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No guts, no glory

August 9, 2012 | Inspirational column | 0 comments

…If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it

…If you want to get to C, but you keep running from A to B, nothing will ever change
…If you want to get something of your chest…say  it, because you’ll be sorry if important words are left unsaid
…When people don’t treat your right, stand up for yourself
…Everyone is exchangeable, but not everyone is replaceable. Show the world how unique you are.

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Great, Greater, Greatest…

Great people will like and respect you,
because of mutual agreements

Greater people will respect and cherish you,
because of mutual agreements


The greatest people you”ll ever know
are those who are different than you in various ways,
and…they still love, cherish and respect you in every way

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Life is not about the chances you get, but about the chances you TAKE

The thing with chances is, that they always come and go. For every person. The thing with people is, that they expect that a chance will be dropped in their lap without putting some effort. That is never how it goes.

There are actually two options:
You take a chance. It may mean you risk something. You risk the life you had till you took the chance. It may mean you find yourself on a pad with obstacles. But you accept it and realise that pad and that chance may lead to something great. Anything worth having never comes easy. That’s why you always have to work for something good. A lot of times you have to work hard. 

But…some people are lazy or afraid these days and rather wait for something better to come along. They like to run away when they find out it’s not easy enough. Or they are afraid of the unknown. But you never know if something better will come along. And hereby we arrived at the next and last option:

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Quote Zilla

It’s quote time!
I love reading quotes and making them up myself. So here are a few of my own:

If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t complain for what you’ve lost

Instead of doubts and “What Ifs” consider “Why the hell not

A short-sighted mind equals an empty life

Too many people are spending too much time, focussing on what they’re missing instead of what they have.

Always remember: If someone REALLY cares, they would REALLY put some effort. If not, you know where you stand. But don’t keep standing…walk away

Anything is possible if someone really REALLY wants it. If not, there will be not one, but thousand excuses

You are only restricted by the walls you build yourself

Sometimes you’re on a crossroad without a roadmap,
with new unknown opportunities ahead.
Unfortunately most people turn around and go back,
doing the same old thing over and over again and expecting different results

What really matters is what’s left when everyone stops pretending

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Expect the unexpected…

It’s a funny thing about life: you often get what you don’t expect. While you you’re busy living your life, expectations arise…about work, love, friends, family and the future. The thing with expectations is, that they can rise up to a level in which they become unrealistic. And if you’re blindsighted by your unrealistic expectations, you might lose the best things that could have happened to you.

People often tell you, you shouldn’t settle for less then the best. But what is the best?