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§         Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re scared. – Eddie Rickenbacker

§         In difficult situations when hope seems feeble, the boldest plans are safest. – Lily (29 BC)

§         Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering
 can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller

§         To be a champion you have to believe in yourself when no one else will. – Sugar Ray Robinson

§         Don’t give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half. – Paul “Bear” Bryant

§        There’s as much risk in doing nothing as in doing something. –Trammell Crow

§        Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore, avoid

undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity. – Socrates

§        Braving obstacles and hardships is braver than retreat to tranquility. – Kahlil Gibran

§        Character consists of what you do on the third and forth tries. – James Michener

§        Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George S. Patton

§       Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly. – Plutarch

§       He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears. – Montaigne

§       Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair. – Edmund Burke

§       It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness. – Seneca
§       A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner. – English Proverb
§       In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
§       In great attempts it is glorious even to fail. – Vince Lombardi

§      Opportunity’s favorite disguise is trouble. – Frank Tyger

§      Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. – Seneca

§      The best way out is always through. –Robert Frost

§      Inches make champions. –Vince Lombardi

§      THE OBSTACLE IS THE PATH. – Zen Saying

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