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Daily Thoughts on GreatnessTM Inspirational Quotes to Realize Your Potential
On Success On Leadership On The Action Habit (and Getting Important Things Done) On Adversity On Strength of Character On Relationships On a Commitment to Excellence On Managing Change On Courage and Fearlessness On the Human Element at Work On Self-Mastery On Learning On Self-Control & Discipline On Goal Setting On Positive Thinking On Risk-Taking On Time Management & Personal Effectiveness On Balance On Excellence as a Lifestyle Choice On Meaning and Philosophy On Enjoying the Journey of Life On the Purpose of Life
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“Success is the satisfaction of feeling that one is realizing one’s ideal.” Anna Pavlova “A great life is nothing more than a series of well lived days strung together like a necklace of pearls.” Robin Sharma “To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.” Robert Louis Stevenson “Sustained happiness comes, not from what we get but from what we give.” Robin Sharma “Never sacrifice happiness for the sake of achievement. The real key to life is to happily achieve.” Robin Sharma “Success, like happiness, cannot be pursued. It must ensue. And it only does so as the unintended side of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself.” Viktor Frankl “It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot “What would do today if you had a deep knowing that it was impossible to fail?” Robin Sharma
“A long, healthy and happy life is the result of making contributions, of having meaningful projects that are personally exciting and contribute to and bless the lives of others.” Hans Selye “The giant key to success is to deal with the challenges of the moment without losing sight of the promises of the future.” Robin Sharma “A reputation for one thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment.” Ernest Bramah “Here is an acronym for sustained success in your career: ABDOV. Always Be Delivering Outrageous Value.” Robin Sharma On Leadership
“The leader of the past knew how to tell, the leader of the future will know how to ask.” Peter Drucker “As CEO, I don’t have all the answers, just the questions.” Malcolm Bricklin, CEO of Visionary Vehicles and automotive revolutionary “Spend some time in silence today. Leader, know thyself. Self-awareness precedes selfmastery.” Robin Sharma
” Motto of the Christopher Society “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.com . leadership is all about adding value to the world and blessing lives through the work you do. At its highest.” Winston Churchill 3 robinsharma..” Jack Welch “The best way to influence your children is to lead by example. It becomes a place of ideas. not a place of position.” Robin Sharma “. It is about connection and influence.” Hellen Keller “Don’t surrender leadership of your life to your moods” Robin Sharma “Leadership is not about executive position or title.I think that ideally that is how a company works.” Robin Sharma “The price of greatness is responsibility..” Robin Sharma “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” Benjamin Disraeli “The person who makes promises to everyone ultimately pleases no one.“Life is too short to be little.
” Robin Sharma “You are far more powerful than you know. Relationship-building is Job #1 for any leader.” James Boswell “Life is fair. Why? Because people will not follow you if they do not trust you. the more effective the leadership. And people will not lend you a hand until you first touch their heart.com .” Dwight D.“The deeper the relationship.” Robin Sharma “He who praises everybody.” Robin Sharma “No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.” Robin Sharma “Leadership is about coaching people around their weaknesses and celebrating their magnificent strengths. praises nobody. The amount of wealth you experience will be a function of how much value you create for others.” Robin Sharma 4 robinsharma. Eisenhower “Leadership strategy must not be driven by a quest for more money but a commitment for greater humanity.
” Anonymous “If you don’t try. no matter what your background is and what your current circumstances are.” Robin Sharma “All it takes is one match to light a forest fire. Where would the world be if the great ones assumed they’d fail?” Robin Sharma “Life is too short to play small.” Robin Sharma “Each day is an opportunity to craft your best life. you have the capacity to take action. This is one of the golden threads of humanity we all have the power to act in a way that will improve the quality of our lives.” Jack Nicklaus 5 robinsharma. you’ll never know.com . Each day brings a chance to choose your greatness. there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work. and no matter how great your natural talent.” Robin Sharma “Confidence is the most important single factor in this game. what you will most regret will be the deeds left undone and the words left unspoken.” Robin Sharma “Remember. Stop assuming a “no”.On The Action Habit (and Getting Important Things Done) “At the end of your life.
