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If you’re not fit, your dream will die.


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You can change the world if enough people care alongside you. Apathy is your biggest enemy.


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If you don’t “need” to be successful, you probably won’t be. It can’t be optional.


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Just because you don’t know the exact next step to take doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a next step.


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You’ll never get in trouble by taking too much responsibility for your life.  Excuses just make you weak.  Expect that you’re strong enough to achieve the wild dreams you want for yourself.


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Expect less of life to happen to you. Work on making life happen for you.


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Believing that within you is the ability to change the world is the first step in making a difference.


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When you deny yourself the option to look back, you somehow find a solution for moving forward.


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Ignore anything that distracts you from achieving your ambitious plans for doing something amazing.


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Just because the critics are louder than you doesn’t mean they’re right.


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The only thing you can’t do is what you’re not possessed by a big enough purpose to get done.


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Being obsessed with figuring it out is your way of knowing you will win before you even start the contest.


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Nothing changes until you change your intensity.


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Push yourself into the scary position where success is the only possibility.


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You aren’t tough enough to win until you’re angry enough to do what’s extraordinary. That only comes when you have thin enough skin to feel the sting of getting of wrong and work relentlessly to make that feeling go away.


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Stop expecting fairness. Life isn’t a fairy tale.


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What you obsess about the most you eventually become. Obsess about success.


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There’s no shortcut for the time that it takes for you to start seeing results.


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Anybody can do the easy stuff, but it’s the hard stuff that ultimately determines how successful you become.


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Success comes down to the little things — beliefs, courage, and a relentless pursuit of your dreams.


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Be vulnerable. Be fearless. Bleed. Fight. Lead.


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Having big dreams comes with the curse of not having it all figured out all the time.


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Success is a battle. There is no middle ground when conquering the hill. You can either stay in the foxhole or fight to the finish. Turning back just gets you shot in the back – and no one wants to finish as a coward.


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When you lose your way, find your will.


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You can’t expect to be a success by thinking logically.  Sometimes the strategies and principles that drive success are bigger than your imagination.


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No one can stop you from being amazing faster than you.


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Success is not found accidentally.


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You’re only as confident in your plan as you are in your potential.


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If you keep moving towards where you want to be, you’ll eventually end up there.


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Every amazing achiever gets told they can’t do something. Winners use that disbelief to drive outrageous results.


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You may be a product of your environment, but you can chose your mental neighborhood. Dream big.


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Bad things happen to good people because that is life’s way of making good people awesome.


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If your goal is big enough and meaningful enough, you’ll stay motivated.


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Pain is your path to reaching your full potential.


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There is always a very good reason to give up. That doesn’t mean it’s the right decision to make.


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The difference between success and failure is just a decision to keep trying.


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The battlefield of business is not for the faint-of-heart. Stay at home if you don’t want to be shot at.


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If you’re not working towards your dream today, you are killing your chances for it tomorrow.


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Motion without emotion is just wasted effort.


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There is nothing that can not be achieved and there is no one who can not achieve.


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The only way to actually make a change in your life is to start changing.


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To find your true purpose, pursue life with passion.


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Every great hero has his flaws. Don’t let denying yours stop you from being one.


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You won’t be successful at much of anything if you aren’t willing to fight like a maniac to get what you want.  You have to enjoy the combat.  Relish it. Crave it. Expect it.  Plan it.


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Challenge tomorrow’s destiny with today’s action.


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Doing is impossible without trying.


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Success most often comes from unlikely places. Don’t be surprised if you win a different way than you expect.


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Discipline drives your dreams toward success.


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Instead of whining, whimpering, or “why-ing” your way through the day, put your head down and work.


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If you’re looking to do anything more than ordinary you probably need to decide to be comfortable looking like an idiot and sounding like a dreamer.


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Just because they said you can’t doesn’t mean you never will.


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Changing might hurt right now, but losing hurts forever.


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Dream without limits. Live without regrets.


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Your reaction to adversity ultimately defines the extent of your greatness.


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You’ll never get to where you want to be by following someone else’s roadmap.


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If you’re not dreaming, you’re dying.


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Success demands that you try an absurd number of times.


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Big goals and dreams take big effort and lots of time. If you trade in that effort and time for what you can get right now, you’ll never end up doing anything amazing.


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You get stuck most of the time because your thinking is broken.


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Caring is the difference between the struggle for survival or the the passionate pursuit of excellence.


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If you want something you’ve never had before, you must do something you’ve never done before.


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If it’s easier to lose your dream than lose sleep it wasn’t really a dream. It was just wishful thinking.


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Your goals look a lot scarier a few months after you make them. That’s not an excuse to shrug them off.


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Trying is what you do until it’s done.


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Motivation is like oxygen. You only know it’s missing when you’re gasping for more.


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Follow your heart. Avoid the crowd. Believe your dreams are worth all the effort.


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You can stop logic, derail ideas, and sidetrack plans; but passion is undeterred.


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Never forget those who let you lean on them along the way.


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Leading doesn’t give you permission to be a bully or a jerk.


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Remember when you thought you were special?  That you were going to beat the odds.  Then you figured out how bad things were.  You started listening to the doubters. Ignorance isn’t just bliss.  It’s the secret to staying motivated.


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Your attitude is exactly what you allow it to be.


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There are always “good” excuses why life is unfair to you. Why you “always seem” to get the short end of the stick.  Life is what you make it.  You can explain or aspire.


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Success isn’t measured by the resources you have, but by how resourceful you choose to be.


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Bad judgment is like hypothermia — your body and mind want to go to sleep, but you’ll end up dead if you allow yourself to succumb to the emotion of that moment.


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Today is the only day you’ll have. Use it like the rare commodity you’ll realize it was tomorrow.


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Obsession fulfills passion’s choice of destiny.


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It’s the inglorious resolve of broken dreamers that create heroic moments.


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Knowing what you want is the tipping point for finding success.


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Being memorable is an investment made long before the gain is realized.


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Dare to try something new. And when you do hit a wall or make a mistake, don’t make excuses.  Just try again.


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Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back is your ability to admit that you might not be as smart as you think you are.  Be humble or life will find a way to do it for you.


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You are never going to like how long it takes to turn your ideas and dreams into life-changing success. But being unlikely is worth it.


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Results never lie. Conclusions can.


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Lay it all on the line and then cross that line.


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Better to burn out than never to have burned at all.


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You create your future one thought at a time.


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The most important power in the world is “will power”.  If you “will”, it will eventually happen.


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Wimps whine.


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