Home Stretch 2017: Twelve Inspiring Quotations



Here are a few quotations that caught my eye today and I thought they were appropriate for our theme this week. If they resonate with you–and I hope they do–keep them handy so that you can refer to them often. Because they’ve resonated with you, there is a special boost they have for you for the phase of life you’re in.


Running from who we are is a chase that never ends and a race we can never win. Our legs will get tired, we will run out of fuel, and who we are will over-take us and we will regret all the miles we ran in the opposite direction. ~Sam Davidson


I spent my young adult years postponing many of the small things that I knew would make me happy…I was fortunate enough to realize that I would never have the time unless I made the time. And then the rest of my life began. ~Dr. Chris Peterson


Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.   ~Jim Horning


“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.   ~Gloria Steinem


However long the night, the dawn will always break.   ~African Proverb


90% of life is about remaining calm.   ~Dr. Chris Feudtner


When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realize that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.   ~A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


Resilience is knowing that you are the only one that has the power and the responsibility to pick yourself up.   ~Mary Holloway


Note to self: every time you were convinced you couldn’t go on, you did. ~Unknown


Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. ~Ambrose Redmoon


Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.   -H. Ross Perot


I was set free, because my greatest fear had already been realized, and I was still alive, and I still had a daughter whom I adored, and I had an old typewriter and a big idea. And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.J.K. Rowling




Take the next step!

Your Friend and Pep Pal,



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