” Robin Sharma “Here is a standard that I invite you to hold yourself to: craft a world-class career and live a world-class life. to be in heaven is to steer. Just watch how you begin to live. Always Be Delivering Outrageous Value. the better your choices.“The person who experiences the most wins.” Steve Jobs.” Robin Sharma 6 robinsharma. CEO of Apple Computer “The better your awareness.” Robin Sharma “A secret of greatness is to do the things that make you feel uncomfortable and play out on the jagged edges of your life.” George Bernard Shaw “You can’t win if you don’t even try.” Robin Sharma “To be in hell is to drift.” Robin Sharma “Here is an acronym for sustained success in your career: ABDOV. And as you make better choices. you will see better results.com .” Robin Sharma “Live today as if it were your last.” Robin Sharma “Sometimes the first step is the hardest one.
You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply. but I just begin and it gets done somehow. Never stop getting better.some people contemplate a task until it looms so big. Taking action-no matter how small-sets forces into play that cannot help but produce results.“You are not here to merely make a living.” Robin Sharma 7 robinsharma. and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. Remember The Power of a Start. Rather than trying to do everything. with greater vision. You are here to enrich the world. Keep pushing the envelope and remember that every dream starts off small.” Robin Sharma “On your deathbed. it seems impossible. with a finer spirit of hope and achievement.” Robin Sharma “See your life as a giant adventure.com .” Robin Sharma “There’s nothing really difficult if you only begin .” Woodrow Wilson “A rich life is crafted by those small almost seemingly insignificant daily wins. continuous improvement in the areas that matter most. There would be no coral islands if the first bug sat down and began to wonder how the job was to be done. your greatest regret will come from the risks you did not take and the opportunities you did not seize. this very moment just do something.” Robin Sharma “An extraordinary life is all about daily.” John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) “Nothing happens until you move.
that is strength.” Larry Winget “Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. then you don’t have much going on in your life. What did I get for the biggest failure of my life? I got a stamp and a $20 coin in Canada with my car’s likeness on them. I got my fame and power from the failure of the Bricklin.” Anthony Hopkins “The greater the reward.com . Your struggles develop your strengths.” Robin Sharma 8 robinsharma. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender.” William Saroyan “The only people without any problems are dead.On Adversity “Strength does not come from winning. The pain now is part of the happiness then.” Robin Sharma “The things that people see as failures are often the steps to success. the greater the struggle.” Arnold Schwarzenegger “Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore.” Malcolm Bricklin. only the life I have lived. CEO of Visionary Vehicles and automotive revolutionary “If you don’t have much going wrong with your life.
rather than retreat. but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.” Robin Sharma “I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going.” Aristotle “I truly believe we don’t experience anything without some reason or other.” Robin Sharma “In despair there are the most intense enjoyments.com . of which every man has many . of which all men have some.” Chinese proverb “Reflect upon your present blessings. not because he does not feel them.“The gem cannot be polished without friction. especially when one is very acutely conscious of the hopelessness of one’s position.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky “The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another.not on your past misfortunes.” Sylvester Stallone 9 robinsharma. There’s something in this somewhere…I just think it’s a wonderful world and there’s some plan somewhere and if you’re open.” Charles Dickens “Turn your wounds into wisdom and your stumbling blocks into stepping stones. it’s there. nor man perfected without trials.” Canadian Shirley Macklin shortly after being released from an eight day hijacking nightmare aboard “Failure is the highway to success.
” Russell Crow “To be caring is not a sign of weakness.” Canadian Ophthalmologist Garth Taylor 10 robinsharma. you know.” Robin Sharma “If you want anything to actually change or to move ahead in your life you actually have to do it yourself. you should actually keep dreams and desires inside and let them burn a little bit. you can’t sit there and wait for somebody or talk about what you might want. That’s when I feel beautiful.” Julio Iglesias “Never miss an opportunity to help another human being.” Drew Barrymore “Be the master of your will but the servant of your conscience.” Robin Sharma “I came into this world with nothing and all I’m going to leave with is my conscience. It is a symbol of strength.” John Hays Hammond “When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. You may never get that chance again.” Robin Sharma “Humility is not an imaginary thing.On Strength of Character “Character is the foundation of all worthwhile success. and then they might come true.com .
