Motivational Quotes

Return to Top Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows that it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better start running.
-- African Proverb --

We're fascinated by speed and frustrated by slow
-- Dan Kennedy --

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday
-- Abraham Lincoln --

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
-- Howard Aiken --

In about the same degree as you are helpful, you will be happy.
-- Karl Reiland --

You gotta have goals!
-- Zig Ziglar --

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
-- Les Brown --

You'll never leave where you are, until you decide where you d rather be.
-- Robert Brockman --

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
-- Louis Pasteur --

Effective people are not problem-minded; they're opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
-- Dr. Stephen Covey --

Having lost sight of our objectives, we redoubled our efforts.

-- Pogo --

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
-- Aristotle --

Stop selling. Start helping.
-- Zig Ziglar --

Numbers have a way of taking a man by the hand and leading him down the path of reason.
-- Pythagoras --

You can't get different results by doing things the same way.
-- Richard A. Moran --

Telling ain t teaching and listening ain t learning.
-- Bob Barkley --

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
-- Bertrand Russell --

Shallow men believe in luck, believe in circumstances. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson --

What isn't tried . . . won't work.
-- Claude McDonald --

You can get everything you want in life, if you just help enough other people get what they want.
-- Zig Ziglar --

Make people feel like winners.
-- Michael LeBoeuf --

Attitude is everything.
-- Phillip Crosby --

Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
-- Abigail Adams --

The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men -- the man he is and the man he wants to be.

-- William Feather --

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
-- Napoleon Hill --

Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
-- Jim Rohn --

Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.
-- Winston Churchill --

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be lighted.
-- Plutarch --

It takes great courage to faithfully follow what we know is true.
-- Sara E Anderson --

Open your mind and learn to see.
-- Robert Hege --

In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope.
-- Charles Revson --

Authentic marketing is not the art of selling what you make but knowing what to make.
-- Philip Kotler --

In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss -- and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.
-- John Romero --

If the circus is coming to town and you paint a sign saying 'Circus Coming to the Fairground Saturday,' that's advertising. If you put the sign on the back of an elephant and walk it into town, that's promotion. If the elephant walks through the mayor's flower bed, that's publicity. And if you get the mayor to laugh about it, that's public relations.

helps business. -. -. Only you can stop you.Philip Dusenberry -- What helps people.Abraham Lincoln -- The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. The first. that's sales.Jeffrey Gitomer -- Human beings have the remarkable ability to turn nothing into something. -.Jim Rohn -- If you have great ideas and no confidence to share them.Doug Firebaugh -- Obstacles can't stop you. -. explain how much fun they'll have spending money at the booths. Most of all other people can't stop you.Mark Victor Hansen -- Our plans miscarry if they have no aim. you will not get credit for having them. -.If the town's citizens go the circus. of course.Leo Burnett -- Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow. -. . is ransom notes. you show them the many entertainment booths. -.Unknown -- I have always believed that writing advertisements is the second most profitable form of writing.Patricia Fripp -- Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. answer their questions and ultimately. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for. They can turn weeds into gardens and pennies into fortunes. Problems can't stop you. -. -. they spend a lot of money at the circus.Winston Churchill -- Ninety percent of the success of any product or service is its promotion and marketing. -. wind is the right wind. In the middle of difficulty lies Opportunity. From discord. -. -.Nido Qubein -- Every great leap forward in your life comes after you have made a clear decision of some kind. and devote yourself unreservedly to it. once you know that.Brian Tracy -- If someone is going down the wrong road. -. determined action.Seneca -- If you procrastinate when faced with a big difficult problem. find Harmony. -.Brian Tracy -- The path to success is to take massive.Robert Collier -- Above all be of single aim. -.Anthony Robbins -- Out of clutter. -. and handle one part at a time. -. break the problem into parts.James Allen -- All lasting wealth comes from enriching others in some way. he doesn't need motivation to speed him up.Albert Einstein -- Opportunity is infinite.Jim Rohn -- Ignore people who tell you 'you can't' or try to discourage you. find Simplicity.Mark Victor Hansen -- When a goal matters enough to a person. that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible. -.Jeffrey Gitomer -- . -. he needs education to turn him around. have a legitimate and useful purpose. -. opportunity is omni-existent.

-.Nido Qubein -- .Harold S. not a lack of knowledge.Claude M.Brian Tracy -- You don't have to be great to get started. never-ending process. the freer you are. -.Vincent T. -. -. -. 'What's in it for me?' -.Mark Victor Hansen -- You can accomplish virtually anything if you want it badly enough and if you are willing to work long enough and hard enough. Bristol -- Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. Geneen -- Make education a continuing. Unsuccessful people are always asking. -.Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.Brian Tracy -- Goals are a preview of future events and experiences in your life. but you have to get started to be great.Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Free enterprise means that the more enterprising you are.Mark Victor Hansen -- The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength. -.Edward Simmons -- Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Lombardi -- It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles. -. -. but rather a lack of will.Les Brown -- The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right. -.

No advertising page is big enough to sell two ideas.some small dose at a time. -.George Washington Carver -- It is not your customer's job to remember you. -. and maintain control of the conversation.Oliver Wendell Holmes -- 99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. -. your old thinking. -. -. celebrate opening a relationship.Jim Rohn -- One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes.John Henry Patterson -- Take action every day . another for 30 days.' -. your old self image.Bob Burg -- Income seldom exceeds personal development.Jeffrey Gitomer -- Something must die in order to grow .Edward B. 'All things being equal. like and trust. Never returns to its original dimensions.Doug Firebaugh -- Ask questions to gain. You can't direct anyone toward a purchase that's good for them until you get them to tell you what they want. but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.Tom Hopkins -- Don't celebrate closing a sale. -. It is your obligation and responsibility .Harvey Mackay -- A mind once expanded by a new idea. your old life must be weeded out for the seeds of success to grow. people will do business with. -. -. Butler -- People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be. -. those people they know. -. and refer business to.your old habits.Patricia Fripp -- Internalize the Golden Rule of sales that says.

Patricia Fripp -- Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow. -. Put your time. -. take action. Means -- You'll never make it to the next level by holding on to the first. get started. move.Rod St. effort and money into training. -. your life. -.Anonymous -- Your make sure they don't have the chance to forget you. Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.Mark Victor Hansen -- The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch. -.continually growing and changing -are your personal capital. mental and intellectual resources -.Doug Firebaugh -- There is no reward without work being expended. -. What are your goals? -.Hilaire -- You cannot succeed by yourself.Patricia Fripp -- Give a man a fish and he eats for one day. When you do the whole world improves. your relationships. and encouraging your greatest asset.George R. your finances and your health. -. to do what you want to do. It's hard to find a rich hermit.Brian Tracy -- You do what you have to do.Tom Hopkins -- Improve your business.Brian Tracy -- No one daydreams of being a failure . -.Jim Rohn -- Failing to plan means planning to fail. -. -.Brian Tracy -- You are your greatest asset. -. grooming.

