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13 Oct 2008

"The Victor"

If you think you are beaten, you are,
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you like to win, but you think you can't,
It is almost certain you won't.

If you think you'll lose, you're lost,
For out in the world we find,
Success begins with a fellow's will.
It's all in the state of mind.

If you think you are outclassed, you are,
You've got to think high to rise,
You've got to be sure of yourself before
You can ever win a prize.

Life's battles don't always go
To the stronger or faster man.
But sooner or later the man who wins,
Is the man who thinks he can.


By C. W. Longenecker


The way you think would affect your life hugely - either positive or negative. Start thinking positive thoughts today!







41 comments:

  1. It's so true! I really think it's this positive attitude that led to Nigerians being rated as the happiest people on earth!

    Personally, I know I always feel better when I'm being positive but every now and then I fall into negative thoughts and all it does is make me feel miserable!

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  3. so true...positive metal attitude...you create what you think...

    aloted how body na?

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  4. Yep. This is so true. It is all in the mind. I walk and talk like I have got a billion in my bank account. No such thing but I am confident that I will get there. This quotes should be spread to youths today.

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  5. @GNG- yes i always feel much much better when i have positive thots..i guess we just have to keep at it abi and send the negative thots packing

    @shubby doo- yes o we create what we think
    thanks for checking up. i dey girl...i just gentle for here o.

    @tairebabs- the battle is half won in the mind, yah? men i like this your walk and talk o..i think i will steal your template :-)

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  6. Wow. I so needed that. I am going to post that lovely poem on my bedroom wall. I need to start thinking positively. Thanks so much.

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  7. yeah this is a very motivational..yes we can!!! thats the winning spirit

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  8. @Aloted...you have been tagged with the "I LOVE YOUR BLOG AWARD."Cheers!!

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  9. Yeah! We are what we think! I have always embraced positive thoughts and I know it has been beneficial to me.

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  10. so very true.
    thanks for sharing this....
    peace

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  11. its all in the thots isnt it. gotta copy this. how u dey?

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  12. @temite- yes o, i was actually going to suggest that we print and post on our bedroom wall but i see you have caught the vision already!

    @nice guy- yes o!!! lol

    @YNB- oh really, where, your blog?? thanks o...am tripped!

    @Dee- for me it is a consicous effort to think positive thoughts cuz negative thoughts keep creeping in. am sure with time, by HIS grace it will become second nature to me.

    @simeone- you are welcome bruv :-)

    @rayo- yes girl..its all in our thoughts...pls grab your copy now;-) I dey o...i just gentle!

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  13. thanx hon'i really need dis'
    i ll send a copy to 'sammy peters' :-)

    *howz d fam

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  14. Yes i can! Yes i can! As a man thinks in his heart, so is he!

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  15. @LG- awww u r welcome.. pls who be sammy peters o...
    family dey! thanks

    @writefreak- totally agree!

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  16. It all starts in the mind...what we think of ourselves and whatever is before us...

    This is so true...I am starting positive thinking now...

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  17. ...'tis Tuesday, what are you thankful for?

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  18. I am quite a pessimist n fear is standing btwn me and d load of tins dat i av to achieve. I love dis poem

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  19. haba!!! iyawo 'i don dey suspect u o ......oya prove to me say u be 9ja woman, :-)




    *samuel peters is a 9gerian boxer.... i m sure Oga has heard of him

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  20. Its so hard to think positive thoughts..it takes the grace of God..thanx for sharin!

    How'v u been? Hows hubby? Hows ur drivin?(lol)

    Missed ya!

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  21. @Rita- yup it's all in da mind!!

    @rethots- lol...i have responded to u on your blog ;-)

    @fresh&Fab- abi o?

    @naijalines- i agree with you :)

    @NikkiSab- Hmm story of my life sometimes...but God will help us all to renew our thinking...

    @LG- no vex o..lol..ok i will ask hubby who samuel peters is..am sure he will give me that look of "you this babe, who do u know sef" cuz men i no sabi anybody like that..lol

    @buttercup- yes o...positive thinking doesnt come naturally ..so na God o!!!

    Am fine, hubby's great and driving..hmm...i think i shld blog about my horrible experience so far...lol. thanks for checking up jare and i miss u too girl...

    how's exams coming up??

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  22. You have been tagged with the "I LOVE YOUR BLOG AWARD." Cheers!!

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  23. Good that u n hubby r good...horrible experience ke? Eeya..

    Exams hav been good so far, thank God!

    Take care!

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  24. Lovely post!

    I know I will win...Success is a state of mind. You are so right!

    Thanks for stoppingt by my blog.

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  25. very lovely poem!

    i like

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  26. @lady A- awwww...thanks muah!!!!

    @buttercup- ok ok it wasn't that horrible but at that point i thought it was ...i guess now i have to blog about it! or maybe i shld just sent u an email..lol

    glad to hear exams have been good...all da best

    @Dammy- thanks...and u r welcome :)

    @smaragd- i like also!!!

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  27. Your attitude determines your altitude. It pays to be positive. Nice blog T.

    LBM

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  28. ...startin ryt now.
    p.s: that quote of the day was so powerful and directed to me. thanks alot.

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  29. Thanks for sharing, I choose to think positve only.

    How'd and well done on your driving mission.

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  30. haba someone has deleted my message...i know for sure i left a comment here.. All those that want to sabotage me..
    My comment must not have saved. i had said this was very encouraging and how we are all winners...
    Anyway thank you my naija sista... i really thought that issue was so over but that new message just upset me i had to respond and not ignore...i guess thats me. Thanks again

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  31. @LBM- ore, thanks o...yes it surely pays to be positive

    @missjones- you go girl! am glad the quote of the day touched u :)

    @30+- good to see u here o :)
    Thanks ...the driving mission is moving small small...

    @FemiB- eyah i didn't see ur earlier comment and thanks for the second one...dont mind blogger

    u know i got ya back...don't mind all those haters...i am upset on your behalf sef. it is well dearie...

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  32. Good post…good inspiration….i have to cram this!

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  33. Babes' u stil dey here??????????
    oya go call everybodi...i don un-veil
    'sammy peters' 4 u o' :-) :-)

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  34. Very true... Thanks for that.
    Love the signature feature too.
    MW I will finish Angel's story o.. I promise, maybe today sef. Who knows!!
    Enjoy your week!!!

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  35. I am back...

    and duly updated!

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  36. hey guurrl thanks for stopping by on my page.
    Love the poem you put up. I so like need those words cos am one of those who's constantly putting herself down, well not any more these days but there was a time when it was like a disease.
    take care of ya.
    DB

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  37. All in one sentence: As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he. That's straight from the holy book. Nice inspiration gurl. I'm moved and inspired (tautology?). Guess we all need some positive thinking every now and then. Seems like the only guarantee for survival.

    I'm starting something new on my blog. U might wanna check it out!

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  38. @Seye- no need to cram just print it out ;-)

    @naijaleta- abi o!

    @LG- Nasty, nasty! lol

    @sleek n' catty- aww thanks..u r the first person to comment on my signature..glad somebody noticed :)
    Yes o..looking forward to the rest of Angel's story

    @Tyger- ok i will check...good girl!

    @DB- u are welcome...am glad the words made an impact on u. ta ta!

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