but for our contribution to the human spirit.” Dale Carnegie “It could take you 30 years to build your reputation and 30 seconds to lose it.” Robin Sharma “A reputation for one thousand years may depend upon the conduct of a single moment.“Be authentic.” John Fitzgerald Kennedy 11 robinsharma.” Ernest Bramah “How big of a game do you play when no one is watching?” Robin Sharma “The humble improve.” Robin Sharma “I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities. too.” Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis “A man’s character is his guardian divinity. Be great. will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics. we.com . That is the quickest and surest way ever discovered to conquer fear.” Robin Sharma “Do the thing you fear to do and just keep on doing it.” Heraclitus “Be the most honest person you know. Be bold.
com . In the beginning a flame.” Jim Morrison 12 robinsharma.letting a person be what he really is. our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals.” Robin Sharma On Relationships “Love is like a friendship caught on fire.” Robin Sharma “People say that you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own. very pretty.“Why shouldn’t punctuality be a moral yardstick? Promptness tells me someone is more likely to be professional. often hot and fierce. deep-burning and unquenchable. That’s what real love amounts to . A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself-and especially to feel. reliable and considerate in our association.” Bruce Lee “Friends can help each other. Absent is the recognition that it’s just as difficult for others to abandon what they’re doing to honor commitments . but still only light and flickering.” Goethe “Let more of your light shine.but they do. Or. respectful.soon. not feel.. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them.. Angelina Jolie “Personal responsibility is a hallmark of greatness. As love grows older. a character in the world’s torrent.” Eve Glicksman in the San Francisico Examiner “A talent is formed in stillness. the ‘I matter more’ attitude [of habitual latecomers] betrays a cavalier attitude that is hard to ignore.
You’re now a giver instead of a taker.” Robin Sharma “I once read that in any good marriage. Before you know it they’ll be gone.“Who you will be one year from now will be greatly influenced by the conversations you have and the people you associate with.” Robin Sharma “Real love is when you become selfless and you are more concerned about your mate’s or children’s egos than your own. or who you are or where you live.” Chinese Proverb “No one on their deathbed ever regretted being the most loving person they knew. there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.” Robin Sharma 13 robinsharma.” Julia Roberts “You only have a small window of opportunity to be a developer and a champion of your children.com . and it doesn’t matter what you do. We take it in turns to be either.” Meryl Streep “I believe that two people are connected at the heart.” Robin Sharma “A little bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.” Sylvester Stallone “Treat everyone you meet as if they might die tomorrow. one partner is the gardener and the other is the garden.
be interested. be interested.” Robin Sharma “The valuable person in any business is the individual who can and will cooperate with others.com .” Robin Sharma “Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and help them become what they are capable of being.” Goethe 14 robinsharma.“Don’t be interesting . If you want to meet interesting people.” Designer Paul Frank “You become who you have lunch with.” Jim Collins “When you hang around creative people. If you want to have an interesting dinner conversation. be interested. be interested in the people you meet. We’ve got to learn to live together as brothers or we’ll perish as fools.” Robin Sharma “We have made the world a neighborhood through our scientific genius.” Martin Luther King Jr. If you want to have interesting things to write. “Laughter is a great connector of human hearts. you realize there are other ways to express yourself without knocking over someone on the football field.” Elbert Hubbard “Most people wear their social masks at work and then go home to be human. and now through our moral commitment we must make of it a brotherhood.