-.Steve James -- There are those who SEE an opportunity And then there are those who SEIZE an opportunity -. takes much longer. -. failure quickly becomes their reality. The completely obvious. Not what we want to give them. -. There are no limits for those with expectant attitudes.Phillip Crosby -- Action stems from having dreams that are bigger than your fears. and never wake up to do anything about it.B.Edward R.Brian G. -. Jett -- To satisfy our customers' needs.Michael Lopez -- The secret of success is hidden in your daily routine. -.Jody Victor -- The obscure we eventually see. the chance will only make him ridiculous. -. Murrow -- Good things only happen when planned. Matthews -- The Past is like a river flowing out of sight. it seems. we'll give them what they want. -. -. -.J. show me! -.but for those who only dream of success. A great occasion is worth to man exactly what his preparation enables him to make of it.Terry Litwiller -- Don't tell me how good you are.Joanie Warren -- Unless a person has trained himself for his chance.Author Unknown -- Winners choose the highest summits and see the sun prior to cresting them. Bad things happen on their own. The Future is an ocean filled with opportunity and delight.Anna Hoxie -- .

Jeremy Monnin -- An individual who is active in higher learning. It applies to the rest of my life. Meyer -- The only competition you will ever have is the competition between your disciplined and undisciplined mind.Anonymous -- Motivational Quotes And Quotations . Honor has been the reward for what he gave. -.The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight But they while their companions slept Were toiling upwards in the night. -. -.Author Unknown -- Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the 1st steps to succeeding.Paul J. -. It only annoys the pig and you get covered with mud in the attempt. Be on the outlook for business -.Bob Nelson -- You should never try to teach a pig to sing. Ray -- The price of your merchandise is nothing more than a temporary estimate of what the customer is willing to spend -.Longfellow -- Don't get discouraged.James A. -. too. Soon becomes an individual active in higher earning.Michael Gulliver -- No person was ever honored for what he received. It's usually the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.Author Unknown -- Forget about the business outlook.Author Unknown -- I've learned one thing during my time on the soccer fields: It's amazing how fast you can run And the things you can do when you have a goal in mind. -. -. -.

basketball player Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas. you will probably do your best even if your best does not justify you feeling good! John Watson I believe that education is all about being excited about something. editor If you feel good. GREAT things happen. Maxwell Maltz. Norman Cousins. Steve Irwin Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. Author Do something every day that you don't want to do. Mike Litman The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. to take a calculated risk and to act. this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain. Dr. But I can't accept not trying. Michael Jordan. Poet I can accept failure -.everyone fails at something. This power becomes available to you just as soon as you can change your beliefs. Dr.You are younger today than you will ever be again. Make use of it for the sake of tomorrow. Mark Twain When we TAKE ACTION on what we learn. but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas. Maxwell Maltz . William Wordsworth 1770-1850. Seeing passion and enthusiasm helps push an educational message.

determined effort.My greatest point is my persistence. talented. There is nothing enlightening about shrinking so that others won't feel unsure around you. our presence automatically liberates others. . I nevër give up in a match. Tracy Brinkmann What I do is prepare myself until I know I can do what I have to do. fabulous?' Actually who are you NOT to be? Your playing small does not serve the world. Björn Borg. we unconciously give others permission to do the same. Nelson Mandela Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning. As we let our own light shine. not our darkness. We ask ourselves. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many socalled irretrievable defeats into victories. gorgeous. However down I am. 'who am I to be brilliant. I fight until the last ball. Winston Churchill A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our world. As we are liberated from our own fear. Swedish Tennis Player It is our light. that most frightens us. Earl Nightingale Resistance and obstacles crumble under the relentless pressure of constant. it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before we changed.

" I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have .Joe Namath Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline. Theodore Roosevelt. Robert Collier It is very rare that you meet with obstacles in this world (that) the humblest man has not the faculties to surmount. He done his damnedest. Henry David Thoreau. 33rd US president All our dreams can come true. Walt Disney Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. The Message of a Master by John McDonald "A dream is just a dream. It says: "Here lies Jack Williams. Arizona . if we have the courage to pursue them." Harvey Mackay I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone . That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do. philosopher The cause of the confusion prevailing in your mind that weakens your thoughts is the false belief that there is a power or powers outside you greater than the power within you. 26th US president . Harry Truman.

And you don't have to listen.C. Clint Eastwood. never give up Joe Clayton I expect to pass through this world but once. if you don't have a goal you're not playing football. let me do it now. Actor and Director Remember. If something doesn't come up the way you want. . for I shall not pass this way again. Any good therefore that I can do. sweeps away all obstacles. Nike Advertisement PF . it will. Confucius (Chinese Philosopher) 551-479 B. Carrie Fisher Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. Peter Drucker. management consultant I don't believe in pessimism. forge ahead. Geoff Thompson I hear and I forget.The only one who can tell you 'you can't' is you. or any kindness or ablities that I can show to any fellow creature. If you think it's going to rain.Persistent Focus . I see and I remember. you're just kicking a ball around the park. make it work. Let me not defer it or neglect it. It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance.make a choice. I do and I understand. William Penn Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.

I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me which is pounding. Bristol 1891-1951.Claude M. Coach John Wooden If one advances confidenly in the direction of his dreams. and . then there is no hope for it. Henry David Thoreau A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents. meet it with firmness. self-esteem. he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. German-born American Physicist When we see ourselves in a situation which must be endured and gone through. and endeavors to lead a life which he has imagined. the idea is not absurd. Wattles You're only given a little spark of madness. by action you receive it. works his tail off to develop them into skills. the thing you want is brought to you. and personal satisfaction. Larry Bird. Keep going. and uses those skills to accomplish his goals. 1879-1955. Author of The Magic of Believing I do not fear failure. saying. Albert Einstein. Wallace D. it is best to make up our minds to it. although difficult. Brian Tracy Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. You mustn't lose it. is the highroad to pride. basketball player By thought. someone must be on top. why not you? General George S. Robin Williams. Patton Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important. American Actor and Comedian If at first.

Jesse Owens You must take personal responsibility. kindness and understanding you can muster. President A wrong action may not bring its reaction at once. the fool. Extend to them all the care. Your life will never be the same again. Thomas Jefferson. develop new skills. and those who lose. but you can change yourself. 3rd U. This is the battle you have to fight every day of your life.S. and take new classes. You don't have charge of the constellations. while fretting and fuming only serves to increase your own torments. treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. You must overcome this negative instinct. You cannot change the circumstances. which affects all of us.accommodate everything to it in the best way practicable. the seasons. or the wind. or the bad luck of his opponents. Author When you take a risk and step out of the norm. but you do have charge of whether you read. even as fresh milk turns not sour at once: like a smouldering fire concealed under ashes it consumes the wrongdoer. . He stops trying to exceed his limits. J Peterman Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. But you only fail if you give up. This lessens the evil. Jim Rohn Beginning today. and do with no thought of any reward. It may be that you will not meet again in this life. That is something you have charge of. The Buddha One day or another every athlete feels like taking it easy. Og Mandino. you run the risk and sometimes you fail. and thinks he can keep winning because of his lucky star. and which is the only difference between the person who wins a race.

