For my son Kevin — Inspirational ‘Get Off Your Ass’ Quotes

Inspirational ‘Get Off Your Ass’ Quotes

My son Kevin is now in his 5th week of military basic training. They call it ‘Beast Week’ — it is supposedly the most challenging week.

When I went through basic training (Army, July 1974 — hotter than hell!) every week seemed challenging to me … but then, I have always felt challenged.

Kevin will do well. He is smart, smart, smart … but not to be confused with the Ever Ready Bunny!

BEAST WEEK inspirational quotes that I sent to my son.

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
— Dr. Seuss

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“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”
— Unknown

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“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
— Will Rogers

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“Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.”
— Tom Lehrer

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“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
— Roger Staubach

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“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.”
— Unknown

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