” Carl Jung On a Commitment to Excellence “Attention makes the genius. science and skill depend upon it. I shall not live in vain. Your outer struggles reflect your inner ones. taste is useless and the beauties of literature unobserved. Without it.” Mother Teresa “If I can stop one heart from breaking.” Robin Sharma “Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Newton traced his great discoveries to it. All learning.” Robert Willmott. heals disease.com . carries on the business of the world. fancy. 19th Century English author 15 robinsharma.“Good things happen to good people. It builds bridges.” Gandhi “Life is a mirror.” Emily Dickinson “Business is all about relationships and the consistent building of trust.” Robin Sharma “Three fourths of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world will disappear if we step into the shoes of our adversaries and understand their standpoint. opens new worlds.” Robin Sharma “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
I write of the entry-level worker who goes the extra mile for every customer though most show no appreciation because he knows in his heart this is the right thing to do.” Robin Sharma “It doesn’t particularly impress me when someone shows a commitment to excellence when things are easy. You can do whatever you really love to do. to manifest and polish your highest talents and become the person you are destined to be. Your personal habits must reflect your commitment to excellence and your thoughts must reflect a commitment to excellence.” Robin Sharma “Gandhi said ‘One cannot do right in one area of life whilst he is occupied in doing wrong in another.“Creativity is all about seeing what everybody else is seeing and thinking what nobody else is thinking.” Ryan Gosling “Being an elite performer on the playing field of life is not about being perfect. it is about cultivating a mental focus towards mastery in every area of your life. It is about committing yourself. I think of the business executive who rises at 5 am on a cold winter’s day and leaves the comfort of his warm bed to exercise before a day packed with obligations because this was a quiet promise he made to himself. Your physique must reflect your commitment to excellence. Rather. Such acts impress me. from the core of your heart. life is one indivisible whole.it must be reflected in everything you do.’ This point of wisdom is profound.com . no matter what it is. I refer to the mother who makes the time to read for an hour after a full day of work and an evening caring for her children. Your diet must reflect your commitment to excellence.” Robin Sharma “The secret of innovation is to see what all see but think what none think.” Robin Sharma 16 robinsharma. A commitment to excellence is not just reserved for a few select areas of your life . What impresses and moves me are those brave souls who do great things when times are challenging.” Robin Sharma “I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself.
no matter what the situation.” Robin Sharma “Resolve never to quit.” Andrew Carnegie “Today.“Mastery in work and in life is about committing yourself to being excellent in everything you do.” Robin Sharma “Failure is the price of ambition. make the decision to be one of the best in the world at what you do.” Jack Nicklaus “There can be no happiness if your daily commitments are misaligned with your deepest convictions. and I’m there now. Do you practice excellence in your most private moments?” Robin Sharma “Young man.” George Clooney “There will never be a better time to make a heart felt decision to live your biggest life. no matter how small and no matter if no one is watching.” Robin Sharma “You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark. never to give up.” Robin Sharma “Most people give up just before reaching their greatest win.com .” Robin Sharma 17 robinsharma. make your name worth something.
” Marcus Aurelius “It is in changing that things find purpose.” Colin Baden. and get used to thinking that there is nothing Nature loves so well as to change existing forms and make new ones like them. “Observe always that everything is the result of change.com .” Heraclitus “The only thing you can expect from life is the unexpected. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say. here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.” Martin Luther King Jr.” George Bernard Shaw 18 robinsharma. Oakley Inc. You have a duty to shine. “With big gifts come great responsibilities.” Robin Sharma On Managing Change “If you’re doing something a certain way because it’s always been done that way. he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted.” Robin Sharma “Progress is impossible without change. and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. VP Design. then you’re probably doing it wrong.“If a man is called to be a street sweeper. or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
” David Ogilvy “Embrace your fears. Aim for the company of immortals.” Donny Deutsch 19 robinsharma..On Courage and Fearlessness “Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. not absence of fear. Aim out of the ballpark.” Robin Sharma “Courage is resistance to fear.” Sister Elizabeth Kenny “The place where your greatest fears live is also the place where your greatest growth lies..” Robin Sharma “It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life. Why would you not visit that place?” Robin Sharma “Be unafraid of failure if it will produce excellence. They are the gateways to your growth. Don’t sell out.com .” Mark Twain “The fears you don’t face become your prison bars. mastery of fear.” Christopher Reeve “Don’t bunt.
Dee Hock.” Robin Sharma On the Human Element at Work “My first boss . judgments. Hug your monsters. and if they can’t find them. Verizon “Business isn’t about wearing suits or pleasing stockholders.the idea of community. of their character.“He who loses wealth loses much.” Richard Branson. make them. he said: “I wanted to see if you were worth it. your ideas and focusing on the essentials.com .he was the building superintendent and I was a janitor . It’s about being true to yourself. very basic idea . CEO.watched me sweep floors and wash walls for almost a year before he mentioned that I could get tuition for college if I got a job with the phone company.” Ivan Seidenberg. An extraordinary life will follow. They can be no more or less than the sum of the beliefs of the people drawn to them.” George Bernard Shaw “Your fears are nothing more than your growth coming to get you. Run towards your fears. When I asked him why he’d waited so long. acts and efforts.” Miguel de Cervantes “Don’t run away from your fears.” Robin Sharma “The people that get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want. founder of VISA 20 robinsharma. he who loses a friend loses more. but he that loses his courage loses all. Chairman of Virgin “All organizations are merely conceptual embodiments of a very old.
