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10 Quotes You Should Tell Yourself When Facing Huge Challenges


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4. “Every flower must grow through dirt.” ~ Unknown

I love this quote. And it’s true: if you’re going to grow, flourish, and bloom, you’re going to have to work yourself through some dirt first.

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5. “Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.” ~ Jon SinclairSo many people fear failure—often, more than anything else—but it’s something everybody does at some point.

You’re learning. Just like walking or riding a bike, the beginning stages might involve a few tumbles and a few bruises. That’s all failure is. It’s a little fall, and it’s a bruise. You get back up, brush yourself off, and keep on going. Soon, the bruise will be completely gone.

I mean, unless your failure involves something like this:

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I like the failure is a bruise one, and also this one:

9. “Don’t compare your Chapter 1 to someone else’s Chapter 20.” ~ Unknown

Thank you, Unknown.

Unknown has a lot of good ones:

http://pandawhale.com/ifindkarma/author-unknown

every flower must grow through dirt

every flower must grow through dirt

every flower must grow through dirt

every flower must grow through dirt

every flower must grow through dirt

I always think of this:

"Confidence is the stain they can't wipe off." --Lil Wayne (Drop the World feat. Eminem).    

Rap Genius has some interesting commentary on the entire second verse by weezy, which is pretty cool...

http://rap.genius.com/Lil-wayne-drop-the-world-lyrics

[Verse 2: Lil Wayne]

***I know what they don't wanna tell you

Just hope you're heaven-sent, and you're hell-proof

I walk up in the world and cut the lights off

And confidence is a stain they can't wipe off

Good one!

Confidence is a stain they can't wipe off

nice image!

Thanks! I found it on Pinterest, of all places. 

haha!  there's one i won't be forgetting any time soon!

I looked it up, and it really is true. The link above explains why. 

and it does make a great metaphor.

Especially because it's true!

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