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Business as a Sport

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What ought one to say then as each hardship comes? I was practicing for this, I was training for this. -Epictetus (55-135 AD) Greek PhilosopherNobody wants to hear that you've got guys out injured. People just expect you to put a product out on the field. And that's my job, to get that product ...

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Manly Manners Book

Dealing with Defeat

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It’s easy to be a gentleman when all is going well. It’s a sunny day, the woman on your arm is looking fine, there’s money in your wallet and your bank account as you stroll along the street, looking for a nice place to have lunch and perhaps a glass of wine. But when the money and the girl ...

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Quotes

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Anonymous

Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength. ...

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Washington Irving

There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity....

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Marshall Ferdinand Foch

My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack....

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Rose Terry Cooke

We've all got to go to school, I expect, and we don't all get the same lesson to learn, but the one we do get is our'n, 'taint nobody else's, and if it's real hard, why, it shows the teacher thinks we're capable....

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Helen Keller

The one resolution, which was in my mind long before it took the form of a resolution, is the key-note of my life. It is this, always to regard as mere impertinences of fate the handicaps which were placed upon my life almost at the beginning. I resolved that they should not crush or dwarf my ...

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Chinese proverb

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials....

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Henry Fielding

Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not. ...

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William Mather Lewis

The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber....

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