“I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am at peace with myself. I have fought a hard battle, given it my best, and won far more that I or anyone else ever thought I would.”

Source: “I do not bewail what I have lost, because I am at peace with myself. I have fought a hard battle, given it my best, and won far more that I or anyone else ever thought I would.”

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

 

 

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

 

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“Champions have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”

Source: “Champions have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”

– Muhammad Ali  (January 17, 1942  – June 3 2016, aged 74)

 

ALI FOREMAN CLAYTON

 

 

“The Champ”: A legend , who transcended sport and ‘the ropes’

“His life was a true testament to his strength and will.”

“A champion of (and for) humanity”

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“As a citizen of the world, Muhammad Ali embodied the spirit of us”

The Greatest Race: The Race of Life…“The best way to predict your future is to create it. So believe in your dream. Never throw it away. “

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“The best way to predict your future is to create it. So believe in your dream. Never throw it away. Believe in the dream even when it is impossible. Believe in the stars, even when they’re hidden in the storm.”

Source: “The best way to predict your future is to create it. So believe in your dream. Never throw it away. “

“Only the person who risks is truly free.”

“The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow or love. Chained by his …

Source: “Only the person who risks is truly free.”

“Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.”

Mom's Thoughts: Just sharing Some of Our Dear Mom's Favourite Thoughts

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―  Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in A Country Churchyard

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http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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Picture above (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!
web sites:

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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“Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius’s violins without Antonio.”

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Source: “Tis God gives skill, but not without men’s hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius’s violins without Antonio.”

“These dreams we have whether big or bold are within our reach…”

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Source: “These dreams we have whether big or bold are within our reach…”

and

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

 

 

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and follow where they lead.”

 

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https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/11/06/far-away-there-in-the-sunshine-are-my-highest-aspirations-i-may-not-reach-them-but-i-can-look-up-and-see-their-beauty-believe-in-them-and-follow-where-they-lead-2/

 

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https://craigsrainbowbooks.wordpress.com/

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from

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

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Mandela rainbow Pretoria 12th Dec 2013

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http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

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http://www.touchingtherainbows.wordpress.com