Motivational Quotes

“Happiness in relationships is not something that happens spontaneously. It is something that you create.” — Bill Mansell, Published 02/14/2013

“If anything is to be done, do it well, with energy and devotion.” — Dhammapada v. 313, Published 02/13/2013

“Your hopes, dreams and aspirations are legitimate. They are trying to take you airborne, above the clouds, above the storms, if you only let them.” — William James, Published 02/09/2013

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” – Leo Toltoy, Published 02/08/2013

“We are continually faced with great opportunities, which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.” — Margaret Mead, Published 02/07/2013

“The most important thing in life is not to capitalize on your gains. Any fool can do that. The really important thing is to profit from your losses. That requires intelligence; and it makes the difference between a man of sense and a fool.” — William Bolitho, Published 02/06/2013

“We should live and labor in our time that what came to us as a seed may go to the next generation as blossom, and what came to us as blossom, may go to them as fruit. This is what we mean by progress.” — H. W. Beecher, Published 02/02/2013

“You will not be punished FOR your anger, you will be punished BY your anger.” — Buddha, Published 02/01/2013

“Look for ways to get others to say Yes. No one likes to tell an associate No. Give others lots of options and reasons to say Yes, instead. — Bob Nelson, Published 01/31/2013

“Think about all of the times, situations, and circumstances where you have gotten caught up in making your self right rather than happy… The harder you fight to win, the bigger you lose.” — Phillip C. McGraw, Published 01/30/2013

“If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y plus Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.” — Albert Einstein, Published 01/29/2013

“Nourish the mind like you would your body. The mind cannot survive on junk food.” — Jim Rohn, Published 01/28/2013

“Make it a rule to seek advice from people who know success. Go first class when you have questions. Seeking advice from a failure is like consulting a quack on how to cure cancer.” — David Schwartz, Published 01/25/2013

“The individual who is mistake-free is also probably sitting around doing nothing. And that is a very big mistake.” — John Wooden, Published 01/24/2013

“Unless people feel that they are accepted and that they have a right to express their feelings without fear of embarrassment or ridicule, all they will do is react and rebel and struggle for their identity.” — Stephen R. Covey, Published 01/23/2013

“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I appreciate persistence.” — Hal Borland, Published 01/22/2013

“Understand that all emotions serve you. Those you once thought of as negative emotions are merely calls to action. For example, if you feel frustrated it means that you believe things could be better, and they’re not. This is a call to action telling you there’s something you must do to make this better now. This “negative” emotion is actually a gift if you use it effectively.” — Anthony Robbins, Published 01/21/2013

“Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things.” — Frank A. Clark, Published 01/19/2013

“An individual without information cannot take responsibility; an individual who is given information cannot help but take responsibility.” — Jan Carlzon, Published 01/18/2013

“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” – Zig Ziglar, Published 01/17/2013

“Dreams are great. When they disappear you may still be here, but you will have ceased to live.” — Nancy Astor, Published 01/16/2013

“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” — Henry Ford, Published 01/15/2013

“Life’s greatest moments appear when you step outside your comfort zone, take risks, share your talents, forget your fears . . . open up.” — Bill Mansell, Published 01/08/2013

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned in order to have the life that is waiting for us.” — Joseph Campbell, Published 01/04/2013

“Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” — Winston Churchhill, Published 12/21/2012

“Success is dependent upon the glands–sweat glands.” — Zig Ziglar, Published 12/19/2012

“The one who has hope has everything. — Thomas Carlyle, Published 12/18/2012

“Imagine the word CANCEL being a huge rubber stamp in your mind. Stamp CANCEL on any self-defeating image you place in your head, and begin to think in a self-enhancing way.” — Wayne Dyer, Published 12/14/2012

“Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.” — Anonymous, Published 12/11/2012

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”Victor Frankl (Nazi concentration camp survivor), Published 12/10/2012

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” — Herman Cain, Published 12/08/2012

“If we succeed without sacrifice, it’s because someone sacrificed for us.” — Denis Waitley, Published 12/07/2012