Carl Jung. but by the opposition you have encountered. German Novelist Ageing footballers never lose their commitment. but also anticipate overcoming them Emmanuel Segui if you get moving. Even random movement will motivate you. they just lose their pace Gary Lineker. For poise. seek out the good in people. share your food with the hungry.. England footballer Anticipate meeting obstacles. and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. speak words of kindness. Paul Myers For attractive lips. psychiatrist Success is not measured by what you accomplish. but you can accomplish practically anything if you persevere..Jean Paul Richter. exhausting. you get motivated. For beautiful hair. For lovely eyes. Robert Browning It is only our deeds that reveal who we are. walk with the knowledge that you'll never walk alone. Orison Swett Marden When we are dealing with people's dreams-their visions. For a slim figure. Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993) British Actress The journey may be hard. let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day. and frustrating . 1763-1825. Paul Lawrence Screen Writer A minute's success pays the failure of years. we are in the realm of the .

not that the nature of the thing has changed. let up. but that our power to do has increased." Julia Cameron. Bristol. 1903-2003. we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful. sweeps away all obstacles. but in the consciousness that we deserve them. Zig Ziglar after 50 years as a motivational speaker . As a matter of fact I'm just getting warmed up. and that creative force has the power to alter lives. We are involved with forces and energies larger than our own. We invoke the Great Creator when we invoke our own creativity. It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance. shut up or give up until I'm taken up. but the gratefulness that makes us happy. and answer our dreams.sacred. Albert Clarke. Ralph Waldo Emerson We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation Jim Rohn I am not going to ease up. author It only takes one person to change your life . photographer That which we persist in doing becomes easy to do. Claude M. fulfill destinies. Bob Ruth Casey People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy. British-American Entertainer In our daily lives. Aristotle . Author Dignity consists not in possessing honors.

and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. Pearl S. Buck.S. with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work. exactly what we want to do. then our minds can take us there. David Brinkley The secret of joy is contained in one word -. Truman 1884-1972. author The key to happiness is having dreams. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities. but its own talents. Isaac Newton. it has been owing more to patient attention than to any other talent. the key to success is making them come true.excellence. Author and Philosopher I studied the lives of great men and women. President If I have ever made any valuable discoveries. Mark Victor Hansen A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. Walt Disney We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. mathematician. That's it! Once we believe in the possibility of anything and focus in on exactly what we want to have.The best way to get started is to stop talking and begin doing. physicist The key to having everything we want lies in expanding our definition of what's possible and focusing on what we want. Harry S. James Allen . Thirty-Third U. Eric Hoffer.

Author Greatness is not where we stand. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. Holbrook Jackson. Margaret Fontey. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. writer and publisher A better life will come your way the second you get up and start walking toward it. Working on them and getting results is much better. . Jason Gracia It is good to create good plans and to set goals. nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendall Holmes The evasion of responsibility is the major cause of most peoples frustrations and defeats. philosopher Goals. Ayn Rand. and not drift. but in what direction we are moving. It is the hidden self-image you have of yourself. author. Jim Rohn Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Mother Teresa Science and psychology have isolated the one prime cause for success or failure in life. And there's no telling what will happen when you act upon them.Genius is initiative on fire. John Delavera The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it but sail we must.

If you try and fail. Imagination will take you everywhere. you can make it so. Belva Davis Keeping score of old scores and scars. Pearl S. Author and Publisher Sometimes saying no to one task helps you have the energy you need for another task you really want to do! Christopher Westra Logic will get you from A to B. John Delavera I don't wait for moods. scientist Feed your big dream with tiny daily successes. Turkish Proverb When a fantasy turns you on. Malcolm Forbes 1919-1990. ask the man who knows one. Albert Einstein. You accomplish nothing if you do that. well at least you tried. author and speaker Even though you know a thousand things. getting even and one-upping. Your mind must know it has to get down to work. And hey-. keep at it till you succeed! . there's no such thing as possible or impossible« there's just doing and not doing. If you can dream it. Stewart Brand Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. always make you less than you are.Bob Proctor. right? Wrong! If at first you fail. your obligated to God and nature to start doing it--right away. American Author When it comes to Good Ideas. Buck.

what they plan to do along the way. and who will be sharing the adventure with them. till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer. for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Denis Waitley. Novelist The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them. As long as you keep trying. there will be a way for you to succeed. Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires. . with persistence and determination. poet If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity. Frank Perdue. Founder of Perdue Chicken Example is not the main thing in influencing others. You may be surprised at how easily this happens. Robert Browning. Albert Schweitzer. the rest will take care of itself.Mike Litman Our aspirations are our possibilities. unless you make them so. or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. author and speaker Focus more on your desire than on your doubt. then improbable. never give up then. take heart. then inevitable. Marcia Wieder Speaker and Author At first dreams seem impossible. doctor and missionary If you're not succeeding yet. learn about them. It is the only thing. David Vallieres When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you. and the dream will take care of itself. Winners can tell you where they are going. Harriet Beecher Stowe 1811-1896.

something we can learn from. it may soon become the step that will lead us to better things. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. Bo Bennett Yes . Samuel Johnson Most people come and go without leaving their footprints on the Earth. Channing Pollock Actor. David Ryan When I let go of what I am. Writer and Composer Great works are performed. but by perseverance. afraid of failing and afraid of succeeding and all the scrutiny that it would bring.Action is the key! Cuz . if we do it well.when we take action we get a result . Most die and never really live. I become what I might be. Theodore Rubin. a person or persons into a win-win might not always be the result we want but nevertheless it's a result . Mike Brescia The problem is not that there are problems.Christopher Reeve (1952-2004) American Actor No matter how small and unimportant what we are doing may seem. We can all learn from our mistakes« the only inexcusable mistake is packing it in and giving up. Lao Tzu Your past doesn't determine your future. afraid of taking chances. playwright I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade. Mike Litman . not by strength. not manipulate.

Dare to be wise . but from simple. author It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Napoleon Hill. incremental progress. Philosopher The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous andthe storm terrible. Henri Frederic Amiel. .He who has begun has half done. but there is nothing on this earth as powerful as consistent. I'm interested in working with people who EXPECT success. Success in most things comes not from some gigantic stroke of fate. Confucius. Ryan Deiss. that's exactly what they get. the magic answer that suddenly transforms their dreams into reality. bold. The problem is that the big hit never comes without a great deal of little hits first.begin! Horace. most people expect to fail and.. the home run. the time will never be just right. Ram Dass Do not wait. poet. doing what is impossible for talent is genius. but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.. Internet Entrepreneur "Thinking is action." Robert Ringer We gain internal freedom through external actions. physical action.. Vincent Van Gogh Doing easily what others find is difficult is talent. writer Where many people go wrong in trying to reach their goals is in constantly looking for the big hit. Sadly.. likewise. satirist Some people expect success and that's exactly what they get.

Author of "Think and Grow Rich" Management is nothing more than motivating other people. but their echoes are truly endless. I blame softly. . you don¶t push or work hard. Mother Teresa. Edmund Hillary. you put yourself ahead of others. If you have too little ambition. Aldous Huxley. .Andrew Wood Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted . Napoleon Hill. If (candidates achieve) in small things. the first thing I look for is a record of achievement . writer You need just the right amount of ambition . Anna Pavlova. work transforms talent into genius. Missionary I praise loudly. Andy Grove. Lee Iacocca I realized early on . . Winner of the Apprentice UK 2006 Kind words can be short and easy to speak. Catherine the Second (1729-1796) Russian Empress God gives talent. elbow them out of your way. If you have too much ambition. there¶s a very good chance they¶ll perform well in big things. one's going to pay me for doing nothing. 1883-1970. explorer . Michelle Dewberry. Intel chairman and co-founder Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. ballerina If I¶m selecting a group. .

