Random Quotes for the New Year

“We can choose to be teachable and continue to learn..or we can be closed-minded and stop growing. The decision is ours.” – Unknown

For Long you Live and High You Fly. And Smiles you’ll give and Tears you’ll cry. And all you Touch and all you See…is all your Life will ever be. (Pink Floyd)

Hang on to your dreams, reach for your star.
Know you can make it, no matter how far.
Expect to succeed; vow NEVER to quit.
A dream only comes true if you hang on to it.

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.”

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer sombody else up”. – Mark Twain

“Risk nothing, have nothing, are nothing” – Anonymous

Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself: What is my truest intention? Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it’s right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.
Oprah Winfrey

The time is now, the place is here. Stay in the present. You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for.
– Dan Millman

If you don’t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don’t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can’t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is a law, and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.
– Dan Millman, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Moderation? It’s mediocrity, fear, and confusion in disguise. It’s the devil’s dilemma. It’s neither doing nor not doing. It’s the wobbling compromise that makes no one happy. Moderation is for the bland, the apologetic, for the fence-sitters of the world afraid to take a stand. It’s for those afraid to laugh or cry, for those afraid to live or die. Moderation…is lukewarm tea, the devil’s own brew.
– Dan Millman, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
Robert Frost

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Nancy Cook 2021

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Nancy Peck Cook is a trainer and speaker who has presented in front of large and small audiences for the past 25 years.  Her work as an executive and volunteer trainer for the American Cancer Society during the growth of the signature activity Relay For Life trained professionals to be more confident and successful in their roles. 

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