“In hundreds of interviews with people at all levels I’ve made this discovery: The bigger the person, the more apt he is to encourage you to talk; the smaller the person, the more apt he is to preach to you. Big people monopolize the listening. Small people monopolize the talking.” — David Schwartz, Published 12/06/2012

“Everything I ever worried about turned out exactly as it was going to, despite my anxious moments to the contrary.” — Wayne Dyer, Published 12/05/2012

“Whoever in the darkness lights another’s way with a lamp lights his own way also.” — Auerbach, Published 12/04/2012

“Things are only impossible, until they’re not.” — Jean Luc Picard, Published 12/03/2012

“To learn and not to do is really not to learn.” — Stephen R Covey, Published 11/29/2012

“Gratitude is not only the memory, but the homage of the heart–rendered to God for his goodness.” — N.P. Willis, Published 11/21/2012

“People who tell you it cannot be done almost always are unsuccessful people, are strictly average or mediocre at best in terms of accomplishment. [Successful people] do not laugh at big ideas!” — David Schwartz, Published 11/19/2012

“Everyone’s life is a fairy tale, written by God’s fingers.” — Hans Christian Andersen, Published 10/12/2012

“Of all the factors of personal success, none is more vital than dependability. It is being there and doing what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, that matters most.” — Harry Lemmons, Published 10/09/2012

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” — Benjamin Disraeli, Published 10/01/2012

“To know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived, that is to have succeeded.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Published 09/28/2012

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” — Anatole France, Published 09/24/2012

“Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.” – Author Unknown, Published 07/11/2012

“If there is hope in the future, there is power in the present.” — John Maxwell, Published 06/25/2012

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.” — Soren Kierkegaard, Published 05/30/2012

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” — Vince Lombardi, Published 05/16/2012

“That which cannot be reduced to practice should not be allowed to hamper the mind.” — James Allen, Published 05/10/2012

“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” — Christopher Morley, Published 04/5/2012

“Listening without bias or distraction is the greatest value you can pay another person.” — Denis Waitley, Published 03/13/2012

“Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” – Unknown, Published 02/14/2012

“The vision that you glorify in your mind. The ideal that you enthrone in your heart. This you will build your life by, and this you will become.” — James Allen, Published 02/9/2012

“Everyone faces difficulties; not everyone looks for the opportunities in every difficulty.” — Tony Alessandra, Published 02/3/2012

“Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don’t do well simply because they MAJOR in MINOR things.” — Jim Rohn, Published 02/1/2012

“Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.” — David Letterman, Published 01/30/2012

“Learn how to say NO. Don’t let your mouth overload your back.” — Jim Rohn, Published 01/25/2012

“If you can’t control the wind, adjust your sail.” — Paul Martinelli, Published 01/24/2012

“Success is not measured by what you do compared to what somebody else does. Success is measured by what you do compared to what you are capable of doing.” — Zig Ziglar, Published 01/18/2012

“Not every thought you have needs to be expressed.” — Patricia Fripp, Published 01/17/2012

“Cultivate Curiosity. If you really want to grow in your lifetime, learn to be as inquisitive as a child. Curious people are never bored, and for them life becomes an unending study of joy.” — Anthony Robbins, Published 01/10/2012

“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has been achieved.” — George Bernard Shaw, Published 01/9/2012

“The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious.” — Martin Luther, Published 12/20/2011

“What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?” — George Eliot, Published 12/05/2011

“Look the world straight in the eye.” — Helen Keller, Published 11/30/2011

“If you can’t see the bright side of life, polish the dull side.” — Anonymous, Published 11/19/2011

“Though one may acquire much in wealth, fame, or honor, the real joy of life does not lie there but, rather, in keeping the romance of living going. Nothing gives such complete and profound happiness as the perpetually fresh wonder and mystery of exciting life.” — Norman Vincent Peale, Published 11/4/2011

“When fate throws a dagger at you, there are ways to catch it. If you catch it by the blade, you can harm yourself. But if you catch it by the handle, you can use it to help you fight through the obstacles ahead.” — Norman Vincent Peale, Published 10/27/2011

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Published 10/6/2011

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” — Steve Jobs, Published 10/4/2011