Visualize miracles. Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them. American Military leader and Statesman. Samuel Ullman 1840-1924. which is not. but really action and feeling go together. Reach beyond your known abilities. and by regulating the action. John Irving. psychologist and philosopher If you are going to achieve excellence in big things. .You've got to take the initiative and play your game. we have to get excited. Rev. Robert H Schuller Man can live for about forty days without food. it is a prevailing attitude. Hal Lindsey Action seems to follow feeling. confidence is the difference. and about three days without water. Viktor E. about eight minutes without air . Invest all you have in your dream. Educator. but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Frankl 1905-1997 Holocaust Survivor The key that unlocks energy is desire.. we can indirectly regulate the feeling. In a decisive set. tennis champion Years may wrinkle the skin. If we expect to create any drive.. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. which is under the more direct control of the will. Think possibilities. but only for one second without hope. you develop the habit in little matters. writer Start small. Expect to experience success. Chris Evert. Colin Powell. Excellence is not an exception. any real force within ourselves. William James. Writer and Poet My life as a writer consists of 1/8 talent and 7/8 discipline .

Mary Kay Ash. It¶s the people with follow-through who excel. never give up then. Les Brown. 1921-1989. Kid the world.Earl Nightingale. Writer and Abolitionist Old soldiers will tell you to sleep whenever you can. if you so desire. miracles can happen.. Steve Siebold. Joe Vitale. author. 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you.because you never know when you'll be able to do it again. Harriet Beecher Stowe. author Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you will help them become what they are capable of becoming. May Kay Cosmetics founder A mind that's most in tune with objective reality enjoys the highest level of mental health. will be the concept that runs your mind.Writer Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory. Self-delusion is the disease of the middle-class thinker. Roy Miller . speaker and author Those who are blessed with the most talent don¶t necessarily outperform everyone else. Radio Announcer and Author Whatever you choose to believe. for that is just the time that the tide will turn. The first step in the journey towards world-class results is giving up any addiction to kidding yourself about how good you are in any area of your life. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe When we accept tough jobs as a challenge and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm. Arland Gilbert. but never kid yourself..

Jim Valvano Without leaps of imagination.Nobody can go back and start a new beginning. Dreaming. waves. is a form of planning. Maria Robinson You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution. and for the second time in the history of the world. after all. man will have discovered fire. but anyone can start today and make a new ending. William Penn My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person. he believed in me. after mastering winds. Hindu proverb Make each day useful and cheerful and prove that you know the worth of time by employing it well. or dreaming. tides and gravity. Bob Proctor Someday. Pierre Teilhard De Chardin There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. Any good therefore that I can do. old age without regret and life a beautiful success. Let me not defer it or neglect it. or any kindness or ablities that I can show to any fellow creature. Author I expect to pass through this world but once. let me do it now. we shall harness the energy of love. Then youth will be happy. Author and Journalist . Gloria Steinem. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self. for I shall not pass this way again. we lose the excitement of possibilities. Louisa May Alcott.

there's so little competition. therefore. Martin Luther King. Psychologist and Author Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed .A great deal of my work is in honesty and truth .these are the cornerstones of motivation. Peter G. Jason Gracia The smallest good deed is better than the grandest good intention. It's much more than getting excited and running out the door with a big grin on your face. They know only whether or not they have been exercised recently. you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking. brothers. Duguet Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die David Rosam Your muscles don't know what the date on your birth certificate is. and some man willed that it must. some man believed that it could. Nothing ever built arose to touch the skies unless some man dreamed that it should. and you keep and hold that picture there long enough. inventor Just begin and the mind grows heated. medical doctor and author The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and. William James 1842-1910. Hanson. Charles Kettering. . Jr. and the task will be completed! Goethe There is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be. It's about letting the facts of life hit you and drive you toward a better life. continue.

of the wringing of the hands and the gnashing of the teeth. Mark Twain If at first you don¶t succeed. that there is no need of struggles. convulsions. no strength that could not become a defect Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. 1874-1926. you can do it. Always remember this whole thing was started by a mouse. We interfere with the optimism of nature.Elbert Hubbard. Harry Houdini. for whenever we get this vantage-ground of the past. writer and editor It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. and despairs. things begin to happen. that the world might be a happier place than it is. think how many people you¶ve made happy. that we mis-create our own evils. H. German Playwright. Charles Dickens If you can dream it. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction. The face of external nature teaches the same lesson. Walt Disney 1901-1966. Escapologist By nature we have no defect that could not become a strength. Author of The Magic of Believing Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read. Claude M. Nature will not have . Artist and Film Producer The lesson is forcibly taught by these observations that our life might be much easier and simpler than we make it. we are able to discern that we are begirt with laws which execute themselves. Bristol 1891-1951. or of a wiser mind in the present. Poet I should never have made my success in life if I had not bestowed upon the least thing I have ever undertaken the same attention and care that I have bestowed upon the greatest. Duane Black My brain is the key that sets me free.

leave the rest to fate!" Robert Browning (1812 . Ralph Waldo Emerson Treat your friends as you do your pictures." you urge. but we were to make the effort to be the best. and place them in their best light. . George Eliot (1819 . "the trying shall suffice. is the meat and potatoes of life. and none of us were. Whether it was running a race or catching a football. Jennie Jerome Churchill. makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare. if reached or not.' We might not land on the sun. Zora Neale Hurston (1903 . We come into this world crying while all around us are smiling. Mother of Winston Churchill Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself Anthony Trollope. to be allowed to sweat over lonely fret and fume. May we so live that we go out of this world smiling while everybody around us is weeping. 1854-1921.1889) English Poet To fulfill a dream.we were to try. We might not be the best. competing in school -. to be given a chance to create.1880) English Novelist Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at the Sun. The aim. Persian proverb "But try. but at least we would get off the ground. Bette Davis (1908 . The money is the gravy.1960) American Writer There was no such thing as half-trying.1989) American Actress It is never too late to be what you might have been. And we were to try harder than anyone else.

preparation.1924) English Mountain Climber Find a purpose in life so big it will challenge every capacity to be at your best. It is the result of hard work. Kennedy (1925 . 'When was the last time I really listened to my child? My parent? My brother or sister?' When someone is ready to share. three magic words amplify your connection... that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward. His hair was disheveled and his face portrayed the look of frustration and aggravation. Mary Manin Morrissey Many years ago hanging on the office wall was a caricature of a young man.1968) American Politician If you cannot understand that there is something in a man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it. a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. then you won't see why we go. I'll never die!!" . author and essayist Humor is an affirmation of dignity. Romain Gary (1914-1980) French Writer Listening is a high art of loving. What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. John Richelsen There are no secrets to success. George Leigh Mallory (1886 .' Rev. David McKay (1873 . Ask yourself. and learning from failure. Francois de La Rochefoucauld. and they are: 'Tell me more. The words next to him summed up that look. General Colin Powell We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears. Right now I am so far behind.1970) American Religious Leader Men can be stimulated to show off their good qualities to the leader who seems to think they have good qualities. "God put me on earth to accomplish a certain number of things.Robert F.

for it comes first from within. Promotion comes from exceptional work. and the net appears.. people are pleased to call [the effort that I made] the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought. A man will never rise if he does only this. Michael Nicholas Do not think a man has done his full duty when he has performed the work assigned him. Day and night. Lance Armstrong. Julia Cameron Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. I explore it in all its bearings. Then . Steven H. bicycle racer Action and Persistence is your key to success. you¶d never get on. I study it profoundly. Sophia Loren (1934." Alexander Hamilton Leap. Andrew Carnegie.. Coogler If you worried about falling off the bike. All the genius I have lies in this: When I have a subject in hand. industrialist Men give me credit for genius. it is before me.Ann Rusnak Seek respect mainly from thyself. Ralph Waldo Emerson Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.) Italian Actress Courage is doing what your mind and body do not want to do The Paras . My mind becomes pervaded with it.

