i just got this from a year-long daily inspirational newsletter a friend ordered for me two years ago (italicized parts were italicized by me) --
THE DAILY MOTIVATOR
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
When you've reached the goal you've chosen for yourself, set
your sights on an even higher objective. And keep going.
When things have not worked out the way you planned, learn
the valuable lessons that the experience has to offer. And
The key to meaningful achievement is not in how clever you
are or how lucky you are or in how much advantage you can
gain over others. The key is to keep going.
When other people give you encouragement, insight and
assistance, thank them for their help while offering your
own special value to in return. And keep going.
When others seek to block your every effort, raise yourself
up to where you can clearly see beyond their petty,
shortsighted attempts. And keep going.
Whatever may come or go or happen or fail to happen, there
is always a way, some way or another, to keep going. You
will get wherever you wish to go when you consistently
choose, in each moment, to simply, thankfully and gracefully
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