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Thursday Thirteen #88 Quote Worthy Edition

Greetings, Kittens!

I've often mentioned how much I love quotes for T13, but I can't remember the last time I posted any. I chose some great words on success and failure, as a nod to Veterans Day and Remembrance Day on 11/11/11, to honor the brave men and women who gave their all defending both countries, and the ideas of freedom and perseverance as a whole. I give you 13 Quotes on Seeing It Through!


1. Failure is the opportunity to begin again, more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford

2. I have not failed. I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work. ~ Thomas Edison

3. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. ~ Thomas Edison

4. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. ~Albert Einstein

5. It’s not how many times you fall down, it’s how many times you get back up. ~ Unknown

6. Eighty percent of success is showing up. ~ Woody Allen

7. Reach for the moon; even if you miss, you will land among the stars. ~ Unknown

8. Some people skate to the puck. I skate to where the puck is going to be. ~ Wayne Gretzky

9. When you are falling from a mountain, you may as well attempt to fly. ~ Babylon 5

10. The Obstacle is the Path. ~ Zen Proverb

11. Success is not the destination, it’s the journey. ~ Unknown

12. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. ~ Albert Einstein

13. If at first you don’t succeed, try doing it the way you were told. ~ Unknown

And in honor of all the unknown quotes, and to prove politicians weren’t always like they are now: It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. ~ Harry S. Truman

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Nov. 10th, 2011 09:12 am (UTC)
These are great I particularly liked the last one.

Nov. 10th, 2011 10:10 am (UTC)
Thanks for coming by, Shelley. I've tried to see your T13, but I can't get your site to load. I'll try again tomorrow. :)

Cynthia Rose King
Nov. 10th, 2011 09:49 am (UTC)
thurs 13
very inspiring quotes

happy thurs 13 I posted about my top 13 diet tips (helped me get from 308 to a healthy 135 lbs
healh and happiness, Lady Rose
Nov. 10th, 2011 10:11 am (UTC)
Re: thurs 13
A very inspiring story, Lady Rose! So glad to have found your blog :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 11:33 am (UTC)
I love reading quotes and these are SO great! I especially love #2, #4, and #13. Happy Thursday, Xakara!

Stephanie Adkins
Nov. 10th, 2011 09:42 pm (UTC)
Re: Awesome!
Thanks, Stephanie! You picked two of my favorites :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 12:14 pm (UTC)
I love quotes as well. Some good ones here. Gotta love #2 lol
Happy T13!
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:39 am (UTC)
Agreed, #2 is a favorite! :)

Caridad Pineiro
Nov. 10th, 2011 01:04 pm (UTC)
Love these!
Love these quotes. My mom always told me "Nothing worthwhile is every easy" and she was so totally right.
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:40 am (UTC)
Re: Love these!
Your mom is a wise woman! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 02:16 pm (UTC)
Love 8,9 and 10 the best! The Einstein quote is on there twice. http://looseleafntoes.com
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:41 am (UTC)
Yay, someone noticed! That was intentional. I think Einstein would have appreciated it. *grin*

Nov. 10th, 2011 03:28 pm (UTC)
Some good quotes, all ones i have seem before. (BTW, numbers 4 and 12 are the same! Particularly liked that one, did you? *G*)
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:42 am (UTC)
It was so nice, I used it twice! That's two folks that noticed! Yay :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 03:57 pm (UTC)
Alice Audrey
I used to use #2 as my tagline. Love the last one.
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:43 am (UTC)
Re: Alice Audrey
I think it would make a great sig line too! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 04:34 pm (UTC)
I love the one that ended up on a football sweatshirt I got this year. It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Love these!
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:44 am (UTC)
That's a good one, save for not liking the idea of dogs fighting...*grin*

Kimberly Menozzi
Nov. 10th, 2011 05:16 pm (UTC)
If I ever get a tattoo
It probably ought to be #2 on your list. LOL!

Happy TT!
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:46 am (UTC)
Re: If I ever get a tattoo
There are a few I think would make great tattoos, but #2 would definitely keep you in the right mindset, right *grin*

Nov. 10th, 2011 05:24 pm (UTC)
great list!!!

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Nov. 11th, 2011 12:46 am (UTC)
Re: Amen!
Thank you, kindly! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 05:30 pm (UTC)
These are all such great quotes. Number 11 is one of my favorite quotes. Great post!

Happy Thursday!
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:47 am (UTC)
Re: <3
So glad I caught a favorite for the list! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 05:52 pm (UTC)
From The Gal Herself at One Gal's Musings
I never heard #9 before, but I'm going to remember it. Thanks for sharing!
Nov. 11th, 2011 12:48 am (UTC)
Re: From The Gal Herself at One Gal's Musings
Yay! I love bringing new quotage to the people! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 09:30 pm (UTC)
Great TT!


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Nov. 11th, 2011 12:49 am (UTC)
Thanks! :)

Nov. 10th, 2011 09:57 pm (UTC)
Great success quotes
Great quotes. Number one encourages me. Thanks.

Nov. 11th, 2011 12:51 am (UTC)
Re: Great success quotes
There are no better words than being told you've provided encouragment. Thank you! :)

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