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Approved 09 October, 2022 @ 9:00am by Jan Viljoen (version: 1)


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The only real disability in life is a bad attitude. Scott Hamilton
Life is like riding a bicycle… You don’t fall off unless you stop pedalling. Anonymous
Defeat is a state of mind… no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality. Bruce Lee
The human spirit must prevail over technology. Albert Einstein
Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning. George Eliot
All things in life are temporary. If going well enjoy it, they will not last forever. If going wrong don't worry, they can't last long either. Anonymous
Forgiveness means letting go of the past. Gerald Jampolsky
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. Helen Keller
What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other? George Eliot
Nothing of worthy or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavour. Isaac Barrow
You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Joan Baez
Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision. Harry A. Hopf
May you live all the days of your life. Jonathan Swift
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. George Levinger
I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should strive to do things in his spirit: not to use violence in fighting for our cause, but by non-participation in anything we believe is evil. Albert Einstein
The problem is not the problem; the problem is your attitude about the problem. Anonymous
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein
A person who is nice to you, but not nice to the waiter, is not a nice person. Anonymous
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have held for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. George B. Shaw
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave. Frederick Douglas
If you want a better result, you'll have to do something different. Doing the same things and then expecting a better result… that's just plain stupid. Jan Viljoen
The most vital test of a man's character is not how he behaves after success, but how he deals with defeat. Raymond Moley
Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives. Phillip Hewett
Never let yesterday use up today. Richard H. Nelson
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Make yourself necessary to somebody. Ralph Emerson
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Reinhold Niebuhr
I use the shit from my past as fertilizer to blossom into a beautiful me. Sarah Funkhouser
Yesterday and tomorrow… these two days will be deleted from my diary. Yesterday was to learn and tomorrow will be the consequence of what I do today. Anonymous
You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm. Colette
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. Francesca Reigler
I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. Charles Schulz
People are disturbed, not by events, but by the view they take of them. Epictetus
Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Katherine Mansfield
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is a pair of shoes. To the man with old shoes, it's a pair of new shoes. To the man with new shoes, it's more stylish shoes. And of course, the fellow with no feet… he'd be happy to be barefoot. Measure your life by what you have, not by what you don't have.
Michael Josephson
An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandi
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays. Soren Kierkegaard
God, please teach me to appreciate what I have before time forces me to appreciate what I had. Susan Lenzkes
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. Albert Einstein
Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behaviour does. Anonymous
When we destroy something created by man… we call it VANDALISM. But when we destroy something created by nature… we call it PROGRESS. Ed Begly Jr
The one thing worth living for is to keep one's soul pure. Marcus Aurelius
When a man begins to understand himself, he begins to live. Norvin McGranahan
It is just as difficult and dangerous to try and free a people that wants to remain servile as to enslave a people that wants to remain free. Niccolo Machiavelli
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
Every day I wake up a little afraid. Only a fool is never afraid. Ron Meyer
Minds are like parachutes. They only function when open. Thomas Dewar
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning. Albert Einstein
Do you know why a car's WINDSHIELD is so large & the rear view mirror is so small? Because our PAST is not as important as our FUTURE. So, look ahead and move on! Anonymous
To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have. Ken Keyes, Jr
He who doesn't punish evil, commands it to be done. Leonardo da Vinci
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. Lou Holtz
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Mahatma Gandi
We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King, Jr
Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale
Don’t let other people tell you what you want. Pat Riley
There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy. Robert Stevenson
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. Swedish proverb

hacks/quotes/attitude.txt · Last modified: 09 October, 2022 @ 9:00am by Jan Viljoen