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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 06:30
Hi.. I am doing a person project and would like to have some motivational quotes that help people through rough times.
If you should have any and would not mind sharing please responde thank you.

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 07:44
Hey Pam2 - perhaps not the most obvious one, but kind of does it for me:

"If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill

I actually have a body like Cindy Crawford, I just keep it well covered to protect it!

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

♥ I am the captain of my soul ♥

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 08:30
There's sow great websites out there, that give you poems and quotes. I used to use them all the time when I was training. Just google motivational quotes Smile

" Success is what you make it, there's no better time to make a change than the present."

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. "

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 08:35
Nothing is impossible... Even the word itself says "I'm possible"

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 09:10
Here are a few of my all-time favorites:

“If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.”
― Napoleon Bonaparte

“You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down”
― Charles Chaplin

“It's not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it's what you whisper to yourself that has the most power!”
― Robert Kiyosaki

"The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bulls##t story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it."
— Jordan Belfort

"I said 'Somebody should do something about that.' Then I realized I am somebody."
— Lily Tomlin

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”
― Gautama Buddha

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 09:43
"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use." ~Earl Nightingale
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 11:39
Don't do today what you can put off to tomorrow and then Don't bother

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 12:23
Hi Pam,
For motivation, I've taken to watching past seasons of "Biggest Loser" on HULU. Often I just fast forward to the end. I find it very motivational to see the transformation in the person voted out each episode.

Naturally, the season finale is always a motivational kick as well. Sadly though, the bulk of the show is empty calories, with little real guidance on diet and exercise technique.
Goal 1 - Run half marathon in early June (run not walk)
Goal 2 - Drop 100 lbs total before my birthday in late June

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 13:24
Fat is HARD, Fit is HARD...which HARD do you choose?
Fat is HARD....Fit is HARD...Which HARD do you choose???

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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 20:43
I had a picture but not sure how to add it to this post.

It says:

SWEAT is FAT crying!!!!
1st Goal: 150 lbs
2nd Goal: 135 lbs
3rd Goal: 125 lbs


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Posted: 22 Jan 2013, 22:15
I highly suggest reading this FS thread from last year - it's got some great quotes!!

Motivating Quotes

Someone who is busier than you is working out right now.
There will come a day when you can no longer do this. Today is not that day.

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