“You about to play an opponent who is either bigger, stronger, faster or more experienced than you. Is there any hope at all? Absolutely, because one factor is in your favor: You are the Underdog!” — Micah Miller, Published 09/28/2011

“One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” — Arnold H. Glasow, Published 09/21/2011

“Few burdens are heavy when everyone lifts.” — Anonymous, Published 09/19/2011

“First we make our habits, then our habits make us.” — Denis Waitley, Published 09/19/2011

“You will see it, when you believe it!” — Wayne Dyer, Published 09/14/2011

“The world’s deadliest poison, can be your own thoughts.” — David Felten, Published 09/7/2011

“The virtue of all achievement is victory over oneself. Those who know this victory can never know defeat.” — Archibald J. Cronin, Published 09/2/2011

“It is the job of conscious rational thought to decide what you want, select the goals you wish to achieve–and concentrate upon these rather than upon what you do not want. To spend time and effort concentrating upon what you do not want is not rational.” — Maxwell Maltz, Published 08/26/2011

“Success is one thing you can’t pay for. You buy it on the installment plan and make payments every day.” — Zig Ziglar, Published 08/24/2011

“Always make new mistakes.” — Esther Dyson

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” — J.C. Penny

“Enthusiasm is the electric current that keeps the engine of life going at top speed.” — W. Clement Stone

“A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts. He can only remain weak and abject and miserable by refusing to lift up his thoughts.” — James Allen

“I must do the most productive thing possible at every given moment.” — Tom Hopkins

“All that we are is a result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” — Buddha

“All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.” — Napoleon Hill

“Fear is a great robber of power. It paralyzes the thinking faculties, ruins spontaneity, enthusiasm, and self confidence. It has a blighting effect upon all one’s thoughts, moods, and efforts. It destroys ambition and efficiency.” — Orison Swett Marden

“To be happy in life you need three things: Someone to love, something to do, and something to look forward to.” — Don Hale

“Let’s fight for our happiness by following a daily program of cheerful and constructive thinking.” — Dale Carnegie

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day, you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” — Jim Rohn

“Only a life lived in the service of others is worth living.” — Albert Einstein

“For myself, I am an optimist. It doesn’t seem to be much use being anything else.” — Winston Churchill

“Anyone can give up; it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” — Christopher Reeve

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is, whether it is positive or negative.” — W. Clement Stone

“Happiness never comes in the future until we can learn to be happy in the present” — Bill Mansell

“It’s not a lucky word, this name ‘impossible'; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.” — Thomas Carlyle

“Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts, bad fruit.” — James Allen

“Something will master and something will serve. Either you run the day or the day runs you; either you run the business or the business runs you.” — Jim Rohn

“I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misfortune, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house and I have the key.” — Charles Fletcher Lummis

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” — Jim Rohn

“I learned 30 years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough trouble overcoming my own limitations without fretting over the fact that God has not seen fit to distribute evenly the gift of intelligence.” — John Wanamaker

“Don’t criticize [others], they are just what we would be under similar circumstances.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” — Robert H. Schuller

“A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.” — Harvey Mackay

“Never rise to speak till you have something to say; and when you have said it, cease.” — John Witherspoon

“That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There isn’t a person anywhere that isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.” — Henry Ford

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” — Frank Scully

“Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.” — Dale Carnegie

“Life is a mission, not a career. A career is a profession. A mission is a cause. A career asks, ‘What’s in it for me?’ A mission asks, ‘How can I make a difference?'” — Sean Covey

“People who tell you it cannot be done almost always are unsuccessful people, are strictly average or mediocre at best in terms of accomplishment. The opinions of these people can be poison.” — David Schwartz

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.” — Will Rogers

“Winning starts with beginning!”

“Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your energies on a limited set of targets.” — Nido Qubein

“In this world, the greatest rewards of success, wealth and happiness are usually obtained not through the exercise of special powers such a genius or intellect but through one’s energetic use of simple means and ordinary qualities.” — Og Mandino
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers

“Spring is nature’s way of saying: Let’s party!” — Robin Williams

“No matter how many worries and anxieties harass you, remember always that they are removable. Enthusiasm with its immense mental and spiritual power can cancel out all fear.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“Never attribute to malice that which can easily be attributed to stupidity.” — Napoleon

“Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches or pounds or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking. How big we think determines the size of our accomplishments.” — David Schwartz

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” — Chinese Proverb

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fall.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When you make a pleasant remark to a stranger, you make him feel one degree better. This makes you feel better and helps you relax. Every time you say something pleasant to another person, you compensate yourself.” — David Schwartz

“You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.” — Les Brown

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

“The great secret of success is that there are no secrets of success; there are only timeless principles that have proven effective throughout the centuries.” — Brian Tracy

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; it is better to be alone than in bad company.” — George Washington

“Life is one grand sweet song, so start the music.” — Ronald Regan

“There is no limit to what a person can accomplish if they don’t care who get’s the credit.” — Larry H. Miller

“When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do.” — Zig Ziglar

“The day I got lucky was the day I stopped believing in luck.” — Parker Garlitz

“Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.” — Helen Keller

“There are many rules to success but none of them work unless you do.” — Don Hale

“Always make new mistakes.” — Esther Dyson

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” — J.C. Penny

“Enthusiasm is the electric current that keeps the engine of life going at top speed.” — W. Clement Stone

“A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts. He can only remain weak and abject and miserable by refusing to lift up his thoughts.” — James Allen

“I must do the most productive thing possible at every given moment.” — Tom Hopkins

“All that we are is a result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” — Buddha

“All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.” — Napoleon Hill

“Fear is a great robber of power. It paralyzes the thinking faculties, ruins spontaneity, enthusiasm, and self confidence. It has a blighting effect upon all one’s thoughts, moods, and efforts. It destroys ambition and efficiency.” — Orison Swett Marden

“To be happy in life you need three things: Someone to love, something to do, and something to look forward to.” — Don Hale

“Let’s fight for our happiness by following a daily program of cheerful and constructive thinking.” — Dale Carnegie

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day, you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” — Jim Rohn

“Only a life lived in the service of others is worth living.” — Albert Einstein

“For myself, I am an optimist. It doesn’t seem to be much use being anything else.” — Winston Churchill

“Anyone can give up; it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” — Christopher Reeve

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is, whether it is positive or negative.” — W. Clement Stone

“Happiness never comes in the future until we can learn to be happy in the present” — Bill Mansell

“It’s not a lucky word, this name ‘impossible'; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.” — Thomas Carlyle

“Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts, bad fruit.” — James Allen

“Something will master and something will serve. Either you run the day or the day runs you; either you run the business or the business runs you.” — Jim Rohn

“I am bigger than anything that can happen to me. All these things, sorrow, misfortune, and suffering, are outside my door. I am in the house and I have the key.” — Charles Fletcher Lummis

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” — Jim Rohn

“I learned 30 years ago that it is foolish to scold. I have enough trouble overcoming my own limitations without fretting over the fact that God has not seen fit to distribute evenly the gift of intelligence.” — John Wanamaker

“Don’t criticize [others], they are just what we would be under similar circumstances.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” — Robert H. Schuller

“A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.” — Harvey Mackay

“Never rise to speak till you have something to say; and when you have said it, cease.” — John Witherspoon

“That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There isn’t a person anywhere that isn’t capable of doing more than he thinks he can.” — Henry Ford

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” — Frank Scully

“Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.” — Dale Carnegie

“Life is a mission, not a career. A career is a profession. A mission is a cause. A career asks, ‘What’s in it for me?’ A mission asks, ‘How can I make a difference?'” — Sean Covey

“People who tell you it cannot be done almost always are unsuccessful people, are strictly average or mediocre at best in terms of accomplishment. The opinions of these people can be poison.” — David Schwartz

“Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.” — Will Rogers

“Winning starts with beginning!”

“Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all of your energies on a limited set of targets.” — Nido Qubein

“In this world, the greatest rewards of success, wealth and happiness are usually obtained not through the exercise of special powers such a genius or intellect but through one’s energetic use of simple means and ordinary qualities.” — Og Mandino
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers

“Spring is nature’s way of saying: Let’s party!” — Robin Williams

“No matter how many worries and anxieties harass you, remember always that they are removable. Enthusiasm with its immense mental and spiritual power can cancel out all fear.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“Never attribute to malice that which can easily be attributed to stupidity.” — Napoleon

“Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches or pounds or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking. How big we think determines the size of our accomplishments.” — David Schwartz

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” — Chinese Proverb

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing but in rising up every time we fall.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When you make a pleasant remark to a stranger, you make him feel one degree better. This makes you feel better and helps you relax. Every time you say something pleasant to another person, you compensate yourself.” — David Schwartz

“You must think of failure and defeat as the spring boards to new achievements, and to the next level of accomplishment.” — Les Brown

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

“The great secret of success is that there are no secrets of success; there are only timeless principles that have proven effective throughout the centuries.” — Brian Tracy

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; it is better to be alone than in bad company.” — George Washington

“Life is one grand sweet song, so start the music.” — Ronald Regan

“There is no limit to what a person can accomplish if they don’t care who get’s the credit.” — Larry H. Miller

“When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do.” — Zig Ziglar

“The day I got lucky was the day I stopped believing in luck.” — Parker Garlitz

“Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.” — Helen Keller

“There are many rules to success but none of them work unless you do.” — Don Hale

“Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.” — Jose Silva

“All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.” — Napoleon Hill

‎”Commitment is a combination of enthusiasm and duty. It means that you are willing to make a decision and then jump in with both feet.” — Bill Mansell

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“You cannot make it as a wandering generality. You must become a meaningful specific.” — Zig Ziglar

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.” — Abraham Lincoln

“The most powerful people, those who make the most powerful difference, learn to choose, not based on what happens to them, they learn to choose based on what they want in the future. People who are proactive make decisions based on what they want.” — Matt Townsend

“Obsession without discipline results in chaos. As obsessed as you are, as much as you want to succeed, if you’re not disciplined it doesn’t work.” — Steve Schiffman

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: “The cause of freedom is identified with the destinies of humanity, and in whatsoever part of the world it gains ground, by and by it will be a common gain to all who desire it.” — Kossuth

“Never become too good at something you hate, they’ll make you do it the rest of your life.” — Ed Greer

“There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” — Napoleon Hill

“Exercise and recreation are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary, because health is worth more than learning.” — Thomas Jefferson

“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 are in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” — Anthony Robbins

“Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.” — William James

“Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it. To someone who has seen a dozen people frown, scowl or turn their faces away, your smile is like the sun breaking through the clouds.” — Dale Carnegie

“Action, even action that results in failure, takes us that much closer to success. But, paralyzed inaction takes us nowhere.” — Bill Mansell

“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” — Sir P. Sidney

“I expect to pass through life but once. –If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow-being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” — Penn

“The world needs role models, instead of critics.” — Denis Waitley

‎”If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.” — Sir Isaac Newton

“The key to the 99 is the one. Or, put another way, the key to the group is the one individual. Think about the one, talk to the one, regard the one, serve the one. If you are sincere and constant, you will discover that gradually your influence with the many will be magnified.” — Stephen R. Covey

“It’s a mark of real leadership to take the lead in getting to know people. Next time you are in a large group, observe something very significant: the most important person present is the one person most active in introducing himself.” — David Schwartz

“What lies before you and what lies behind you pales in significance to what lies within you.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving them.” — Zig Ziglar

“Most people are about as happy as they decide to be.” — Abraham Lincoln

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius

“The moment we discover anything new in life creates a memory all its own. These moment remain with us forever and we sometimes wonder how limited out lives might have been without them.” — Dr. Taylor Hartman

“One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.” — Persian Proverb

“Don’t wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.” — Orison Marden

“Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue.” — Izaak Walton

“Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.” — Napoleon Hill

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” — Buddha

“You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” — Dale Carnegie

“Instead of trying to blend in and be like everyone else, be proud of and celebrate your unique differences and qualities. A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.” — Sean Covey

“I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.” — Thomas Edison

“Taking an axe and chopping your neighbor’s furniture to pieces won’t make your furniture look one bit better; and using verbal axes and grenades on another person doesn’t do one thing to make you a better you, or me a better me.” — David Schwartz

“Whatever you do in life, my friend; No matter what your goal,
Keep your eye upon the doughnut, And not upon the hole.”

