Your Shirtsleeves

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Today, a gathering of encouraging — and challenging — thoughts to light our way:

“Seize the day , put no trust in the morrow.”   Horace

“Waiting for something to turn up? You might start with your shirtsleeves.”   Anonymous

“Enthusiasm is leaping lightning, not to be measured by horse-power of the understanding.”   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Everybody wants to be somebody, nobody wants to grow.”  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”   Sir Francis Bacon

“I have never had a policy. I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came.”   Abraham Lincoln

“Sometimes it is not enough to do our best, we must do what is required.”   Winston Churchill

“”I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”   Thomas Edison

“Courage does not always boast. Sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.'”   Anonymous

“A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.”   Eudora Welty

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”   Aristotle

“Once in a while you get shown the light/In the strangest laces if you look at it right.”   Jerry Garcia

“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”   Eden Phillotts

“Be joyous, though you’ve considered all the facts.”   Wendell Berry

And now, emboldened and inspired, let’s joyfully roll up our shirtsleeves ad write on!



About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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