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The only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally you’ll finish it.
  ―    Langston Hughes
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On This Day In:
2015 Lifetime Friends
2014 Acknowledgement
2013 Longevity, Tenacity and Diversity
2012 What Reagan Really Cared About
2011 Seeming Sane (Or Not)

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Looks like what drives me crazy
  Don’t have no effect on you–
But I’m gonna keep on at it
  Till it drives you crazy, too.
   ―  Langston Hughes
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On This Day In:
2015 $20 Anyone?
2014 And Yet I Still Study
2013 Use Your Own
2012 Strengthen Freedom
2011 Attrition = A Lack Of Imagination
2010 Mind The Fire, Love
Just Beyond My Reach…
Even A Life Of Quiet Desperation!
Acts Of Courage

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You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.  In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
    ―    Maya Angelou
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On This Day In:
2015 Honor
2014 Disappointment
2013 Seeing Heart
2012 On Success
2011 What This Place Needs Is Another Theory

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“I see so many gifted skateboarders  —  they all want it, they all have vision, but they don’t get there,” Mullen says.  “And that’s because they don’t have the one thing I can’t teach them, because it only comes from the process of falling and getting up again and again and again and again.  That process changes who you are.”
    —    Rodney Mullen
As quoted by Brendan I. Koerner
From Koerner’s article: “Getting Up” in the February 2015 issue of Wired Magazine
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On This Day In:
2014 What Is Still Possible
2013 Strength Is There
2012 Beyond Reasonable Doubt
2011 Celebrating Values
2010 Is it just me, or is it suddenly dark around here?
Dance!

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