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Having someone give an inspirational quote is always a good way to start your meetings!

"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."
-Kenny Rogers
"The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream."
-Harry Kemp
"Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
-Lou Holtz
"The man with confidence in himself gains the confidence of others."
-Jewish Proverb
"Cherish your yesterdays; Dream your tomorrows; But live your todays."
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
-Eleanor Roosevelt
"I have found that if you love life, life will love you back."
-Arthur Rubinstein
"Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success."
-Denis Waitley
"The one thing worse than a quitter is a person who is afraid to begin."
"No man fails if he does his best."
-Orison Swett Marden
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."
-Arthur C Clarke
"A person who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints."
"Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
-John Wooden
"Failures are divided into two classes-those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought."
-John Salak
"If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, your right."
-Mary Kay Ash
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments."
-Rose Kennedy
"One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks."
-Jack Penn
"Destiny isn't a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice."
"Do not live in the fear of what the future may hold. Live in the anticipation of new opportunities that lie ahead."
"A life without cause is a life without effect."
"The greatest joy in life is seeing yourself for the first time, as you really are, and liking it."
"If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough."
-Oprah Winfrey
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: It goes on."
-Robert Frost
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
-Mother Teresa
"The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first."
-Ginger Rogers
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
-Colin L. Powell
"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare."
-Japanese Proverb
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
-Dr. Martin Luther King
"Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together."
-Woodrow Wilson
"Whenever a man has done the best he can, then that is all he can do."
-Harry S. Truman

"It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow."
-Robert H. Goddard
""Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great."
-Orison Swett Marden
"Today's preparation determines tomorrow's achievement."
"A positive thought is the seed of a positive result."
"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."
-Elmer Letterman
"Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work."
-Bette Davis
"Once you realize how good you really are, you neveer settle for playing less than your best."
-Reggie Jackson
"Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own."
-Chinese Proverb
"This is a team. We're trying to go to the moon. If you can't put someone up, please don't put them down."
-NASA Motto
"When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge."
-Terry Bradshaw
"The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender."
-Vince Lombardi
"The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves."
-Ray Kroc
"Failure is the only opportunity to begin again more intelligently."
-Henry Ford
"There are no gains without pains."
-Benjamin Franklin
"Always do more than is required of you."
-George S. Patton
"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen."
"The price of greatness is responsibility."
-Winston Churchill
"You never really lose until you quit trying."
-Mike Ditka
"If life gives you a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it."
"Imagination rules the world."
-Napoleon Bonaparte
"We are what we repeatedly do. Exellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."
-Tom Brokaw
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
-Dr. Seuss
"I just try to be the best I can be and hope that is the best ever."
-Tiger Woods
"Nothing is more embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn't be done."
-Sam Ewing
"I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."
-Michael Jordan
"It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself."
-Muhammad Ali
"Never let yesterday use up too much of today."
-Will Rogers
"Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible."
-Doug Larson
"It's better to be hated for who you are than loved for who you are not."
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel."
"A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."
-William Shedd
"When you delight in the game, the effort seems unimportant."

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