“Advantage comes not from the spectacular or the technical. Advantage comes from a persistent seeking of the mundane edge.” — Tom Peters

“Failure is an event, it is not a person.” — Zig Ziglar

“Strong minds talk about ideas; weak minds talk about people.” — Sean Covey

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them!” — James Malinchak

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” — Michelangelo (1475-1564)

“The things you learn after you know it all are the things which really count.” — John Wooden

“The real risk is doing nothing.” — Denis Waitley

“Traveler, there is no path. Paths are made by walking.” — Antonio Machado

“Your ability will grow to match your dreams.” — Jim Rohn

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.” — Roger Bannister (the first man to run a mile in less than 4 minutes)

“When you start doing what you love to do, you will never work another day in your life.” — Brian Tracy

“He who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great.” — Herman Melville

“The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.” — Roger Babson

“With no goals, no priorities, no life strategy of our own, we drift with the herd through an endless meadow of mediocrity, unable to break loose, to achieve even a small part of the dreams we once cherished.” — Og Mandino

“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The biggest secret of self-esteem is this: Begin to appreciate other people more; show respect for any human being merely because he is a child of God and therefore a thing of value.” — Maxwell Maltz

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” — Walt Disney

“The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There is a fatality about unkept good resolutions. They are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” — Sterling W. Sill

“You are the same today that you are going to be five years from now except for two things: the people with whom you associate and the books you read.” — Charles “Tremendous” Jones

“Self discipline provides power and protection . . . the person who controls himself through self discipline can never be controlled by others.” — Tom Hopkins

“If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you’re residing on another planet with a different reality system.” — Wayne Dyer

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.” — Mark Twain

“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” — Abraham Lincoln

“The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either, necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.” — E. M. Gray

“To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing its best to make you somebody else, is
“The more you seek security, the less of it you have. The more you seek opportunity, the more likely it will be that you will achieve the security you desire.” — Brian Tracy

“A fool learns nothing from a wise man; but a wise man learns from a fool.” — Buddha

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others: it is the only means.” — Albert Einstein

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas A Edison

“You will never be able to truly step inside another person, to see the world as he sees it, until you develop the pure desire, the strength of personal character, and the positive Emotional Bank Account, as well as the empathetic listening skills to do it.” — Stephen R. Covey

“Compared with the energetic man, the lazy man is not half alive. Even while the latter is talking about the difficulty of doing a thing, the former is doing it.” — James Allen

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.” — Jim Rohn

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” — Henry James

“An average person with average talent, ambition and education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals.” — Brian Tracy

“The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making them come true.” — James Allen

“Joy is not the absence of pain; it is the presence of God.” — Deanna Edwards

“You don’t have to be great to start but you’ve got to start to be great.” – Joe Sabah

“You were born to be happy. No one has made you unhappy other than YOU, based on the decisions you’ve made or not made about your life.” — Tom Hopkins

“Success is not measured by what you do compared to what somebody else does. Success is measured by what you do compared to what you are capable of doing.” — Zig Ziglar

“In times of change the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” — Eric Hoffer

“If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven’t done anything today.” — Lou Holtz

“Send out anger and impatience, and that’s what you’ll get. Send out love, and you’ll get back love.” — Wayne Dyer

“Tiny drops of rain become a powerful river. Likewise, small actions, consistently applied, can change your world.” — Bill Mansell

When the defining moment comes along, you can only do one of two things: define the moment or let the moment define you.” — Anonymous

“No one ever made a mistake in the future. Therefore, no matter what mistakes lie in your past, your future is spotless.” — Steven Cramer

“People who seek attention, need all the help they can get!” — Denis Waitley

“Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” — Roger Staubach

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing is the wrong thing; and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” — Theodore Roosevelt

“We cannot become what we need to be, remaining what we are.” — Max De Pree

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” — Thomas Edison

“A relationship is like a garden. If it is to thrive it must be watered regularly. Special care must be given, taking into account the seasons as well as any unpredictable weather. New seeds must be sown and weeds must be pulled.” — John Gray, Ph.D.

