Explore the value of Motivation
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MOTIVATION QUOTATIONS
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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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“Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

Howard Thurman

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“When you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.”

Tim Duncan

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“Don't stop until you're proud.”

Unknown

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

Jim Ryun

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“If you really want to do something, you will work hard for it.”

Edmund Hillary

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

Nikos Kazantzakis

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'motivation'.
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Motivation One day I see a pregnant student while walking to the lunchroom and it reminds me of my hero, Mya Jackson. Mya is a sixteen year old mother who has been for two years. Many teen mothers die during birth. This is caused by how small they are. They can also die because too much pain. As I think about this, I...
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Notes on Life My name is Rod. I am an engineer/techy geek, by trade/education, which means I am a creative type/problem solver. As with most analytical thinkers, we believe and think all equations and problems have an answer and are solvable. I found out sometimes in life there is just a problem or equation you cannot answer,...
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Hardwork..the best gift of my mother Looking back I never thought at the time that we were poor. I always thought about trying to help those in the village that were poorer that we were. It was a sugar cane settlement housing workers that worked in the sugarcane fields. My mother, a cane cutter, had all thirteen of us well disciplined and by her...
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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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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
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
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
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
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
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
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Astrid from San Juan, Puerto Rico JUNE 27, 2014
There are many ways to motivate yourself, Google: Steve Chandler...