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Rest not!  Life is sweeping by;
  go and dare before you die.
Something mighty and sublime,
  leave behind to conquer time.
   —  Johan Wolfgang Goethe
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On This Day In:
2017 And Wealth A Poor Substitute For Ability
2016 Neither Darkness Nor Shadows
2015 It Took Roots
2014 Hard Evidence
2013 Full Participation
2012 Roving (Again)
Ooops, Again
2011 Why Not?
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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
   —  Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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On This Day In:
2017 To Republicans Who Choose Party Over Country
2016 All About Control
2015 Liberty Is Extravagant
2014 Always Remember To Reach
Have You Registered To Vote Yet?
2013 Ripples From The Water’s Edge
Because I Was Alone
2012 POI vs Reality
Dear And Sacred
2011 Chilled Again

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An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.
   —  G. K. Chesterton
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On This Day In:
2017 Genuine Tragedies
2016 Why I’m Scared Of November
2015 I Can Tell Too
2014 In Hand
2013 No Fear
2012 Comic Books
Keeping The Peace
2011 You Still Have To Pay For It

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Suddenly, when the run itself is the goal, there are no more bad runs.  Suddenly it doesn’t matter if we don’t finish within our goal time — or don’t finish at all.  What matters is that we tried, that we enjoyed the process.  What matters is that we got out there.
   ―  John Bingham
From his book:  “No Need for Speed: A Beginner’s Guide to the Joy of Running
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On This Day In:
2017 By Far
2016 Until…
2015 Or Infinitesimal
2014 I’ve Looked At Clouds
2013 Undiscovered Ocean
2012 Feeling Old? (Part 2)
2011 What About Freedom?

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If you don’t believe in miracles, you’ll never see one.  If you believe in miracles, you’ll see them all the time.
   —  Albert Einstein
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On This Day In:
2017 Untold Agony
2016 Just Borrowed
2015 Warning
2014 Always More Productive
2013 Is Not
2012 Loosely Translated
2011 Your Opinions Are Not My Facts

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Setting a goal is not the main thing.  It’s deciding how you will go about achieving it, and staying with that plan.
   —  Tom Landry
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On This Day In:
2017 Are You A Loser?
2016 Constitution And Conscience
2015 Separate, Fearful And Imprisoned
2014 Something Worth Making
2013 Absolutely
2012 Can Do
2011 Wise Criticism

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I can’t understand why people are frightened by new ideas.  I’m frightened of old ones.
   —  John Cage
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On This Day In:
2017 Ever
2016 At The Center
2015 True Value In Life
2014 A Potential To Be Concerned
2013 Fine No More
2012 Have You Checked Your Height Lately?
2011 Are You Convinced?

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