"Be confident. Too many days are wasted comparing ourselves to others and wishing to be something we aren't. Everybody has their own strengths and weaknesses, and it is only when you accept everything you are - and aren't - that you will truly succeed." - unknown
"For what it’s worth: it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again." - Eric Roth
"Think training is hard? Try losing." - Nike
"At the end of the day your health is YOUR responsibility." - Jillian Michaels
and my personal favorite:
"People are fed by the Food Industry which pays no attention to health, and are treated by the Health Industry which pays no attention to food." - Wendell Berry
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow’. Mary Anne Radmacher
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison
You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt
Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford
It’s not who you think you are that holds you back; it’s who you think you’re not. Unknown
Favorite There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstances permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results. Unknown
When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds; your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be
Patanjali, Yoga teachings
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it.
If you don't ask, the answer is always no.
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place. Nora Roberts
Purposefully Embracing All Circumstances Everyday
...and one of my favorites:
Under certain circumstances,
profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer.
"How does one become a butterfly?" she asked pensively.
"You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar."
~ Trina Paulus, Hope for the Flowers
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