“To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour.”
-Winston Churchill

“The history of free man is never written by chance but choice – their choice.”
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

“If it rains, just embrace it. Running in the rain is one of my favorite things, next to running in the snow.”
triforrest @ Slowtwitch forums

“We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust our sails.”
-Dolly Parton

“Lying makes a problem part of the future; truth makes a problem part of the past.”
-Rick Pitino

“Reasons are the difference between being interested versus being committed to accomplish something.”

“Why to do something is much more important than how to do it.”

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because character is what you really are, while reputation is merely what others think you are.”
-John Wooden

“Mestareista ei tule mestareita kehässä – siellä heidät vain opitaan tuntemaan.”
-Vanha nyrkkeilijöiden sanonta

“Se mitä yritämme sinnikkäästi, muuttuu helpommaksi, mutta ei siksi että tehtävän luonne muuttuisi, vaan siksi että kykymme selviytyä siitä kehittyy.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“On tragedia, että suuri osa satunnaisena pitämästäsi on hallinnassasi, ja mikä pahempaa, päin vastoin.”
-Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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