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Becoming an Olympian is the ultimate reward for any athlete. ...
by Michael Diamond

Becoming an Olympian is the ultimate reward for any athlete.
- Michael Diamond

The sport of shooting is my life.
- Michael Diamond

Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.
- Michael Diamond

Honestly achieved results surpass all others.
- Michael Diamond

 

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

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I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

Any human being who is becoming independent of conditionings,
of religions, scriptures, prophets and messiahs, has arrived home.
He has found the treasure which was hidden in his own being.
- Osho

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

To be what we are,
and to become what we are capable of becoming,
is the only end in life.
- Baruch Spinoza

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

In silence you hear who you are becoming.
You create yourself.
- Jewel

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All the Buddhas of all the ages have been
telling you a very simple fact:
Be - don't try to become.
Within these two words, be and becoming,
your whole life is contained.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

You can close more business in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

LOVE LETTERS TO YOURSELF
This is taken from a love letter (a gentle reminder)
I wrote to myself recently.
Live in your joy today.
Be authentic. Love yourself. First.
Love others from your own abundance.
Life Changes. Circumstances change.
Sometimes you try to fit your old way
of being into new circumstances
rather than becoming new yourself.
Embrace transformation as an opportunity.
And keep on writing love letters to yourself.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Just one quality of the Buddha has to be remembered.
He consists only of one quality: witnessing.
This small word witnessing contains the whole of spirituality.
Witness that you are not the body.
Witness that you are not the mind.
Witness that you are only a witness.
As the witnessing deepens,
you start becoming drunk with the divine.
That is what is called ecstasy.
- Osho

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

If I seem to boast more than is becoming,
my excuse is that I brag
for humanity rather than for myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

Be what you are.
This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
- Julius Charles Hare

You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions
as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them.
Becoming a scientist or engineer is.
- Dean Kamen

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty.
I will belong to the select few.
- Will Rogers

Treat people as if they were what they ought to be,
and you'll help them to become
what they are capable of becoming.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One simple way to keep organizations from becoming
cancerous might be to rotate all jobs on a regular,
frequent and mandatory basis, including the leadership positions.
- Robert Shea

There are times when I flick through magazines and
think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair.
- Brian May

I must have made a good impression because a club official
to us into his office and asked me if I would sign
on for a year with a view to becoming a professional.
- Harold Larwood

I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get
revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
- Robert Crumb

I believe that our very survival depends upon us becoming better systems thinkers.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Five or ten years ago, when it was clear the Internet
was becoming a mainstream phenomenon,
it was equally clear that a lot of people were being
left out and could be left behind.
- Steve Case

Today it is becoming harder to speak out,
with the inception of the Patriot Act,
the president has legislated free speech to be a crime.
- Frank Serpico

To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as
of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
- Boris Johnson

Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege,
opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
- Tony Robbins

Through travel I first became aware of the outside world;
it was through travel that I found my own introspective
way into becoming a part of it.
- Eudora Welty

I studied with the idea of becoming a Catholic priest.
- Peter Jurasik

A girl who is interested in becoming a model must first
accept the fact that she is the product.
She must be ready to deal with a lot of rejection.
- Karolina Kurkova

Skinheads are becoming part of our overall movement.
- Tom Metzger

If you have a coach helping you, developing your skills alongside you,
that's when you're on your way to becoming not just
a participant but achieving.
- Lynn Davies

Life is a lively process of becoming.
- Douglas MacArthur

We don't defeat evil by becoming evil.
- Nick Clooney

We can prevent Europe from becoming a spiritless machine that,
in the end, grinds to a halt.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

What I got out of it was a great experience working
with great people and it becoming a tremendous -
basically -
a family at the end that none of us wanted to leave.
- Shane West

I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't
give this game of life everything he's got.
- Walter Cronkite

I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality.
It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in
America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men.
- Julie Christie

You grow up in a Sicilian household,
becoming an actor is not a big leap.
- Vincent Schiavelli

I think for a woman, the hardest thing about growing
old is becoming invisible.
There's something very front and center about being young.
- Amy Grant

But when you're a celebrity, you discover that you're no longer the pursuer,
but the one being pursued.
That's one of the disappointments I have had since becoming a single man.
- Hugh Grant

In becoming an American, from Europe,
what one has in common with that other immigrant is
contempt for me-it's nothing else but color.
- Toni Morrison

Many countries persecute their own citizens and intern
them in prisons or concentration camps.
Oppression is becoming more and more a part of the systems.
- Alva Myrdal

Becoming a mother has helped make me a tougher,
stronger writer.
- Jessica Hagedorn

By then, I was making the slow transition from classical
biochemistry to molecular biology and becoming increasingly
preoccupied with how genes act and how proteins are made.
- Paul Berg

There is nothing like becoming a mom to fill you with fear.
- Arianna Huffington

I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming
a multi-billion-dollar sales company.
There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence.
- Bernard Liautaud

There's no hope of me becoming completely relaxed on stage.
If I did, I'd sit down and doze off.
- Robert Smith

Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems
I had I dedicate to God and to Chile,
because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.
- Augusto Pinochet

I have no intention of becoming a shorthand author.
- Isaac Pitman

As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.
- John James Audubon

Life, is not a having and a getting,
but a being and a becoming.
- Myrna Loy

Every stress leaves an indelible scar,
and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful
situation by becoming a little older.
- Hans Selye

As far as I'm concerned, the entire reason for becoming
a writer is not having to get up in the morning.
- Neil Gaiman

The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings
is constituted by the difference between what one was
capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.
- Ashley Montague

There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy.
- Henry Miller

The whole point about becoming an actor is variety and changing roles.
- Richard Wilson

The notion of the world as a village is becoming a reality.
- James Wolfensohn

I wasn't losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing.
What I was focusing on was becoming too routine,
too ritual, not something that was interesting,
new and exciting.
- Picabo Street


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