Florence Scovel Shinn Artist. stay fit." Oprah Winfrey To do the useful thing. T. Treat a man as he should be. minister The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring. If you look at what you don't have in life. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish Dramatist and Poet Treat a man as he is. the longer the shoreline of wonder. and to have it found out by accident. Preacher If you look at what you have in life. S. to say the courageous thing. and he will remain as he is. but we can control our words. Sockman. Charles Haddon Spurgeon 1834-1892. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1803-1882 We cannot always control our thoughts. Ralph W. you'll never have enough. American Poet. and he will become what he could be. Lecturer and Essayist. die anyway. Eliot (1888-1965) American Poet Eat well. you'll always have more. and we are then master of the situation. and repetition impresses the subconscious. Charles Lamb (1775-1834) British Essayist It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow.The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth. Teacher and Author . Ahmad The larger the island of knowledge. but only empties today of its strength. to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.

Don't worry about being clever. perseverance and determination. Trust to hard work. They went out and happened to things. Sir Frederick Treves (1853-1923) English Surgeon It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. James Gordon Medical Doctor The harder I work out and the better my diet is. aviator It's not that some people have willpower and some don't.One of the greatest discoveries a man makes. one of his great surprises. Frank Richards (1875-1961) English Writer I am dying with the help of too many physicians Alexander the Great Don't bother about genius. everything is possible.´ Elinor Smith. Henry Ford It's kind of fun to do the impossible. Unknown When nothing is sure. the more my genetics improve. Walt Disney All big things in this world are done by people who are naive and have an idea that is obviously impossible. . Dr. It's that some people are ready to change and others are not. is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. Margaret Drabble (1939-) English Novelist Courage is knowing what not to fear.

The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. Zora Neale Hurston (1903-1960) American Writer .. John Wayne If you have made mistakes.. Greek Philosopher When I look back on all these worries. Booker T. Winston Churchill. American motivational Speaker and Author of self-help best selling books. American Golfer. most of which had never happened. Wayne Dyer. Thomas Edison Love is the ultimate outlaw.Plato. b.C. but at least we would get off the ground. I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life.. It's to enjoy each step along the way." We might not land on the sun. 427-347 B. your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. but the staying down. for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down.. b. Tom Watson.1949 Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to "jump at the Sun. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. It just won't adhere to any may have a fresh start any moment you choose. Washington 1856-1915..1940 Courage is being scared to death -. Mary Pickford (1893-1979) Canadian Actress The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows. it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts.but saddling up anyway.there is always another chance for you. British statesman When you dance. Educator and Reformer Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

One kind action leads to another. American Poet. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. miracles can happen. but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions. Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer A professional is a man who can do his best at a time when he doesn¶t particularly feel like it. Lecturer and Essayist. 1803-1882 The world we are experiencing today is the result of our collective consciousness." Dr. broadcaster Nothing external to you has any power over you. Robert Schuller Minister and Author The one thing that matters is the effort. A New Heaven and New Earth Every achiever that I have ever met says. and if we want a new world. Antoine de Saint-Exupery No kind action ever stops with itself. each of us must start taking responsibility for helping create it. 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me. Ralph Waldo Emerson. and the roots spring up and make new trees.When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm. Amelia Earhart . Alistair Cooke. Arland Gilbert I long to accomplish a great and noble task. Rosemary Fillmore Rhea.

Muhammad Ali World Champion Boxer Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone..I've missed over 9. Inventor Yesterday is not ours to recover. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot. 1908-1973. Artist You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. pretend you are. Johnson.. 36th President of the United States To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. You must take action right nöw. I've lost almost 300 games. William James. If you're not. George Lucas Make no little plans. Daniel H. Burnham The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.and missed. Put blinders on and plow right ahead. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. Lyndon B. Thomas Edison 1847-1931. but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Pablo Picasso 1881-1973. they have no magic to stir men's blood. Andreas Ohrt . aim high in hope and work.000 shots in my career. Make big plans. Michael Jordan Professional Basketball Player The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary. And that is why I succeed. psychologist Making plans to take action is not action.

. but a man with spurs to his heels. British Statesman and Prime Minister We have worked at full speed since May. Benjamin Disraeli 1804-1881. President Our real problem is not our strength today. your own bowl will be replenished. 'certainly I can!' . for you will never go any higher than you think. Spanish proverb Whenever you are asked if you can do a job. because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward. Generate enough emotion. When you talk about a subject you love. Martin Avis A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow. Twenty-Sixth U. And that is I'm persuaded the root and source and origin of all health and happiness. President of the United States I am not discouraged. provided of course that one rides work as a man rides a great horse. and a deeply-felt excitement. Thomas Edison. your listener can't help but feel your inspiration. or deep feeling and your new thoughts and ideas will cancel them out. Calvin Coolidge. not a drudge. in a spirited and independent way. inventor Your present negative beliefs were formed by thought PLUS feelings. tell'em. Theodore Roosevelt. Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) English Writer (Writing in her journal about her life as a publisher and writer.Nurture your mind with great thoughts. with animation and joy.and get busy and find out how to do it.) The best way to be inspired is to inspire.S. And in the process.

character in TV Series 'Rebus' Victorious warriors win first and then go to war. it is impossible.Dr. to take a calculated risk and to act.for 30 minutes . Maxwell Maltz If you aren't fired with enthusiasm. Muhammad Ali. Wimbledon 2006 Finalist Do not say to yourself. Football Coach I had it in my heart.' Just say to yourself . 'I am going to act this way tomorrow. I knew how to do it. Maxwell Maltz Success is simply a matter of luck. Herbert George Wells 1866-1946. and I see no limits set to it at all. and I had confidence. I see ever-increasing possibilities before life. but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas. If I don't believe. Author of Psycho-CyberneticS I see knowledge increasing and human power increasing. Dr. Maxwell Maltz. it is difficult to win. Sun-Tzu.'I am going to imagine myself acting this way NOW . military strategist If I believe. Ask any failure. Author .' Dr. you will be fired with while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. had natural talent and I pursued it. I believed in myself. boxer A cynic is just an idealist who has been happy slapped by reality Gregor Jack. Vince Lombardi. Anon Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas.

depending upon the goals which you yourself set for it." Present it with negative goals. is no more difficult than what you do when you remember some scene out of the past. Maxwell Maltz Every achiever that I have ever met says." without thought or decision. and just as faithfully as a "Failure Mechanism. Anthony Robbins All high achievers plan their work and work their plan..In essence. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. or unhappiness and failure. Present it with "success goals" and it functions as a "Success Mechanism." then following through on tying your shoes in a new and different manner each morning. Man alone is the architect of his destiny . for they are keenly aware that "luck" is most often being prepared to take advantage of a situation. Human beings." Dr. Minister and Author Visualizing. Unknown This Creative Mechanism within you is impersonal. we must take control of our consistent actions. by changing the inner attitudes of their minds. can change the outer aspects of their lives. Dr. or worry about the future. creative mental picturing. Leo Tolstoy. Acting out new action patterns is no more difficult than "deciding. Robert Schuller. if we want to direct our lives. 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me. author Of all the creatures of earth. Dr. William James .. It will work automatically and impersonally to achieve goals of success and happiness. only human beings can change their patterns. and it operates just as impersonally. instead of continuing to tie them in your old "habitual way. but what we do consistently. Maxwell Maltz The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior. Linda Shalaway . Maxwell Maltz I have an irrepressible desire to live till I can be assured that the world is a little better for my having lived in it. Dr. who knows. Spend your time deliberately creating positive energy flow NOW. you might just end up being the best. It's about DOING your best at all times. count to ten. Flow your gratitude NOW. and tackle each task one step at a time.The "self image" is the key to human personality and human behavior. It is something that one creates. to put it into action. 'Tope Popoola Preacher and Consultant Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire. 16th US president Our self-image and our habits tend to go together. Dr. and begin at once. If you do that long enough. Speak your appreciation NOW. Maxwell Maltz The self is not something that one finds. writer NOW! Life is NOW! Your life is being defined by how you're feeling right NOW! Identify what you want right NOW. whether you¶re ready or not. Change one and you will automatically change the other. Thomas Szasz (1920-) American Psychiatrist True success is not necessarily about being the best at all cost. And notice how your future becomes a series of extraordinary NOW's Eva Gregory Take a deep breath. Napoleon Hill. Extend your love NOW. Abraham Lincoln.

