Celebrity

Worse than a Bad Decision

Andrew Carnegie quote

--Author Unknown

Do you know why 95% of people out there never “have enough” of anything and find themselves lost, confused, and constantly searching for the reason WHY?

The answer is simple…

"Most people will loose more to indecision than they will to a bad decision."
-- Andrew Carnegie

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Bill Gates On LIFE

Primarily by Bill Gates

To anyone with kids, of any age, or anyone who has ever been a kid, here's some advice Bill Gates dished out at a high school speech about 11 things they did not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good politically correct teachings created a full generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world.

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Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it.

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The Boys of Iwo Jima

Statue of the Marines who took Iwo Jima

A True Story by Michael T. Powers

Each year I am hired to go to Washington, DC, with the eighth grade class from Clinton, WI, where I grew up, to videotape their trip. I greatly enjoy visiting our nation's capitol, and each year I take some special memories back with me. This Fall's trip was especially memorable.

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‘Helping Others’ Quotes

two hands reaching toward each other

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
Anne Frank

"Look up and not down. Look forward and not back. Look out and not in, and lend a hand."
Edward Everett Hale

"When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die."
Eleanor Roosevelt

"If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."
Bob Hope

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Heart of a Student Athlete

Karl Mecklenburg signing autograph

by Karl MecklenburgÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿

There is no easy or typical path to NFL stardom. Each individual must find their own strength and motivation as they overcome the odds and the obstacles that stand in their way. Along the way I learned the universal unchanging keys to success that allowed me to thrive in the competitive world of professional football and in my present profession as a motivational speaker and author.

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Falling for Richt

Coach Mark Richt

By Mark Bradley - Staff Writer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
(published October 25, 2001)

University of Georgia fans and administrators love their new coach, especially after beating Tennessee.

Athens -- Mark Richt has won five games and is on his second honeymoon. Predisposed to like any new coach, Georgia fans have swooned over this one.

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What I Have Learned

Andy Rooney at his typewriter

By Andy Rooney

I Have Learned that...

... the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person.

... when you're in love, it shows.

... just one person saying to me, "You've made my day!" makes my day.

... having a child fall asleep in your arms is one of the most peaceful feelings in the world.

... being kind is more important than being right.

... you should never say no to a gift from a child.

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Famous Failures

Anonymous

Einstein was 4 years old before he could speak.

Iassc Newton did poorly in grade school and was considered "unpromising."

When Thomas Edison was a youngster, his teacher told him he was too stupid to learn anything. He was counseled to go into a field where he might succeed by virtue of his pleasant personality.

F.W. Woolworth got a job in a dry goods store when he was 21, but his boss would not permit him to wait on customers because he "didn't have enough sense to close a sale."

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