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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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—Zig Ziglar

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Keep Moving Forward

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold one’s foot long enough to enable them to put the other somewhat higher.

Huxley, Thomas

—Thomas Huxley

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Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Roosevelt, Franklin D

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

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Lives of great men all remind us

     We can make our lives sublime,

And, departing, leave behind us

     Footprints on the sands of time.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, A Psalm of Life

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We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

Disney, Walt

—Walt Disney

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It is amazing to consider how many people born in this country, as US citizens, have never assimilated into the American culture and embraced the ideals of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  The concept of shunning victimhood status, working hard to make something of one’s life, and overcoming a seemingly endless stream of obstacles with faith and tenacity are foreign concepts to those who will never aspire to the American Dream.  Ironically, look at the work ethic and love of country embodied by so many who were raised under socialistic or totalitarian rule, immigrated here to become US citizens, and shun the idea of balkanization.

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—MSH, Penn Wealth

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Achieve; Build

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

Ayn Rand

—Ayn Rand

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