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Heroes became heroes flaws and all. You don't have to be perfect to fulfill your dream.
-- Peter McWilliams


Tuesday, April 8, 1997

May you be blessed with many problems

Be grateful for your problems. You are more committed, more focused, more effective when you have no choice but to be. You’re more likely to prevail when you MUST prevail.

Great achievements don’t usually happen just because someone thought it would be a fun thing to do in their spare time. Great achievements come about because they must, because there is no other choice.

Which are you more likely to regret -- time wasted in idleness, enjoying your good fortune, or time spent overcoming the obstacles in your way?

The obstacles teach us. The problems force us to grow, to live, to appreciate what we have and to know who we are. They are a blessing. When we have no other choice, we can do amazing things.

— Ralph Marston

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