confidently advancing along the path of enlightenment towards your destiny.” Meryl Streep “Rather than spending all your time trying to do great things. an explorer on the path of life.” Goethe “Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life.On Self-Mastery “Before you can do something you must be something. spend more time trying to be a great person. too.” John Dryden “Nothing happens unless first a dream.” Carl Sandburg 21 robinsharma.” Ashley Montagu “The delights of self-discovery are always available. and then our habits make us.” Robin Sharma “The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.com . That is the secret to doing great things. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else. Don’t lose sight of the things that are truly vital in your life.” Robin Sharma “We first make our habits.” Gail Sheehy “Start to see yourself for who you really are: a traveler.
. bringing new meaning..... where as I attempt to become more simple and uncomplicated everyday. you must care for yourself.com .“I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by a conscious endeavor.” Robin Sharma “Frequent encounters with danger are a part of life. it won’t come out your horn. Before you can care for others. instilling in you a profound awareness of life. Spend time with your dreams daily. and richness. If you don’t live it.” Jazz legend Charlie Parker 22 robinsharma. your thoughts.” Henry David Thoreau “Mankind’s common instinct for reality has always held the world to be essentially a theatre for heroism. making you inwardly strong.” Glasgow “Most people try to know more to become more clever every day.” William James “The greatest people who have walked the planet before us were those who held the biggest dreams..” I Ching “No life is so hard that one can’t make it easier by the way one accepts it.” Zen expression “The most satisfied and enlightened people realize that successful and dynamic living starts from within. your wisdom.” Robin Sharma “Music is your own experience.
com .” Thomas Fuller “True joy is serene.“He who knows others is wise.the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” Socrates “The wise man will always reflect concerning the quality not the quantity of life.” Lao-Tzu “All things are difficult before they are easy. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self. The seat of it is within and there is no cheerfulness like the resolution of a brave mind not to be elevated or dejected with good or ill fortune. He who knows himself is enlightened.” Seneca “Before you can come to know your purpose.” Napoleon Hill “You can’t do good until you feel good.” Seneca “Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul .” Robin Sharma “There is nothing noble in being superior to others. you must come to know yourself.” Indian saying 23 robinsharma. Success begins within.” Robin Sharma “We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Fletchers bend arrows.” Buddha “Clarity precedes mastery and the best among us know their goals and missions intimately. Wise men fashion themselves.” Robin Sharma On Learning “Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul.” Abraham Maslow “Carpenters bend wood. Let thy cases and shelves be thy pleasure grounds and gardens.com .” German saying “A key trait of greatness is to never lose your lust for learning.” Robin Sharma “Make thy books thy companions.” Robin Sharma “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves” Sir Edmund Hillary “We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.” Judah ibn-Tibbon 24 robinsharma.“To make others feel really good about themselves. you must first feel really good about yourself.
you conquer the world.com . labor exploitation and disease. provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty.” Theodore Parker “If you conquer your mind. skills.” Jimmy Hendrix On Self-Control & Discipline “One golden key to a life of excellence and achievement is to stop doing what is convenient and to start doing what is right.” Emerson “It’s only through listening that you learn.” Indian Proverb “There is no knowledge that is not power. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading: but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought. and confidence to reach their full potential. and given them the knowledge.” Audrey Hepburn “Knowledge speaks.“The books that help you the most are those that make you think the most. but wisdom listens.” Robin Sharma 25 robinsharma.” Drew Barrymore “A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation. and I never want to stop learning. deep freighted with truth and beauty.
com . the easier life will be on you. for the hardest victory is victory over self.” Robin Sharma “I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies.000 kicks once.” Robin Sharma 26 robinsharma. It’s really up to you. were not attained by sudden flight. life will act on you.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “The tougher you are on yourself.“I fear not the man who has practiced 10.” Robin Sharma On Goal Setting “Never forget the power of a single day. were toiling upward in the night.” Aristotle “The heights by great men reached and kept.” Harry Emerson Fosdick “You can live your life by chance or by choice.” Bruce Lee “If you don’t act on life. dedicated and disciplined.000 times. but they. Today is the day you can make a choice to live your best life. but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10.” Robin Sharma “No life ever grows great until it is focused. while their companions slept.
