Archive for August, 2009


Ability Quotes

The first 15 of these 33 ability quotes were posted back in 2009…but I felt 15 was not enough.  The remaining quotes were just posted in Oct 2011.  Enjoy: 1) With average or even minimum ability, success is still very possible. -Jacob Gelt Dekker

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15 Opportunity Quotes

Here are a few common opportunity quotes that I’m sure you’ve seen once or twice before.  I just thought you could use a reminder. 1) Opportunities are always everywhere, learn to see and create them. -Jacob Gelt Dekker

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Failure Does Not Mean I’m A Failure

Failure does not mean I’m a failure; It does mean I have not yet succeeded. Failure does not mean I have accomplished nothing; It does mean I have learned something. Failure does not mean I have been a fool; It does mean I had enough faith to experiment. Failure does not mean I have disgraced; […]

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Which Are You?

I watched them tear a building down; A gang of men in a busy town. With a mighty heave and lusty yell, They swung a beam and a side wall fell. I said to the foremen, “Are these men as skilled As the men you’d hire if you had to build?” He gave a laugh […]

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Two Kinds of People

There are only two kinds of people on earth today Two kinds of people, no more I say. Not the rich and the poor, for to know a man’s wealth You must first know the state of his conscience and health, Not the happy and sad, for in life’s passing years, Each has his laughter […]

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A Little Walk Around Yourself

When you’re criticizing others And are finding here and there A fault or two to speak of Or a weakness you can’t bear. When you’re blaming someone’s weakness Or accusing one of pelf– It’s time that you went out To take a walk around yourself. There are lots of human failures In the average of […]

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Thomas Paine Quotes

The following 25 Thomas Paine quotes are all from the book “Common Sense”. “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of men and women.” “As […]

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