It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement. —Anthony Trollope

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It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.

ANTHONY TROLLOPE

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Adeleke from Abuja FEBRUARY 6, 2016
An Inspirational Quote


In union there is strength. —Aesop
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.  —Mark Twain
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. —Sally Koch
That thing that you do, after your day job, in your free time, too early in the morning, too late at night. That thing you read about, write about, think about, in fact fantasize about. That thing you do when you’re all alone and there’s no one to impress, nothing to prove, no money to be made, simply a passion to pursue. That’s it. That’s your thing. That’s your heart, your guide. That’s the thing you must, must do. —Jes Allen
When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. —Alexander Graham Bell
Your journey has molded you for the greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think that you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time. —Asha Tyson
The best proof of love is trust. —Dr. Joyce Brothers (Diane Bauer)
Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. —Unknown
The easiest way to make an impact in your community is just to be kind. —Joshua Williams
If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it. —Edmund Hillary
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...  —Theodor Seuss Geisel
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. —Theodor Seuss Geisel
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. —Henry David Thoreau
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!” —Richard DeVos
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. —Joseph Addison
You don’t inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire them by showing them how amazing they are. —Robyn Benincasa

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