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"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials." ~ Chinese Proverb


You have to meet all of the challenges, big and small. Because how you start is how you finish. ~ Bernie Mac, Guideposts, 8/04

Everyone gets their rough day. No one gets a free ride. Today so far, I had a good day. I got a dial tone. ~ Rodney Dangerfield

The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. ~ Arnold Palmer

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. ~ Taylor Benson

A rattlesnake that doesn't bite teaches you nothing. ~ Jessamyn West

We succeed in enterprises (that) demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those (that) can also make use of our defects. ~ Alexis de Tocqueville

If there were no tribulation, there would be no rest; if there were no winter, there would be no summer. ~ St. John Chrysostom

Our way is not soft grass. It's a mountain path with lots of rocks. But it goes upward, forward, toward the sun. ~ Ruth Westheimer

There is something in us which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it...What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. ~ George Leigh Mallory

Above all challenge yourself. You may well surprise yourself at what strengths you have, what you can accomplish. ~ Cecile M.Springer

I have always had the ability to attach my demons to my chariot. ~ Ingmar Bergman

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