These clear goals will give you focal points on which you can govern your actions and provide you with a clear outline for your day. one which sometimes seemed impossible. If you think it’s going to rain. Set specific goals as to what you will accomplish.” Robin Sharma “My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. not it’s cause. in doing so.” Jack Nicklaus “All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim. forge ahead.“Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of healthy self-esteem.com . If something doesn’t come up the way you want. it will. have fixed their gaze on a goal that was high.” Clint Eastwood 27 robinsharma.” Charles Kettering “Goals are beacons of hope.” Nathaniel Brandon “Either you set your goals and.” Robin Sharma “My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset.” Robin Sharma On Positive Thinking “I don’t believe in pessimism. have your life governed by choice or you do nothing and gave your life governed by chance.” Orison Swett Marden “The first fifteen minutes of your day should be spent planning your day.
” Claude Bristol “Everyday is a new dawn to the wise human being.” Miriam Schiff “Undoubtedly. the stronger it grows. or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.” Robin Sharma “On the human chessboard.” Helen Keller “I wept because I had no shoes until I saw a man who had no feet.” Robin Sharma “Every year of my life. you can do it. we become what we envisage. all moves are possible.com .” Robin Sharma “The mind is the limit.the more you feed it. I grow more convinced that it is wisest and best to fix our attention on the beautiful and the good and dwell as little as possible on the evil and false. as long as you really believe 100 percent. The quality of your life is influenced by the quality of your thoughts. Scarce thoughts create a life of scarcity. or sailed to an uncharted land.“Life management begins with mind management. Thoughts of abundance lead to abundant circumstances.” Ancient Persian saying “A negative thought is like an embryo . Your thoughts do form your world.” 28 robinsharma. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something.” Arnold Schwarzenegger “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars.
by the ears. but they’re the only things that you can truly call your own. or any other way you can manage.” Thomas Bailey Aldrich “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet. I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge. by the heels.” Robin Sharma On Risk-Taking “You’re not the only one who’s made mistakes.Cecil “Drag your thoughts away from your troubles .” Gandhi “When I examine myself and my methods of thought. It’s the healthiest thing a body can do.” Mark Twain “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” Epictetus “A man is known by the company his mind keeps. take the risk.” Albert Einstein “The thoughts you are thinking today are creating the life you will be leading tomorrow. Joyce Brothers 29 robinsharma.com .” Dr.” Billy Joel “I think we should follow one simple rule: if we can take the worst.
com .” Lisa Kudrow “If a man does not keep pace with his companions. loved and loathed. Let him step to the music he hears.” Madonna “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Neale Donald Walsch “The timid person. The greatest risk is not taking risks. will remain on the shore while the daring swimmer will dive deep and score all the pearls.“I’ve been popular and unpopular.” Dad “To live greatly. Therefore.” Henry David Thoreau “There is the risk you cannot afford to take and there is the risk you cannot afford not to take. and I know how meaningless it all is.” Robin Sharma 30 robinsharma. If you only take small risks. however measured or far away.” Peter Drucker “Run towards the things that make you uncomfortable daily. I feel free to take whatever risks I want. you are only entitled to a small life. perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. afraid to be drowned. successful and unsuccessful.” Robin Sharma “I’ve learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn’t end. I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving. you must risk greatly.
Commit to the Vital Few.” Robin Sharma “The person who strives to do everything accomplishes nothing.” Seneca “Focus on the worthy.” Robin Sharma “Stop working harder.” Peter Drucker “The things that get scheduled are things that get done. Start living smarter.” James Allen “Elite performers on the playing field of life focus on the worthy (and say no to the unimportant). and acting as though there would be no end to them. Spend the remaining hours of your life only on those activities that will yield the highest return on investment.” Robin Sharma “We are always complaining that our days are few.” Robin Sharma “It is useless to desire more time if you are already wasting what little you have.On Time Management & Personal Effectiveness “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Concentrate on the essentials.” Robin Sharma 31 robinsharma.com .
