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Morning Coffee Quotes

Christmas Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo (2012) - photo by Cindy Caraway

“The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have.”
— Randy Pausch

“Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.”
— Norman Vincent Peale

“Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you.”
— Frank Crane

“Willing is not enough, we must do.”
— Johann Von Goethe

“Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
— Sydney J. Harris

“Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.”
— Steve Martin

“Fear is a distorting mirror in which anything can appear as a caricature of itself, stretched to terrible proportions; once inflamed, the imagination pursues the craziest and most unlikely possibilities. What is most absurd suddenly seems the most probable.”
— Stefan Zweig

“How many of you would put in front of your house a sign that says gun-free zone?”
— Ken Blanchard

“The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.”
— Publilius Syrus

“To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.”
— Soren Kierkegaard

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude.”
— A.A. Milne, 'Winnie-the-Pooh'

“It is seldom that the miserable can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable.”
— George Eliot

“Death is the end of a lifetime, not the end of a relationship.”
— Mitch Albom

“First, imagine taking the potentially regret-producing path of inaction. Then imagine what the very best outcome would be were you to take this risk. By picturing both scenarios in advance, you can avoid the regret of what might have been.”
— Wayne Dyer

“Jealousy is all the fun you think they had.”
— Erica Jong

“Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.”
— William Shakespeare

“Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was.”
— John O'Donohue

“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.”
— Gandhi

“It's not too late to... ask yourself if you really are the person you want to be, and if not, who you do want to be.”
— Morrie Schwartz

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