I’m quoting T.I. in the title , and that’s a good summary of this post. These are quotes that are about not giving up, about a positive mindset, positive focus and the will to never quit. If you want to do awesome things, you have to have an awesome attitude, and these quotes will help you get there.

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I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.  ~Jewish Proverb


We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.  ~Kenji Miyazawa

When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold.  They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.  ~Barbara Bloom

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.  ~Harriet Beecher Stowe

Fall seven times, stand up eight.  ~Japanese Proverb

Everything will be okay in the end.  If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.  ~Author Unknown

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  ~Henry S. Haskins, Meditations in Wall Street, 1940, commonly misattributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.  ~Jerome Fleishman


When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.  ~Author Unknown

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle.  I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.  ~Mother Teresa


Adversity is the first path to truth.  ~Lord Byron

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.  ~Author Unknown

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.  ~Edwin Markham

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.  ~Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus), Satires

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.  ~Max Lerner, The Unfinished Country, 1950

God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with.  ~Henry Ward Beecher

Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.  ~Hugh Miller, Snow on the Wind

What we are is God’s gift to us.  What we become is our gift to God.  ~Eleanor Powell


Man performs and engenders so much more than he can or should have to bear.  That’s how he finds that he can bear anything.  ~William Faulkner

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.  ~Anthony J. D’Angelo, The College Blue Book


We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.  ~Winston Churchill

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.  ~Bernard M. Baruch

Dream as if you’ll live forever.  Live as if you’ll die today.  ~James Dean

Rock bottom is good solid ground, and a dead end street is just a place to turn around.  ~Buddy Buie and J.R. Cobb, “Rock Bottom”

Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall.  Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.  ~Author Unknown

God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.  ~John Aughey

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.  ~e.e. cummings, 1955

Never give in… never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.  Never yield to force… never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.  ~Winston Churchill

 

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  1. Where do you find all this stuff at, makes me want to go out and climb a mountain.

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