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The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
-- Helen Hayes
 

 

Wednesday, June 4, 2003

It will be

When you think that the world is against you, it is. When you know that you can do it, you can. If you’re sure that today will be tedious and boring, it will be. When you’re certain that you can succeed no matter what the obstacles, you will.

Reality is what it is. And yet what truly matters is how you perceive, relate, and respond to that reality. For every situation, what you think, what you believe and what you know will determine what you do about it. And what you do about it will determine how it turns out for you.

Your reality can be completely different than the reality of someone standing right next to you. Because it’s not where you are or what you have that matters, but what you do with it.

Though thinking alone does not cause anything to happen, thinking plays a crucial role in determining specifically what does happen. When you think it, to the point that you know it without a doubt, it will be.

— Ralph Marston

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