Barbara Sher

American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author

Lived from: 1935-

Category: Sports | Writers (Contemporary)

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    And our dreams are who we are.
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    ''Doing your own thing'' is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
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    ''Now'' is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
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    Change is not only likely, it's inevitable.
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    Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do - can love things that no one else can love. We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music. You know what to do.
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    Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.
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    Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.
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    The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act.
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    The cure for sorrow is to learn something.
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    When you play it too safe, you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given.
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    You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.
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    You don't have to get it right the first time.
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    You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.
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About Barbara Sher

Barbara Sher (born 14 August 1935) is a speaker, career/lifestyle coach, and best-selling author of seven books on goal achievement. Her books have sold millions of copies and been translated into many languages. She has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, 60 Minutes, CNN, and Good Morning America and her public television specials air regularly in the United States. Sher lectures at universities, Fortune 100 companies and professional conferences all over the world.

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