Your Thought for Today

Quotes to begin your day from John Larkin

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Benjamin Disraeli

Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.

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Rollo May

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

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Ben Franklin

How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.”

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Winston Churchill

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Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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John F. Kennedy

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Efforts and Courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

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Paul Tillich

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“Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.”

(I took a class from Dr.Tillich when I was in college. This gentleman was ‘regarded as one the most influential theologians of the twentieth century’ JL)

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John Wayne

 

 

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Courage is being scared to death…….and saddling up anyway.

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Mark Amend

 

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Wisdom is learning to let go when you want to hang on. Courage is learning to hang on when you want to let go.

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Mark Twain

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It is curious that physical courage should be so common and moral courage so rare.

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John Wooden

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While you, the leader, can teach many things, character is not taught easily to adults who arrive at your desk lacking it. Be cautious about taking on reclamation projects regardless of the talent they may possess. Have the courage to make character count among the qualities you seek in  others.