New Year’s Resolution For The Disillusioned

Never Quit Inspiration


Failed in business......................... 1831

Lost election for legislature.............. 1832

Failed again in business................... 1834

Sweetheart died............................ 1835

Nervous breakdown.......................... 1836

Lost second political race................. 1838

Defeated for Congress...................... 1843

Defeated for Congress...................... 1846

Defeated for Congress...................... 1848

Defeated for U.S. Senate..................... 1855

Defeated for Vice President................ 1856

Defeated for U.S. Senate..................... 1858

Elected President.......................... 1860




... Abraham Lincoln




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Inspiration is remembering the future. - Unknown

Inspiration and genius - one and the same. - Victor Hugo

Inspiration fires you up; motivation keeps you burning. - Stuart Aken

Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it. - Madeleine L'Engle

When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it. - Sigmund Freud

Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right. - Oprah Winfrey

It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets. - William Thomas

Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work. - Harvey Mackay

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. - Rainer M. Rilke

May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions! - Joey Adams

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas Edison

You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. - Jack London

Don't focus on regrets; find your inspiration in what you can do now. - Catherine Pulsifer

Inspiration at its best means breath, and only too frequently means wind. - G K Chesterton

We have to make our inspiration first before our inspiration can build us. - Sanjive K Sharma

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity. - Bo Bennett

A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. - Unknown

Inspiration responds to our attentiveness in various and sometimes unexpected ways. - Wayne W Dyer

Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration? - George Eliot

Success is 1 percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration, and 2 percent attention to detail. - Phil

I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism. - Fred White

When you do not know what you are doing, and what you are doing is the best - that is inspiration. - Robert Bresson

The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. - G K Chesterton

I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration. - William P Young

New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. - Jay Leno

The men who have furnished me with my greatest inspiration have not been men of wealth, but men of deeds. - James C Penney

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish. - Leon Uris

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. - Benjamin Franklin

Inspiration comes unawares, from unaccountable sources that have nothing to do with planning or intelligence. - Maurice Chevalier

Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you're positive, good things happen. - Deep Roy

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. - Bill Vaughan

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. - Bill Vaughan

That's the kind of luck poor Mr. Lincoln had the night he went to the movies, and he sat in John Wilkes' booth. - Archie Bunker

New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time. - James Agate

Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant. There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks. - Johann Gottfried Von Herder

Did Lincoln apologize to Alexander Graham Booth? Did you ever hear of scruples? I think Boom Boom caught 'em from a Chinaman. - Archie Bunker

No, I think that was when Abraham Lincoln signed the Declaration of Independence. Ya know, "Fourscore and 7 years ago." - Archie Bunker

Don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. - Ella Fitzgerald

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. - Horace Bushnell

When I know that, if I have no inspiration whatsoever, when I come and I just feel empty, I have nothing, I know that I can still play the scene. - Christopher Walken


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