Avoid Shadows and Face the Sun

“When you face the sun, all the shadows fall behind you.” — Helen Keller

For a woman who spent her life without the ability to see, Helen Keller had a profound way of expressing the appropriate outlook on life. “When you face the sun,” she said, “all the shadows fall behind you.”

The Secret To Success in Running and Life

“The secret of my success over the 400m is that I run the first 200m as fast as I can. Then, for the second 200m, with God’s help I run faster.” Eric Liddell — 1924 Olympics Gold Medalist and Missionary to China

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Everyone Dreams But Not Equally

“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the morning to find that their dreams were nothing but vanity: but the dreamers of the daytime are dangerous men, for they may act upon their dreams with open eyes, to make them come true.”…

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Words of Optimism From Anne Frank

No matter what you are dealing with today that might cause you discouragement, your situation cannot be worse than what Anne Frank endured. Despite the brutality — and ultimately the death — inflicted on her in Nazi concentration camps, she remained idealistic to the end, always able to see the best in people. She wrote,…

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