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