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MOTIVATION QUOTATIONS
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“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

John R. Wooden

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“We should cultivate the ability to say no to activities for which we have no interest or real concern. If we learn to say no to many things, then we will be able to say yes to the things that matter most. ”

Roy Blauss

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“Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Louis "Lou" Holtz

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“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”

Joseph Addison

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“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

Nikos Kazantzakis

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“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

Nido Qubein

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“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. ”

Jim Ryun

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“Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.”

Benjamin Franklin

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“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot...and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that's precisely why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

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“The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.”

Vance Havner

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'motivation'.
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Essential Self-Management Tips All Students Should Know 7 Essential Self-Management Tips All Students Should Know Being a student, especially in the later years of high school and the college years, can be a time when you are finally given the independence that you craved. At the same you haven’t learned exactly how to manage your life between the educational and...
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motivation I’m in the middle of algebra class doing my work when my teacher says to the whole class that we are having a test next week worth 50% of our grades. I tell my friends about the test and how I am going to get 100% but they just laugh and giggle, I feel bad about myself but then I remember what Eminem had to go...
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MY JOB My name is John Ralph. I don't have any stories to tell but what I can say is that your organization has inspired me more to strive harder in my studies. I'm currently a 4th year college student at a University here in the Philippines and soon will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation and...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACCEPTANCE
ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BE SUPER
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
CURIOSITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DISCOVERY
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INITIATIVE
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
NEVER EVER GIVE UP
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PERSPECTIVE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SELFLESSNESS
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
YOU GOT THIS
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Astrid from San Juan, Puerto Rico JUNE 27, 2014
There are many ways to motivate yourself, Google: Steve Chandler...