“Champions have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”

The Champion

muhammad-ali-2“Champions have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”
– Muhammad Ali

from

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/who-and-what-is-a-true-champion-1

and

https://www.google.co.nz/webhp?ie=UTF-8&rct=j&gws_rd=cr&ei=8ydTV_nVLoXM0AT9gabYBw#q=craig+lock+%2B+Champions+have+to+have+the+skill+and+the+will.+But+the+will+must+be+stronger+than+the+skill.

“A champion is not a title, but a set of qualities: Champions aren’t made in the gym. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – an inner flame that burns brightly…with dedication, purpose, desire and passion. True champions LIVE the dream, the vision of who and what they can one day become…. even a long time before it happens.”

from

https://craigsquotes.wordpress.com/2014/10/22/a-champion-is-not-a-title-but-a-set-of-qualities-champions-arent-made-in-the-gym-champions-are-made-from-something-they-have-deep-inside-them-an-inner-flame-that-burns-b/

and
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials… and ever-more become champions in (and of) their own lives.”
ALI FOREMAN CLAYTON
RIP, Muhammad Ali, “a true champion…of the world!”

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“One of the greatest privileges in life lies in some way, somehow enriching the lives of others.”

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“One of the greatest privileges in life lies in some way, somehow enriching the lives of others.”
“Pure gold!”
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”

picture (above) from

https://www.facebook.com/craig.lock.31

“You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm“.

– Colette

from

http://www.craiglockbooks.com

 

Frank

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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picture from http://www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

 

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“Together, one mind, one life, one small step at a time, let’s inspire the world.”

 

dawn best

 

“The difference between the impossible and possible is merely a measure of man’s (a person’s) will, determination and persistence.”

https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/he-difference-b/

 

 

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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View from the top of Table Mountain with Robben Island in the distance

(where Nelson Mandela, “a true champion of justice, peace and reconciliation” made huge sacrifices being imprisoned all those long years in his pursuit of his cause, his ideals, his dream for a “unified Beloved Country”)
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“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of achievement, totally satisfied in running the greatest race, the race of life – one that ANYONE can run and win.”

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“Having pursued the goals, the dreams set before us and run the race with persistence and endurance, after giving it all. Then one day standing on the summit of life, breathing in the pure sweet oxygen of achievement, totally satisfied in running the greatest race, the race of life – one that ANYONE can run and win.”
and
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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand
DAWN (best)
golden light Mak

 

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” Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. “

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from

https://beyondthezonespirit.wordpress.com/2014/05/26/do-not-go-where-the-path-may-lead-go-instead-where-there-is-no-path-and-leave-a-trail-2/

and

http://www.craiglockbooks.com

“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

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Table Mountain

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from http://www.capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com

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picture from

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

 

“A passion for anything will ensure success, for the desire will point out the means.”

“A passion for anything, any endeavour will ensure success, for the desire will point out the means.”

as inspired by William Hazlett in one of my very first books, ‘Quote, Unquote’

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 “Passion is the driving force that brings us to acting on things that make life worth living.
© Emma Ortega Negrete
Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
~ Franz Kafka
South Africa and motor racing (sorry, m and the boys s and g). What about some balance in your life now , craig
“I don’t want to live a balanced life,  I just want to write.
 from
and
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
golden light Mak

“You CAN, if you THINK you CAN!”

from

http://www.mindmindpower.wordpress.com

https://theformula1mind.wordpress.com/

 

https://formula1mind.wordpress.com/

 

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“If it’s to be…

it’s up to me.”

from

http://www.youcanbeachampion.wordpress.com

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

Table Mountain

picture from

https://itsnotthemountainweconquerbutourselves.wordpress.com/

http://www.capetownphotopicture.wordpress.com

and

http://www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

“You’re not disabled (limited) by your disabilities, you are able (enabled) by your abilities.”

“The biggest disability we often face (and live with) is the limitation(s) we place on ourselves, so rather think ability.”

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do…best.”

from
http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

https://headbraininjury.wordpress.com/2015/12/10/youre-not-disabled-by-your-disabilities-you-are-able-by-your-abilities/

and

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“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”

“Climb those mountains, keep chasing your dreams and then one sunny day catch hold of them, but don’t forget to stop and admire the view along the way.”

from

https://alongwalktopeace.wordpress.com/

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pictures from

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

and

http://www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

“I have no idols, I admire work, dedication and competence !”

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– Ayrton Senna

from

http://www.ayrtonsennadasilva.wordpress.com

http://www.grandprixchampion.wordpress.com

http://www.grandprixdriver.myblog.wordpress.com

and

http://www.youcanbeachampion.wordpress.com

“All our dreams can come true…if we have the desire (burning), determination, dedication, courage, passion, persistence and patience* to pursue them (and it’s often through the very dark places where they may lead)…long enough.”
(“the three ‘d’s’ and pees”)
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials… and become champions in/of their own lives.” 
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Picture above (great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!
web sites:

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.shatteredbrokendreams.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

http://www.climbingmountainsandchasingdreams.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

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