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

New Year's Day is every man's birthday. - Charles Lamb

Inspiration exists, but it must find you working. - Pablo Picasso

When I go I'll take New Year's Eve with me. - Guy Lombardo

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

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

No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration. - Cicero

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

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

Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits. - Unknown

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

Amateurs wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work. - Chuck Close

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

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

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

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

The most beautiful thing in the world is, precisely, the conjunction of learning and inspiration. - Wanda Landowska

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration. - Evan Esar

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

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

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

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

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised. - Christian Nevell Bovee

Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since. - Dave Beard

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

From New Year's on the outlook brightens; good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining. - Leonard Bernstein

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

There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet. - Randy Pausch

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

Bill Gates has always been a mentor and inspiration for me even before I knew him. Just growing up, I admired how Microsoft was mission-focused. - Mark Zuckerberg

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

New Year's Day ... now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. - Mark Twain


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