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30 Unconventional And Wise Quotes About Hard Truths Of Life

30 Unconventional And Wise Quotes About Hard Truths Of Life

Yes! The biographies of great people who took on the daunting task of changing the world are truly inspiring, their stories of courage and sacrifice fill our veins with adrenaline and make us believe we can change the world on our own. Unfortunately, sometimes everything isn’t so wonderful; the real world is much less dramatic and even more unforgiving.

As we grow up, we realize that the world does not revolve around us and our tenacious effort to make the world better place are no better than the futile labor of Sisyphus who rolled the stone all the way atop a hill only to watch it fall on its weight till eternity.

There are myriads of feel-good quotes on internet which make you feel optimistic and give you positive vibes about life but the majority of these are utopian concepts and barely applicable in day to day life.

On the list below are 30 unorthodox but realistic quotes about the hard truths of life.

1. It is important, but hard work doesn’t always guarantee success.

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    2. Do not wait for miracles, you won’t be getting any.

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      3. You do understand the risks of trying something out of the box and trying to do extraordinary things in life, right?

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        4. No! You’re not Clint Eastwood in the Western movies.

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          5. Going through tough times does not necessarily always mean you’ll be having it easy any time soon, it might also mean tougher times are ahead.

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            6. In case you’re thinking experience will help you solve the riddles of life…

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              7. At least you’ll find solace.

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                8. Might as well give it a try.

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                  9. You might save yourself from frustrations.

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                    10. Hey! Just don’t lose hope okay!

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                      11. You can always save yourself from further embarrassments.

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                        12. Patience is not always a virtue.

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                          13. Being different does not always mean you are useful.

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                            14. Untried and untested – well you look brand new.

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                              15. Sometimes it’s better to never get out of comfort zone, doing things like forming your own company might not work as well as sticking with your job.

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                                16. Remember it could just easily have been you.

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                                  17. Strong determination won’t get you things out of your reach.

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                                    18. There is no point in crying over stupid people.

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                                      19. Respect isn’t only a virtue for friends.

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                                        20. Life is not always fair.

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                                          21. Seize the day HUH!!

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                                            22. Well, in case you think stupid people do not mount to anything.

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                                              23. Well, not because you are passionate or anything…

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                                                24. Taking risk is not always adventurous.

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                                                  25. Accept it! You cannot always give your 100%.

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                                                    26. Your success is what you make of it.

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                                                      27. Eventually people get bored of marriage.

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                                                        28. Well! Being optimistic does not magically creates a better idea.

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                                                          29. Who says lying in couch all day eating junk food is bad?

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                                                            30. Because a job well done is begging to be undone.

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                                                              Life is not so straightforward that if we just do everything right and follow a certain path, we are guaranteed to succeed. Many parameters come into life and even though we don’t want to believe, we are not in complete control of our life and destiny.

                                                              … Which is not to say that we should not do anything about our dreams and leave everything in the hand of the circumstances we have to face. The point of this post is that we should always have a realistic view into life and keep ourselves levelheaded.

                                                              Keeping many ambitions can lead us to plenty of frustrations and often, self-inflicted pain. We should understand that we can’t control everything and it’s alright even when things don’t work out as we might have planned. Letting go of things is a great virtue, indeed. Hope this article helps you in some way!

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                                                              How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                                                              How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                                                              If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by being able to motivate people towards their goals. You wouldn’t be frustrated by lazy co-workers. You wouldn’t be mad at your partner for wasting the weekend in front of the TV. Also, the more people around you are motivated toward their dreams, the more you can capitalize off their successes.

                                                              Being able to motivate people is key to your success at work, at home, and in the future because no one can achieve anything alone. We all need the help of others.

                                                              So, how to motivate people? Here are 7 ways to motivate others even you can do.

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                                                              1. Listen

                                                              Most people start out trying to motivate someone by giving them a lengthy speech, but this rarely works because motivation has to start inside others. The best way to motivate others is to start by listening to what they want to do. Find out what the person’s goals and dreams are. If it’s something you want to encourage, then continue through these steps.

                                                              2. Ask Open-Ended Questions

                                                              Open-ended questions are the best way to figure out what someone’s dreams are. If you can’t think of anything to ask, start with, “What have you always wanted to do?”

                                                              “Why do you want to do that?”

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                                                              “What makes you so excited about it?”

                                                              “How long has that been your dream?”

                                                              You need this information the help you with the following steps.

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                                                              3. Encourage

                                                              This is the most important step, because starting a dream is scary. People are so scared they will fail or look stupid, many never try to reach their goals, so this is where you come in. You must encourage them. Say things like, “I think you will be great at that.” Better yet, say, “I think your skills in X will help you succeed.” For example if you have a friend who wants to own a pet store, say, “You are so great with animals, I think you will be excellent at running a pet store.”

                                                              4. Ask About What the First Step Will Be

                                                              After you’ve encouraged them, find how they will start. If they don’t know, you can make suggestions, but it’s better to let the person figure out the first step themselves so they can be committed to the process.

                                                              5. Dream

                                                              This is the most fun step, because you can dream about success. Say things like, “Wouldn’t it be cool if your business took off, and you didn’t have to work at that job you hate?” By allowing others to dream, you solidify the motivation in place and connect their dreams to a future reality.

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                                                              6. Ask How You Can Help

                                                              Most of the time, others won’t need anything from you, but it’s always good to offer. Just letting the person know you’re there will help motivate them to start. And, who knows, maybe your skills can help.

                                                              7. Follow Up

                                                              Periodically, over the course of the next year, ask them how their goal is going. This way you can find out what progress has been made. You may need to do the seven steps again, or they may need motivation in another area of their life.

                                                              Final Thoughts

                                                              By following these seven steps, you’ll be able to encourage the people around you to achieve their dreams and goals. In return, you’ll be more passionate about getting to your goals, you’ll be surrounded by successful people, and others will want to help you reach your dreams …

                                                              Oh, and you’ll become a motivational super hero. Time to get a cape!

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