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The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy. ...
by Lance Armstrong

The riskiest thing you can do is get greedy.
- Lance Armstrong

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong

It can't be any simpler: the farewell is going to be on the Champs-Elysees.
- Lance Armstrong

It's nice to win.
I'll never win again.
I may have to take up golf - take on Tiger.
- Lance Armstrong

 

A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.
If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing,
all you hear is the booing.
- Lance Armstrong

Two things scare me.
The first is getting hurt.
But that's not nearly as scary as the second,
which is losing.
- Lance Armstrong

I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
- Lance Armstrong

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Through my illness I learned rejection.
I was written off.
That was the moment I thought, Okay,
game on.
No prisoners.
Everybody's going down.
- Lance Armstrong

Winning is about heart, not just legs.
It's got to be in the right place.
- Lance Armstrong

If you worried about falling off the bike,
you'd never get on.
- Lance Armstrong

Pain is temporary.
It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day,
or a year, but eventually it will subside and something
else will take its place.
If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong

If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages,
then maybe we can all learn from them.
When you think about it, what other choice is there
but to hope? We have two options,
medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.
- Lance Armstrong

The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo.
- Bob Iger

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

It is against everything we stand for to take a human life.
Making an exception to that code is a bleak thing.
- Sam, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
- Albert Einstein

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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