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Wilferd A. Peterson quotes

1900 - 1995, American author

Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.
Wilferd A. Peterson

Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself; for only as we have the right
attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
Wilferd A. Peterson

Take a look at those two open hands of yours. They are tools with which to serve, make friends,
and reach out for the best in life. Open hands open the way to achievement. Put them to work
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Work miracles by giving courage. Many ideas have failed to be realized because people lacked the
courage to see them through. Promising careers have been abandoned because people were
afraid. Cheer people on. Instill courage in their hearts.
Wilferd A. Peterson

Big thinking precedes big achievements.
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Success is ninety-nine percent mental attitude. It calls for love, joy, optimism, confidence,
serenity, poise, faith, courage, cheerfulness, imagination, initiative, tolerance, honesty, humility,
patience and enthusiasm.
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Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the
successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite
a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.
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Those who would practice the art of tolerance must guard well against an attitude of superiority,
smugness, indifference, and coldness. These qualities are tolerance turned wrong side out.
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Make it a point to scatter creative seeds every day of your life!
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You are a bundle of mysteries. Finding and conquering yourself is a lifetime task.
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