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Quotes of the Day for 10 October 2003 – Frustration

One after another, three different themes for today fell through. Either the event turned out not to have happened on 10 October, or I didn't have a good set of quotes to support it. As I was about to head upstairs and have a drink, I decided to do my duty and publish anyway. The frustration itself becomes my theme.

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The quotes:

I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
     - Anthony Robbins

You must have long range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short range failures.
     - Charles C. Noble

We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating or complex - but Congress can.
     - Cullen Hightower

One of the sources of pride in being a human being is the ability to bear present frustrations in the interests of longer purposes.
     - Helen Merrell Lynd

To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
     - Hugh Prather

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
     - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr


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