” Robin Sharma “Extraordinary human beings spend more time in reflection and introspection than those who live ordinary lives. before anything else. his accountant and his golf partner. I’ve yet to see an obituary that says.” Robin Sharma “My family is the most important thing in the world to me.com . Life gives you who you are.” Robin Sharma “Reflection is the mother of wisdom.” Robin Sharma “Making the time to care for yourself is not a selfish act.” Robin Sharma “Put your family first. it’s a selfless one that will positively impact all those around you.” Robin Sharma 32 robinsharma. “He died peacefully surrounded by his stockbroker. What’s the point of being the richest person in the cemetery?” Robin Sharma “Life doesn’t give you what you want. Be thoughtful.” Dennis Quaid “Care for your health.On Balance “Your health is your wealth.
you will discover that the things you now perceive to be the big things in your life will be seen as little things and all those things that your now believe to be the little things.” Robin Sharma On Excellence as a Lifestyle Choice “I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and to read the other. you will realize.” Robin Sharma.” Robin Sharma “If you don’t make time for exercise. you’ll probably have to make time for illness.” Bruce Springsteen “Happiness is the offspring of concentrated action.“Without the rich heart. in Timeless Wisdom for Self-Mastery “When one door closes another opens.” Seneca “When it comes to luck.” Chinese Proverb “I promise you this: at the end of your days. were really the big things.” Alexander Graham Bell 33 robinsharma. But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.com . Excellence is achieved through the progressive realization of incremental goals along the path of your life’s mission.” Emerson “Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come. wealth is an ugly beggar. you make your own.
” Robin Sharma “If you would hit the mark.” Albert Einstein “Happiness is the fullest use of one’s powers along lines of excellence.” Louisa May Alco “Life is short.com .” Helen Keller “You cannot have what you want if you are content to remain what you are.” John F. believe in them and try to follow them.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. Play big.” Robin Sharma “Life’s like a play: it’s not the length but the excellence of the acting that matters. I may not reach them. Kennedy “What would the little child who you used to be think of the human being that you have now become?” Robin Sharma “I long to accomplish a great and noble task. you must aim a little above it.“Try not to become a man of success but rather a man of value.” Seneca 34 robinsharma. but I can look up and see their beauty. but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
On Meaning and Philosophy “Don’t think. my soul expands in the worship of the Creator. What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for. feel! It is like a finger pointing away to the moon.” Walt Burnett “There are only four questions of value in life. Don Octavio. They must be felt with the heart.” Robin Sharma “Enthusiasm signifies God in us.com .” Johnny Depp ‘Don Juan de Marco’ “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. Don’t concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.” Madame De Stae “When I admire the wonder of a sunset or the beauty of the moon.” Gandhi 35 robinsharma. and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same: only love. the source of all intelligence and wisdom. the impulse in him that makes him break his bonds with lesser things and frees him for greater possibility.” Helen Keller “Your creativity comes from the universal source of all creation.” Bruce Lee “Adventure is a human need. We recognize it as the daring thing which makes us bigger than our usual selves. Adventure is the curiosity of man to see the other side of the mountain.
Don’t destroy your peace of mind by looking back.com .” Robin Sharma 36 robinsharma. but no matter where we go. Don’t waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. you have not lived today. start living every day as if it was your last.” Gandhi “Simplify your life. no one will take you seriously.” Henry David Thoreau “If you take yourself too seriously. enjoy the present.” Johnny Depp “If you have not laughed today.” Robin Sharma “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?” Satchell Paige “If you want to put far more living in your life. worrying about the past.” Robin Sharma “There is more to life than increasing its speed.On Enjoying the Journey of Life “We all take different paths in life. Don’t burden yourself with possessions. Live in the present. we take a little of each other everywhere.” Tim McGraw “I think the thing to do is to enjoy the ride while you’re on it.
” V. Don’t fret about copping life’s grand awards. greyhaired and wrinkled. A kiss behind the ear.” Robin Sharma On the Purpose of Life “One of the saddest experiences which can come to a human being is to awaken. Cold beer. Tonys.W.” Robin Sharma “Each day. It is sort of a splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment. An empty parking space. Oscars. There are plenty for all of us. Emmys.” Author Unknown “Enjoying the journey of life is the goal of life. A pat on the back. to the fact that all through the years he has been using only a small part of himself. A glorious sunset. and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. A great meal. near the close of an unproductive career. and the living of it. A full moon. has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness. A crackling ire.G. Burrows 37 robinsharma.” May Sarton “Life’s greatest pleasures are life’s smallest ones. The Pulitzer.” George Bernard Shaw “One must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind him to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery. Hot soup.“Life is no brief candle for me.” H. Wells “Most of us miss out on life’s big prizes. A four-pound bass. But we’re all eligible for life’s small pleasures. Enjoy its tiny delights.com . The Nobel.
