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H.Res. 308 (107th): Supporting the goals of a National Motivation and Inspiration Day.

The text of the resolution below is as of Dec 18, 2001 (Passed the House).


H. Res. 308

In the House of Representatives, U.S.,

December 18, 2001.

Whereas motivation and inspiration have played important roles in the greatest achievements of civilized society and are characteristics common to all great leaders;

Whereas both children and adults need motivation and inspiration in order to achieve success and happiness in their lives;

Whereas the inspiration to define goals at school, home, and work and the motivation to achieve those goals is critical to achieving success and happiness;

Whereas all children and young adults need mentors to inspire them to achieve their goals and to motivate them to direct their energies toward positive and constructive activities and goals;

Whereas adults who mentor children and young adults become inspired and motivated themselves;

Whereas a renewed focus on motivation and inspiration is particularly important in the wake of the tragedies of September 11, 2001;

Whereas the beginning of the year is often a time of reflection, planning, and goal setting;

Whereas the establishment of a National Motivation and Inspiration Day would provide an opportunity for the people of the United States to focus on the importance of maintaining motivation and inspiration in their lives; and

Whereas prominent citizens of Long Island, New York, are attempting to establish January 2 as National Motivation and Inspiration Day: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved, That the House of Representatives supports the goals of a National Motivation and Inspiration Day.