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  1. Gockie

    Gockie Unicycle - get exhausted but never two tired Premium Member

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    Tina Tower » An ode to Can – The Commonwealth Bank poem campaign

    This is basically the peom:
    There’s a four lettered word
    As offensive as any
    It holds back the few
    Puts a stop to the many.

    You can’t climb that mountain
    You can’t cross the sea
    You can’t become anything you want to be.

    He can’t hit a century
    They can’t find a cure.
    She can’t think about leaving
    or searching for more.

    Because can’t is a word with a habit of stopping
    The ebb and flow of ideas
    It keeps dropping itself where we know
    in our hearts it’s not needed
    And saying “don’t go”
    when we could have succeeded.

    But those four little letters
    That end with a T
    They can change in an instant
    When shortened to three.

    We can take off the T
    We can do it today
    We can move forward not back
    We can find our own way.

    We can build we can run
    We can follow the sun
    We can push we can pull
    We can say I’m someone
    Who refuses to believe
    That life can’t be better
    With the removal of one
    Insignificant letter.

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    I posted this on another thread. I thought it would be good to include it here:

    "If you took one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solving the problem, you'd be surprised by how well things can work out... Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won't make us happier."
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture
     
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    To encourage my kids to think big and not gossip, i pasted this on my kitchen cupboard:

    Great Minds discuss Ideas (like some great people here on Property Chat:)
    Average Minds discuss Events (also like some people on Property chat:D
    Small Minds discuss People (oops ?:rolleyes:)

    -Eleanor Roosevelt



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    I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes.
    ..Fidel Castro..
     
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    'Make America Great Again'

    Don't laugh...it worked on tens of millions of people...
     
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    'Growth and comfort naively coexist.' Jack Delosa.
     
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    "Sometimes it is not enough to do our best; we must do what is required." - Winston Churchill
     
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    Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. -Lao Tzu
     
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    Suffer in your jocks - Darryl Kerrigan
     
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    Deficits are like putting dynamite in the hands of children. They can get out of control very quickly..

    ..Nassim Nicholas Taleb ..
     
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    It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not. Eric Thomas .
     
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    Today is difficult, tomorrow is much more difficult. But the day after tomorrow is beautiful. Most people give up and die tomorrow evening. Jack Ma.
     
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    1) If you haven't failed, it means you haven't pushed yourself far enough.

    2) Feeling under pressure? Remember that pressure makes diamonds.

    These have probably morphed a bit from their oroginal utterance I'm sure.
     
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    It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves..
    Sir Edmund Hillary..
     
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    love this one. Wolf of Wall Street

    Most people fail in life not because they aim too high and miss,
    but because they aim too low and hit
     
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    “Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” – Tony Robbins
     
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  20. Gockie

    Gockie Unicycle - get exhausted but never two tired Premium Member

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