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Words of Wisdom - Well worth a read!

"My success isn't a result of arrogance - it's a result of belief" Conor McGregor

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” -- Mother Teresa

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” -- Leonardo da Vinci

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” -- Vincent van Gogh

“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” -- Farrah Gray

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” -- Ayn Rand

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” -- Amelia Earhart

“Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” -- Chris Grosser

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” -- Oscar Wilde

“Being motivated costs you nothing, but can get you everything.” -- Murray Newlands

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.” -- Florence Nightingale

“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” -- W. Clement Stone

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” -- Woody Allen

“Your time is limited so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” -- Steve Jobs

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” -- Zig Ziglar

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -- Arthur Ashe

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself -- the invisible battles inside all of us -- that’s where it’s at.” -- Jesse Owens

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” -- Beverly Sills

“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -- Christopher Columbus

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” -- Audrey Hepburn

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” --Thomas Jefferson

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” -- Robert Collier

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -- not absence of fear.” -- Mark Twain

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -- Vidal Sassoon

“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” -- Audre Lorde

First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

If you can’t go back to your mother’s womb, you’d better learn to be a good fighter.” – Anchee Min

 “It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.” – Alfred Adler

 “Fights begin and end with handshakes.” – Cameron Conaway

 “There’s a moment in fighting when strength of muscle ain’t everything  because enemy has already given you enough energy to gain the victory.” – Toba Beta

 “There was no such thing as a fair fight. All vulnerabilities must be exploited.” – Cary Caffrey

Wisdom is merely the movement from fighting life to embracing it.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru

 “Whenever we want to combat our enemies, first and foremost we must start by understanding them rather than exaggerating their motives.” – Criss Jami

 “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi

 “Everyone has a plan until they’ve been hit.” – Joe Lewis

 “Some Warriors look fierce, but are mild. Some seem timid, but are vicious. Look beyond appearances; position yourself for the advantage.” – Deng Ming-Dao

 “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” – Sun Tzu

He who hesitates, meditates in a horizontal position.” – Ed Parker

“As you think, so shall you become.” – Bruce Lee

"If your dreams don't scare you, you're not dreaming big enough"  Paddy Holohan

“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” Muhammad Ali

When you are talking about fighting as it is  with no rules, well then, baby you'd better train every part of your body. Bruce Lee

 If you do what other won't, you can have what others don't. P. O'ard

"Follow the three R's: Respect for self, respect for others and responsibility for all your actions."Dali Lama

"Some men see things as they are, and say 'Why'? I dream of things that never were, and say, 'Why not?'" George Bernard Shaw

“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” Ali

"The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way." - Karen S. Magee

Some day after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tide and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Then for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. Teilhard De Chardin

A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand, Bruce Lee

"We must cultivate our garden" Voltaire

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

"Upon my tongues continual slanders rides, The which is every language I pronounce, Stuffing the ears of men with false report."William Shakesphere

Somethings are loved because they are worthy, somethings are worthy because they are loved. Ian Pitt-Watson.

Speak when you are angry, and you will make the best speach you'll ever regret. Lawrence J Peter

What punishment is there, you ask, for those who do not accept things in this spirit?. Their punishment is to be as they are.  Epictetus

 The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will - V. Lombardi

 "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions." "Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."  Mark Twain

 “All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.” – George Orwell

 “Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” – Sun Tzu

 “As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 “Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.” – Napoleon Hill

"Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy."  Howard W. Newton

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. It is not enough that a thing be possible for it to be believed." - Voltaire

"It is a common characteristic of human nature that a man sees the faults of others more easily than he sees his own." "At the same time on the path of self-study he learns that he himself possesses all the faults that he finds in others." "In order to see himself in other people's faults and not merely to see the faults of others, a man must be very sincere with himself." - G. Gurdjief

My success isn't a result of arrogance - it's a result of belief" Conor McGregor