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“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”

ANTHONY J. D'ANGELO
FOUNDER OF THE COLLEGIATE EMPOWERMENT COMPANY
OPTIMISM

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”

WAYNE GRETZKY
RETIRED PROFESSIONAL ICE HOCKEY PLAYER
AMBITION

“What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have.”

RALPH MARSTON
APPRECIATION

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.”

LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
STOIC PHILOSOPHER, WRITER, TUTOR
FRIENDSHIP

“Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.”

SENECA
ROMAN STATESMAN, PHILOSOPHER
FRIENDSHIP

“Give yourself the gift of time in coming to answers for your life…It takes time, and a lot of introspection and soul-searching, to get clear about what you really want to manifest in your life.”

DAVID EMERALD
AUTHOR
SOUL

“Progress in every age results only from the fact that there are some men and women who refuse to believe that what they know to be right cannot be done.”

RUSSELL W. DAVENPORT
PUBLISHER, WRITER
LEARNING

“Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.”

RALPH MARSTON
LEARNING

“In thy face I see The map of honor, truth, and loyalty.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CHARACTER

“Have no friends not equal to yourself.”

CONFUCIUS
PHILOSOPHER
FRIENDSHIP

“True achievement in any sphere of action depends upon real ability, and a strong, deep, whole-souled love.”

DAVID EMERALD
AUTHOR
SOUL

“Love never reasons but profusely gives; gives, like a thoughtless prodigal, its all, and trembles lest it has done too little.”

HANNAH MORE
WRITER
LOVE

“It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. ”

MUHAMMAD ALI
BOXER
OVERCOMING

“Faith, a gift from God, is one of the most powerful forces governing our universe, just as the unseen power of gravity works to pull all things down, the unseen power of faith works to lifts all things up.”

GENE GRIFFIN
PRODUCER
HOPE

“You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy.”

STEPHANIE MARSTON
AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
RIGHT CHOICES

“Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CHARACTER

“A friend is someone who reached for your hand and touched your heart.”

UNKNOWN
FRIENDSHIP

“To all those who walk the path of human cooperation war must appear loathsome and inhuman.”

ALFRED ADLER
PSYCHIATRIST
PEACE

“Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.”

W. KELLY GRIFFITH
HARD WORK

“The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and even ecstasy.”

ABRAHAM MASLOW
PSYCHOLOGIST
APPRECIATION

“Alack, when once our grace we have forgot, Nothing goes right; we would, and we would not.”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
COMPASSION

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.”

AESOP
FABULIST
GRATITUDE

“Hard work and togetherness. They go hand in hand. You need the hard work because it's such a tough atmosphere... to win week in and week out. You need togetherness because you don't always win, and you gotta hang though together. ”

TONY DUNGY
FORMER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYER AND COACH
HARD WORK

“A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.”

HOOSHANG N. AKHTAR
DETERMINATION

“Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.”

BETTE DAVIS
BETTE DAVIS
HARD WORK

“We confirm our reality by sharing.”

BARBARA GRIZZUTI HARRISON
WRITER, PUBLICIST
SHARING

“Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.”

HENRI MATISSE
PRINTMAKER, SCULPTOR, PAINTER
LISTENING

“Our doubts are traitors And makes us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt. --Lucio, Act I, scene iv Measure for Measure (c. 1603) ”

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
DRAMATIST, POET
CONFIDENCE

“You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy.”

BUDDHA
GRATITUDE

“The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential...the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individuals persons. ”

MAX DE PREE
AUTHOR, FORMER CEO OF HERMAN MILLER, INC.
TEAM WORK

“It ain't about how hard you can hit. Its about how hard you can get hit, and how much you can take, and keep moving forward.”

ROCKY BALBOA
QUOTE FROM THE ROCKY BALBOA MOVIE.
PERSISTENCE