James Arthur Ray quote

"It’s easier to have courage and trust the process when you feel you’re making headway. Mastery is not persistence when you see a light at the end of the tunnel. True mastery is persistence when you don’t yet see the light."

James Arthur Ray

Born: November 22, 1957

Occupation: Motivational speaker

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Buried deep within each of us is a spark of greatness, a spark than can be fanned into flames of passion and achievement. That spark is not outside of you it is born deep within you.

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True wealth is not what you have, it's what you're left with with when all you have is gone.

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The content of your thoughts and personal beliefs can be proven by a single indicator - your current results.

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No one who was normal ever made history.

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The most difficult battle you ever fight is the battle to be unique in a world that will marshal its every force to keep you the same.

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Your business and results are a reflection of you. Your business and results will grow in direct proportion to your own growth.

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There is always a risk to follow your bliss, a price to pursue your passion.

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Often what may appear as a detour in life is actually the most direct and empowering path to your destination.

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Every great teacher who has ever walked the planet has told you that life was meant to be abundant.

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The only competition you will have is the competition between your disciplined and undisciplined mind.

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Terence McKenna

There’s light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is that tunnel is in the back of your mind. And if you don’t go to the back side of your mind you will never see the light at the end of the tunnel....

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John Quinton

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.

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Janet Erskine Stuart

The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to things when you have outlived the first interest, and not yet got the second, which comes with a sort of mastery.

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Mark Twain

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. So many look to eradicate fear from their lives, when that is an impossible task. You can certainly experience moments in absence of...

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Garth Nix

Sometimes it is easier to see the light when you stand partly in the darkness.

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David Lee Roth

The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train.

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Dana Reeve

Just when you think you're coming out and you think, 'OK, I see the light at the end of the tunnel,' then I got this diagnosis.

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Seth Godin

Persistent people are able to visualize the idea of light at the end of the tunnel when others can't see it

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Kyle Maynard

Everybody is going to have a point in their life when they can’t see any brightness at the end of the tunnel…but there always is…you just have to keep on fighting.

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Mariah Carey

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!

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Earl Nightingale

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John Hurt

Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realize that it is going to come to an end at some stage.

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If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way.

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Michel Foucault

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Ron Howard

Humor is unavoidable. It might not feel funny in the moment, but more often than not there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Brian Tracy

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