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What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
-- Leo Buscaglia


Friday, January 23, 2004

Commitment is

Commitment means acting not just when it is convenient or comfortable, but whenever it is necessary. Commitment means setting priorities and following them without fail.

Commitment is more than words, much more than just saying you will. Commitment is doing whatever it takes to make it happen.

Commitment is available to anyone who understands and appreciates its value enough to live with it in each and every moment. Commitment requires no special skill, only sufficient desire, and faith in the virtue of the endeavor.

Commitment goes ahead and gets the job done, even though opinion and circumstances may fight vigorously against it. Commitment sees things through to completion.

Commitment bears the pains of the moment without becoming dismayed. Commitment enjoys the pleasures of the journey without becoming sidetracked.

Commitment can be summoned in an instant, and can last for a lifetime. With true commitment, what you intend is surely what you will be.

— Ralph Marston

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