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Sometimes, adversity hits unexpectedly. At other times, it is simply fear of the unknown. What will happen next?
Maybe even, a weakened spirit due to frustrated attempts at improvements in our lives, seems to hamper our progress.
We may take some time to regroup or to reconsider the next step.
At some point, though, we must act.
Even if we are not entirely certain of the direction of our action, whether one way or the other. We do feel that we must get un-stuck and move forward.
At those turning points of life, it is good to keep courage affirmation nearby.
Restless or stagnated, we must still face the path ahead.
When in need of courage, for whatever reason, read these quotes by those trail-blazers who charged ahead even in the face of difficulties or doubt.
Pessimism never won any battle.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
– Jean de la Fontaine
Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs.
– Maxwell Maltz
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared to believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
– Bruce Barton
What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matter compared to what lies within us.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh, receiveth; and he that seeketh, findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
– Benjamin Spock
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
– Thomas Alva Edison
Every beauty and greatness in this world is created by a single thought or emotion inside a man. Every thing we see today, made by past generations, was, before its appearance, a thought in the mind of a man or an impulse in the heart of a woman.
– Kahlil Gibran
I am not afraid. … I was born to do this.
– Joan of Arc
Act, and God will act.
– Joan of Arc
History allows us the luxury of knowing what happened next for these people. They moved on out of impulse or need to progress. Maybe we should all remember that next time we are either ‘stuck’ or ‘restless,’ and need words of encouragement.
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