|Main : Success : PerseveranceAsk, Ask, Ask (by: Jack Canfield and Mark V. Hansen)|
The greatest saleswoman in the world today doesn't mind if you call her a girl. That's because Markita Andrews has generated more than eighty thousand dollars selling Girl Scout cookies since she was seven years old.
Beauty Remains; the Pain Passes, The (by: Author Unknown)
Although Henri Matisse was nearly 28 years younger than Auguste Renoir, the two great artists were dear friends and frequent companions. When Renoir was confined to his home during the last decade of his life, Matisse visited him daily.
Coach McCord (by: Dr. James L. Wilson)
My teammates cheered.
Coach didn't say a word and neither did I.
Creating Opportunity (by: Jim Rohn)
An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile ofscrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. Anenterprising person is one who drives through an olddecrepit part of town and sees a new housing development. Anenterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areasof life.
Dig a Little Deeper (by: Author Unknown)
There's a story about the California gold rush that tells of two brothers who sold all they had and went prospecting for gold. They discovered a vein of the shining ore, staked a claim, and proceeded to get down to the serious business of getting the gold ore out of the mine.
Don't Be Afraid to Fail (by: Author Unknown)
You've failed many times, although you may not remember. You fell down the first time you tried to walk. You almost drowned the first time you tried to swim, didn't you? Did you hit the ball the first time you swung a bat?
Don't Give Up (by: Author Unknown)
Walt Disney was turned down 302 times before he got financing for his dream of creating the "Happiest Place on Earth". Today, due to his persistence, millions of people have shared 'the joy of Disney'.
Don't Give Up! (by: Author Unknown)
There was this museum laid with beautiful marble tiles, with a huge marble statue displayed in the middle of the lobby. Many people came from all over the world just to admire this beautiful marble statue.
Giving Up Too Soon (by: Author Unknown)
A man meets a guru in the road. The man asks the guru, "Which way is success?"
Grandma Who Could, The (by: Neil Eskelin)
At the age of eighty, a farmer's wife in Cambridge, Virginia, suffered from painful arthritis. The mother of ten children and many grandchildren -- and great-grandchildren -- loved to do needlework, but her fingers could no longer manipulate the large needle to embroider.
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