the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. Comic Actress The more you seek security. Vince Palko People of character do the right thing. Michael Josephson Radio Commentator It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.. John Kanary Exercise feeds your self confidence giving tons of courage to live your dreams. not because they think it will change the world but because they refuse to be changed by the world.. Lucille Ball 1911-1989. But the more you seek opportunity. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth. Buck If doubt is challenging you and you do not act. Pearl S. and then do what you have to do. Doubt and action are incompatible. Epictetus If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being. John Steinbeck One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow. the less of it you have. then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life. what changes your world is changing! . doubts will grow. Abraham Maslow What changes your world is not wishing for change. Brian Tracy First say to yourself what you would be.

Frankie Picasso Life and Business Coach Energy and persistence conquer all things. Dr. printer. It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn. Use your imagination to create a life of endless possibility. but all the while resisting change?" Jim Rohn If you don¶t design your own life plan. Experience your magnificence first hand. the capacity to grow and change. A strong. But we must sail and not drift. hope for it to change. not lie at anchor. Jim Rohn. chances are you¶ll fall into someone else¶s plan. Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Benjamin Franklin. we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. motivational speaker Plant.Jim Rohn James Allen says 'We curse the effect and nourish the cause. And guess what they might have planned for you? Not much. positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life. physician . I got there by doing it. Jim Rohn An individual's self-concept is the core of his personality. Choose to break free from your self-imposed limits. Estee Lauder. statesman I didn¶t get to where I am by thinking about it or dreaming about it.' The guy puts sand in his shoes and he can hardly walk and you ask why would you do that? Why would we wish for it to change. Joyce Brothers Psychologist and Author The past is not your potential for potential has no bounds.. entrepreneur To reach (our goal). don't chant.

Kevin Costner in The Bodyguard He that can have patience can have what he will. there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. Anon . work is better than whiskey. Edison (1847-1931) American Inventor The old saying 'success breeds success' has something to it. Benjamin Franklin. some turn up their noses. statesman. Thomas A. It's an act of discipline sometimes. They are essential to really keep us alive. Success fosters that feeling of confidence that banishes negativity. I can have it. and some don't turn up at all. blasts through procrastination and gets you going the right way. we need to resign as general manager of the universe. printer. Dale Turner As a cure for worrying. Robert Schuller Minister and Author You¶ve got to say. Larry Eisenberg Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves. Sam Ewing You can be as you choose to be. µI think if I keep working at this and want it badly enough. Lee Iacocca. automobile executive Dreams are renewable. but it can be done.For peace of mind. No matter what our age or condition. inventor Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us.

Leonard Bernstein. Nikos Kazantzakis Patience. William Shakespeare. we create it. Napoleon Hill Defer no time. conductor By believing passionately in something that still does not exist. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired. don't turn around and give up. two things are needed: a plan. If you run into a wall. and not quite enough time. playwright & poet . Bo Bennett.Nothing will work unless you do. blasts through procrastination and gets you going the right way. Maya Angelou A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement. Ted Ciuba Never give up. Figure out how to climb it. Beverly Sills (1929-) American Opera Singer To achieve great things. author Obstacles don't have to stop you. Michael Jordan The old saying 'success breeds success' has something to it. persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. go through it. delays have dangerous ends. just absolutely never give up. Shane Warne when asked what legacy he would like to leave There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. or work around it. Success fosters that feeling of confidence that banishes negativity.

Educator There is nothing like a dream to create the future. Thomas Dreier. If you are loving. Warren Buffett You are what you are and you are where you are because of what has gone into your mind. Grenville Kleiser 1863-1953. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune. but great minds rise above them. John Watson What this power is I cannot say.The good things we do are appreciated most by those who do them. Writer Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. Alexander Graham Bell The world is a great mirror. Author They say the chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken. You change what you are and you change where you are by changing what goes into your mind. all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it. The world is what you are. Booker T. Zig Ziglar Make the most of today. the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. if you are friendly. Translate your good intentions into actual deeds. Victor Hugo Great minds have great purposes. if you are helpful. Washington 1856-1915. others have wishes. It reflects back to you what you are. . The chains you put around yourself now have enormous consequences as you go through life.

. James Allen One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.. you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire. If you cherish a vision. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Forgiveness is about setting the prisoner in your heart free only to discover that all along. Growth must be chosen again and again. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task. but to be a winner you must plan to win. Author I don't dream at night. Your mind will seek to develop this picture! Dr. brings you closer to achieving your dreams. Author of The Power of Positive Thinking You were born to win. 'Tope Popoola Clergy and Author You will become as great as your dominant aspiration. I dream all day. a lofty ideal in your heart. The moment you complete this. Napoleon Hill Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. I dream for a living. Steven Spielberg Bitterness and an unforgiving spirit can be likened to you taking poison and expecting that someone else would die from the effect.. Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993. you will realize it. Og Mandino 1923-1996. Author of The Greatest Salesman In The World Reduce your plan to writing.Washington Irving 1783-1859. Psychologist The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Abraham Maslow. you had been the real prisoner. no matter how menial or boring. fear must be overcome again and again. prepare to win. and expect to win.

David Seabury If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man. I shall be satisfied. the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you.Zig Ziglar The world is a great mirror. manufacturer You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important. And I put them in a book. of most of the people you see every day. is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform. whose would you use? Dale Carnegie author and motivational speaker and trainer Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want. if you are helpful. I stole them from Jesus. Philosopher The ideas I stand for are not mine. George Westinghouse. It reflects back to you what you are. I swiped them from Chesterfield. Speaker. The world is what you are. If you don't like their rules. Thomas Dreier Author Enthusiasm is the best protection in any situation. Give yourself. Hindu Proverb To go against the dominant thinking of your friends. Wholeheartedness is contagious. I borrowed them from Socrates. True nobility comes from being superior to your previous self. if you are friendly. . if you wish to get others. inventor. Jim Rohn There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. If you are loving. what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Jim Rohn Author.

but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. C. Napoleon Hill Goals.Theodore White. born 1918 Unremarkable lives are marked by the fear of not looking capable when trying something new. author I like living. There's no telling what will happen when you act upon them. Epictetus. Jim Rohn Enjoyment is not a goal.S. whoever he is. It is self-discipline and selfknowledge. despairingly. I have sometimes been wildly. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life. Class has nothing to do with money. Lewis A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. philosopher If you do not conquer self. Class never runs scared. Ann Landers. Agatha Christie The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour. racked with sorrow. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. acutely miserable. David Brinkley Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. you will be conquered by self. it is a feeling that accompanies important ongoing activity. Paul Goodman . whatever he does.