As one father told his son: be ashamed to die until you have scored a victory for mankind.“I don’t know what your destiny will be but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” Henry Moore sculptor “Give yourself permission to follow your mission.” Robin Sharma “Alas for those that never sing but die with all their music within them.it must be something you cannot possibly do.” Albert Schweitzer “The secret of life is to have a task…something you bring everything to…and the most important thing is . Live for something greater.” Robin Sharma 38 robinsharma. And.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Spring has past Summer has gone Winter is here And the song that I meant to sing Is still unsung I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument Sanskrit Saying “The purpose of life is to manifest your talents in pursuit of a worthy ideal.” From a Greek saying “Stand for something higher.com . to have an incredibly fun time. Take pains to become extraordinary.
Remember.” Indian Proverb 39 robinsharma.a mission for which he is uniquely qualified. That special opportunity.” Winston Churchill “Most of us dread finding out when we come to die that we have never really lived.” Dad “When you were born. In that moment.” Robin Sharma “Seek earnestly and you will find. he finds his greatness. a moment for which that person was born. will fulfill his mission . The old saying ‘He who gathers the most toys wins’ needs to be replaced with ‘He who serves the most prospers’. Live your life in such a way that. when you die.“There comes a special moment in everyone’s life. either write things worth reading or do things worth writing.” Robin Sharma “If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten. happiness is the by-product of a life spent adding value to other people’s lives.” Thoreau “The key to a great life lies in shifting your focus from accumulation to contribution. when he seizes it.” Ben Franklin “The secret of passion can be stated in a word: purpose.com . the world rejoiced while you cried. the world cries while you rejoice.
we must supply our own light. Robin Sharma “Blessed is he who has found his work.” Buddha “The goal of life is not to self-improve but to self-remember.” Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley “If a man hasn’t discovered something that he would die for.” Robin Sharma “The very meaningless of life forces man to create his own meanings.a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. speech in Detroit.“As you live your day.each day is your life in miniature. we can always choose how we will live. so you live your life .” Thomas Carlyle (nineteenth century English essayist) “While we cannot choose how we will die. filmmaker “Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart give yourself to it.. June 23. born in the am and dies in the pm. 1963 40 robinsharma.” Robin Sharma “Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose .” Martin Luther King Jr.” Robin Sharma “Most people don’t discover how to live until it’s time to die. he isn’t fit to live. However vast the darkness.” Stanley Kubrick.com .
his mind with purpose. or bury my face in my pillow. his future with hope.” Robin Sharma “One day I shall dig my nails into the earth. his memory with useful knowledge. or raise my hands to the sky and want. And then donate yourself to that mission. and when you find it.” Friedrich Nietzche “At the end of your life only two things will matter: the gifts that you realized and the people that you helped.” Robin Sharma “To make a man happy. Crane “The true source of happiness is to live for something bigger than yourself.” Mary Jean Iron “Only you can make your dreams come true.“A timeless lesson for a deeply fulfilling life is to discover your calling. or stretch myself taught. Rockefeller III 41 robinsharma.” Robin Sharma “The road to happiness lies in two simple principles: find what it is that interests you and that you can do well. John D. more than all the world. He should cease letting his existence be a thoughtless accident. and his stomach with food.” Robin Sharma “Man’s task is simple.com .every bit of energy and ambition and natural ability you have. his heart with affection. put your whole soul into it . that special work or consuming occupation that fully engages your special talents with your passion. your return. fill his hands with work. Frederick E.
com .and lo and behold I discovered that Duty can be Joy. Be one of those people who really live.” Robin Sharma 42 robinsharma. passion and wonder. It is. and then I awoke and realized that life was Duty. to be responsible. and then I went to work . I think the purpose of life is to be useful.” Robin Sharma “I slept and dreamt that life was Joy. to stand for something. to be compassionate. to be honorable.” Leo C. Rosten “Let your life stand for possibility. there must be great passion.” Robin Sharma “I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be “happy”. above all.” Rabindranth Tagore “Before there can be great achievement. to have made some difference that you lived at all.“We will all die eventually. to matter: to count.
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