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When I look at the kids training today... I can tell which ones are going to do well. It's not necessarily the ones who have the most natural talent or who fall the least. Sometimes it's the kids who fall the most, and keep pulling themselves up and trying again.
Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not. A lot of people never get past this phase; they quit. We all go through this. And if you are just starting out or you are still in this phase, you gotta know it’s normal and the most important thing you can do is do a lot of work. It is only by going through a volume of work that you will close that gap, and your work will be as good as your ambitions.
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
Don't ever give up. Don't ever give in. Don't ever stop trying. Don't ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up.
Richelle E. Goodrich
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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Drive’
Donald Hanlon ESubmitted by Alissa Tuenge
Hard working, loving, intelligent, didn’t take crap from anyone, put other people’s lives before his own. My Grandpa was in the Korean War, and served this country with pride. He grew up in Minneapolis, MN and didn’t have a lot growing up. He was a man who worked for most of his life, and had 9 kids. So he had...
Josh SundquistSubmitted by Theresa
Josh sundquist lost his leg to cancer when he was nine years old. I have not had any kind of experiences like his. Lots of people all around the World do experience these tragedies. I met Josh in Louisville, Kentucky during the National FFA convention. He was very inspiring and motivational. His story was so...
Olusola OlubodeSubmitted by Toluwanimi
He was born in Lagos, Nigeria This person grew up with a single mother and within an environment that sought to keep him in his debilitated state. But he chose at a very young age to look beyond his upbringing and where he was, to where could be. He strove for excellence and refused to be undeterred by his...
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LIVE YOUR DREAMS
DO THY BEST
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
CLASS AND GRACE
DO YOUR PART
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
Huntington Hawks say: Smile, pass it on!!
Huntington Hawks, Warner Robins, GA
Become passionate about something and it will drive you.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga
We must be careful that our life is not run by the wrong people and we do not we will lead others in the wrong way and we miss together.
Anderson, Colatina, ES - Brasil
Drive is what motivates us to go forward.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga
I saw the word 'Drive' on a billboard and decided to check out the website.
Santiago, Phoenix, AZ
I do this every day
Alex, Garner, Texas