entrepreneur You may delay. All our dreams can come true . No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are. so you can stab them during the night before they get away. Self-discipline with all of them came first. president We must not. Clarence Birdseye. add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. Walt Disney 1901-1966. 33rd U. Author of The Power of Positive Thinking . over time. ignore the small daily differences we can make which. slippery things. Cartoon Artist and Producer Benjamin Franklin All our dreams can come true .´ Harry Truman. but time will not.always see them.if we have the courage to pursue them. in trying to think about how we can make a big difference. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside.Ideas are elusive. . Cartoon Artist and Producer In reading the lives of great men. a belief in our own abilities or a trust and belief that we 'can'. . raise your sights and see possibilities . for they're always there Dr. Norman Vincent Peale 1898-1993. Marian Wright Edelman Lobbyist on Behalf of Children Believe: Nothing is accomplished without belief. I found that the first victory they won was over themselves .if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney 1901-1966. Earl Nightingale Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities. Martin Avis Become a possibilitarian.S. and only through gambling can we take advantage of them. Whether that is a belief in a higher power.

Former American President . with confidence and faith. richer in achievement and experience. photographer Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. Michael Jordan Think positively and masterfully. Robert Frost.. Walter Bagehot You cannot change your destination overnight. but the gratefulness that makes us happy. but you can change your direction overnight Jim Rohn I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life.. and missed. I have lost almost 300 games. . poet The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by obvious realities. we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful. more fraught with action. . Albert Clarke. fashion designer It's not the will to win. John F. . And that is why. and life becomes more secure.Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Decorated Aviator and Businessman In our daily lives. I succeed. . On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot. Kennedy 1917-1963. Paul "Bear" Bryant The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Coco Chanel. We need men and women who can dream of things that never were. Eddie Rickenbacker 1890-1973.

Author and Trainer Both success and failure are largely the results of habit. entrepreneur Take a chance! All life is a chance. I got there by doing it. . Jim Rohn I didn¶t get to where I am by thinking about it or dreaming about it. but there is no happiness without action. Ted Ciuba Little minds . Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) 30th President of the United States It takes time to succeed because success is merely the natural reward of taking time to do anything well. Hinckley Remember happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have. . Estee Lauder. Dale Carnegie. Sir Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British prime minister and statesman We are creatures of our thinking. are subdued by misfortune . The person who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. .The key to life is to become skillful enough to be able to do rewarding things. it depends solely on what you think. writer Press on. Gordon B. . Washington Irving. Joseph Ross Action may not always be happiness. . Great minds rise above them. We can talk ourselves into defeat or we can talk ourselves into victory. Nothing can take the place of persistence.

Dale Carnegie To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time. Leonard Bernstein, conductor Truth is, when you TRY, good things happen. Especially, in your mind.When you are being taught something and you immediately apply the information -- your mind holds on to 90% more info than if you simply take mental notes and get a whopping 7% retention. Vince Palko It's a weight problem isn't it; you can't wait for lunch. Al Murray The most selfish way to be is to be unselfish. Elmer Wheeler There are always dangers about. Therefore you must always keep your defences strong. Margaret Thatcher Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. Sigmund Freud It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes. Louis Pasteur, microbiologist The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. Anthony Robbins, Author, Speaker, Consultant

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man¶s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual toward freedom. Albert Einstein, physicist The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses. Napoleon Hill The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. Lee Iacocca, automobile executive Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self esteem, and personal satisfaction. Brian Tracy Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death. Albert Einstein If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama Pity the man who inherits a million dollars and isn't a millionaire. Here's what would be pitiful, if your income grew and you didn't. Jim Rohn Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. Jamie Paolinetti I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso

Here's one problem with drifting: you can't drift your way to the top of the mountain. Jim Rohn Don¶t be content with doing only your duty. Do more than your duty. It¶s the horse that finishes a neck ahead that wins the race. Andrew Carnegie, industrialist When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes. Thomas Edison, inventor No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. Agnes De Mille, 1905-1993, American Dancer and Choreographer I attribute my success to this ± I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale, nurse Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could. Barbara DeAngelis Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. Arnold Palmer, golfer The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you. Anthony Robbins If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.

Behold the possibilities and beware the temptations. the body acts upon. the providence moves too. Vince Lombardi Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. the determination. What the mind dwells upon. Japanese proverb The moment one definitely commits oneself. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you. When you close this book.Anthony Robbins The two great words of antiquity are behold and beware. most often. William James 1842-1910. A whole stream of events issues from the decision. the dedication. not the blame. on our own expectations for ourselves. forget about taking action tomorrow." Robert Ringer Our limitations and success will be based. it can be done. the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile. Denis Waitley Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out if they've got a second. raising in one¶s favor all manner of . Robert Collier Reminding readers and listeners that life is finite. If you believe in yourself and have the courage. Robert Ringer urges them to "Forget about taking action next week. Jim Rohn A man can be as great as he wants to be. Author Fix the problem. get up out of your chair and take action now. forget about taking action in an hour.

wait. The Secret The biggest piece of crap ever created and launched online makes more money than an almost-perfect project that was never launched. By William Arthur Ward The Universe likes speed. save. Before you invest. when the intuitive nudge from within is there. . Before you retire. Before you die. listen. try. Don t delay. give. John Reese If you have a metabolic system that requires a stricter diet and more activity to maintain a healthy weight.unforeseen incidents. think. forgive. Before you spend. accept that fact and do what it takes to achieve your goal. Before you criticize. Before you pray. mountaineer The secret of success in life is for a person to be ready for opportunity when it comes. Samuel Johnson Before You Before you speak. which no man could have dreamt would have come his way. William Murray. That s all you have to do. meetings and material assistance. ACT. when the impulse is there. Before you write. Benjamin Disraeli It is by studying little things that we attain the great knowledge of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible. When the opportunity is there. Don t second guess. Before you quit. Don t doubt. That s your job. earn. investigate.

Sam Walton. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch. Sara Henderson Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments. stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself. whose would you use? Dale Carnegie author and motivational speaker and trainer Do not be afraid. William Londen Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. Nolan Bushnell Founder of Atari The ideas I stand for are not mine. I swiped them from Chesterfield. and maintain an interest in life. live moderately. Not everyone can have the metabolism of a 17-year old boy. We must make the necessary adjustments and deal with it. John Paul II. Wal-Mart founder Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel. and does something about it that makes a difference. If you don't like their rules. And I put them in a book. cultivate cheerfulness. but it's good advice that I hope someone puts to use. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. breathe deeply.Jon Herring That's not politically correct. I stole them from Jesus. dries off. It's the person who gets out of the shower. I borrowed them from Socrates. Craig Ballantynie (His comment on the Jon Herring quote) To insure good health: Eat lightly. pope High expectations are the key to everything. Jim Rohn .

and events which conform to our positive expectations. and start creating what you want. The world can change around you.) American psychologist. Ford Motor Company. satisfaction and happiness. But the gratefulness that makes us happy. TV host Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. Phil McGraw (1950 . Robert Collier Writer and Publisher Nothing is as real as a dream. do more and become more. expecting and envisioning pleasure. Hannah Senesh (1921-1944) Hungarian-Jewish soldier Stop complaining about what you're not getting. we must see That it is not happiness that makes us grateful. If we are basically positive in attitude.One needs something to believe in. Chinese proverb In our daily lives. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Responsibilities need not erase it. Tom Clancy Top Selling Author If your actions inspire others to dream more. Duties need not obscure it. prolific inventor. . no one can take it away. Author of Creative Visualization The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it.Because the dream is within you. but your dream will not. Henry Ford: Founder. Dr. John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) Sixth President of the United States Anyone who stops learning is old. and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more. whether at 20 or 80. something for which one can have wholehearted enthusiasm. situations. you are a leader. we will attract and create people. learn more. Shakti Gawain.

John F. Benjamin Franklin. Christopher Reeve Actor. but you can change yourself. Confucius So many of our dreams at first seem impossible. Jim Rohn Opportunities multiply as they are seized. I find television very educating. You cannot change the seasons. then they seem improbable. Superman One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. Confucius. go with all your heart. Speaker. they soon become inevitable. Therein lies the opportunity to live an extraordinary life--the opportunity to change yourself. I go into the other room and read a book. Every time somebody turns on the set. Chinese Philosopher Life and business is like the changing seasons. Inventor Definition of happiness: The full use of your powers along lines of excellence. Dale Carnegie: Pioneer in personal development. Kennedy . We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Groucho Marx Energy and persistence conquer all things.Albert Clarke It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. and then when we summon the will. Sun Tzu (c 500±320 bc) Chinese philosopher Wherever you go.

you can do anything for 30 seconds. while others.. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth. Tennis Champion Everything is always impossible before it works. I'd name passion every time. on the contrary. Stan Smith. Body Shop Founder Come on. Richard Baker: American congressman Experience tells you what to do. at the last moment. C. B. Sloan Wilson Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal. Source Unknown Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. even though the world may write him down a failure.doing what people have told them is impossible. lessen thy meals.. Herodotus. never risk your health. Hunt Greene. PA The man who has done his level best. obtain a victory by exerting. is a success. more vigorous efforts than ever before. confidence allows you to do it. Forbes . Benjamin Franklin To get rich. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders. Venture Capitalist Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it. That's what entrepreneurs are all about . historian If I had to name a driving force in my life. High school wrestling coach in Pittsburgh.To lengthen thy Life. Anita Roddick.

What the mind dwells upon. one to ride and one to rent. and no matter how great your talent. Jim Rohn Kids ought to have two bicycles. Maxwell Maltz 1899-1975. there is only one way to obtain it-work. What's even more fascinating is figuring out ways to make a fortune. Dr. Denis Waitley If you conduct yourself as though you expect to be successful and happy. Jim Rohn Treat people as if they were what they ought to be. and you help them to become what they are capable of being. Author Energy and persistence alter all things. you will seldom be disappointed. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749-1832.Our self image and our habits tend to go together. Poet and Novelist Confidence is the most important single factor in this game. Brian Tracy The most important thing about winning is believing that you can win no matter who you are playing. Lawrence Dalaglio Rugby Union World Cup Winner . Change one and you will automatically change the other. on your own expectations for ourselves. Jack Nicklaus. Benjamin Franklin We all know a variety of ways to make a living. the body acts upon. golfer Our limitations and success will be based. most often.

self-denial. Tom Peters. Earl Nightingale It is easier to make money than to save it. Or whenever you decide to NOT DO something and you DON¶T do it. the other.Live every day like it's your last cause one day you're gonna be right. Postawski A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs -. I know it sounds simple. Washington Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors. if more people did both. . but 99% of people can¶t even do just that! Kacper M. more would live a financially successful life. most people fail because they truly never try. author Mike. writer Success happens whenever you decide to do something and you DO IT.jolted by every pebble in the road. Henry Ward Beecher Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. Ray Charles A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds. They say they're serious about succeeding. but their actions never back it up. it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before we changed. Thomas Haliburton. One is exertion. Booker T. Jim Rohn Formula for success: Underpromise and overachieve. You have to invest the time in growing and make the investment in learning.

Dag Hammarskjold 1905-1961.W." W. Swedish Statesman. Then you will see how low it was. Clement Stone I couldn't wait for success. Samuel Johnson We do our best that we know how at the moment. Unsuccessful people are always asking. you find it simply means to follow through. Never. Like Winston Churchill once said. Give Up. F. When they meet up with problems. Secretary-General of the United Nations When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed'. we modify it. Yogi Berra February "Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude. Successful Businessmen are where they are because they do not give up. they solve it. You create your own luck. 'What's in it for me?' Brian Tracy If you don't set goals. Franklin Delano Roosevelt There's no such thing as luck. Jonathan Winters What we hope to do with ease.Mike Litman's friend Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. you can't regret not reaching them. and if it doesn't turn out. . we must learn first to do with diligence. so I went ahead without it. Nichol Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. "Never. Never.

"What if that's true?" How simple and easy is that plan? Jim Rohn If all you have around you are negative nancy's trying to tempt you into skipping workouts and eating crap.Edmund Ng A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere." No. Do you see the distinction? A few disciplines. If people believe in themselves. here is my definition of success: A few simple Disciplines practiced every day. it will end up costing you. CB Strength does not come from winning. Arnold Schwarzenegger Focus your messages on the results you expect." Joyce A. that is strength. Jim Rohn Now. Marty Brounstein. You can't make those kinds of mistakes. Your struggles develop your strength. Here's a little phrase we've all heard. "Well I didn't walk around the block today and it didn't kill me. not on the methods for doing the job. communications trainer Until you can apply the information that you¶ve learned.. Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. Wealth Builders of America. "An apple a day keeps the doctor away. it's amazing what they can accomplish. Myers Failure is a few Errors in judgment repeated everyday. When you go through hardship and decide not to surrender. then it will be hard to succeed. then and only then will you be rewarded. so it must be okay. . no." And my question to you is. Andy Fuehl: Founder.. it is that kind of error in judgment that after six years has him out of breath and panting as he walks from his car to his office. The man says.

Dr. Secretary of State If you really want something. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. and a giant puddle to play in. so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs. Mario Andretti Auto Racer The spirit. football coach In our daily lives. the will to win and the will to excel are the things that endure. take advantage of the opportunities. Army general. Colin L.Sam Walton Keeping in touch with childhood memories keeps us believing in life's simplest pleasures like a rainy afternoon. quoting her mother's advice Miracles can be made. auto executive In a decisive set. Chrissy Ogden Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays. . and never give up.S. Vince Lombardi. Prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience. former U. you will somehow find a way. but only by sweating. Jane Goodall (1934 . Chris Evert. Powell (1937 .) English primatologist.) U. a swing set. but the gratefulness that makes us happy. and if you work hard. Giovanni Agnelli. photographer Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Tennis Champion The best way to let others know what you¶re going to do is to actually do it. confidence is the difference. Albert Clarke. but never lose sight of your goal. we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful.S.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox 1855-1919. Willard Barth Action may not always be happiness. a man who keeps his eye on the ball. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. Peter Marshall Give to the world the best you have. Marian Wright Edelman: Activist for children's rights. and there are some who face reality. Build them a quality product and treat them with respect. Poet and Journalist A man who keeps on going. Sir Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British prime minister and statesman You're not obligated to win. and the best will come back to you. executive . Douglas Everett. you are judged by your actions. It's that simple.Robert Ringer You are not judged by your intentions. Lee Iacocca." Ian Paisley about Tony Blair There's no great mystery to satisfying your customers. American Hockey Player Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. and then there are those who turn one into the other. but there is no happiness without action. There are some people who live in a dream world.

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