“Individual commitment to a group effort — that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” — Vince Lombardi

“What is past is past. You can do nothing about yesterday and last month and the failures of last year, but you can do everything toward making tomorrow and the rest of your life what you always dreamed it could be.” — Og Mandino

“Well done is better than well said.” — Benjamin Franklin

“If there is hope in the future, there is power in the present.” — John C. Maxwell

“Many mothers make the mistake of forever looking for the bad in the child, trying to . . . uproot and drive it out. This is like trying to eject the darkness from a room without opening the shutters and letting in the light. As John Newton said, ‘I cannot sweep the darkness out, but I can shine it out.'” — Orison Marden

“Rapport is the ultimate tool for producing results with other people. No matter what you want in your life, if you can develop rapport with the right people, you’ll be able to fill their needs, and they will be able to fill yours.” — Anthony Robbins

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” — Og Mandino

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain–and most fools do!” — Dale Carnegie

“Don’t quack like a duck . . . soar like an eagle.” — Ken Blanchard

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” — Anthony Robbins

“Your brain tends to make happen what it focuses on.” — Daniel G. Amen, M.D.

“The greatest definition for concentration I ever heard is: Wherever you are be there!” — Jim Rohn

“Brick walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things.” — Randy Pausch

“Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared, but only men of character are trusted.” — Zig Ziglar

“If you spread around enough happiness, you’re bound to get some on yourself.” — Bill Mansell

“It is not failure itself that holds you back; it is the fear of failure that paralyzes you.” — Brian Tracy

“You don’t learn a lot from the good things that happen to you, you learn a lot from your challenges and struggles.” — Russ Miller

“Success isn’t magic or hocus-pocus, it’s simply learning how to focus.” — Jack Canfield

“When one door closes another one opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” — Alexander Graham Bell

“Expect to succeed even before you start. All winners no matter what their game start with the expectation that they are going to succeed.” — Denis Waitley

“The most difficult thing but an essential one is to love Life, to love it even while one suffers because Life is all. Life is God and to love Life means to love God.” — Leo Tolstoy

“People behave more on the basis of how they feel than how they think; unless there are good feelings between people, it is almost impossible to reason intelligently.” — Stephen R. Covey

“Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and the more self-confidence you will have.” — Brian Tracy

“You are greater than anything that can happen to you. In a big and terrifying crisis, people find within themselves a power and a strength and also a wisdom they had no idea they possessed.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“Adversity causes some men to break, and others to break records.”

“Life’s greatest moments appear when you step outside your comfort zone, take risks, share your talents, forget your fears . . . open up.” — Bill Mansell

“Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel, until they are too heavy to carry.” — Warren Buffet

“We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough.” — Helen Keller

“A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.” — Zig Ziglar

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” — Gandhi

“Power is the ability to act.” — Anthony Robbins

“Nature gave us two ends: one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then, man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most.” — Robert Bloch

“A person with a clear purpose will make progress, even on the roughest road. A person with no purpose will make no progress, even on the smoothest road.” — Thomas Carlyle

“Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted but excited, because you came in fifth last time.” — Denis Waitley

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, until it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, it is then when you should never give up, for that is just the place and time when the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

“The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don’t.” — Jim Rohn

“You only have two choices about your future: you can let it happen, or you can make it happen.” — Steve Jones

“When you treat people like idiots, they will often meet your expectations. But if you treat them like the smartest, most talented people in the world, you’ll be amazed by what they can accomplish. In the end, being a cheerleader is far more effective than being a drill sergeant.” — Kaplan Thaler and Koval

“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” — Brian Tracy

“Why don’t I do what I know I should do? Ask this question of yourself. Ask seriously because the answer controls your future. Until you start doing what you know you should do, you’re living under a law against success that you’ve imposed on yourself.” — Tom Hopkins

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether this happens at 20 or 80.” — Henry Ford

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it.” — Zig Ziglar

“You are truly successful when you can extend a strong hand to someone who is reaching out or just trying to hang on.” — Denis Waitley

“There’s only one boss in your life . . . and that’s you! The person looking back in the mirror at you is the one you have to answer to every day.” — Wayne Dyer

“Everybody does the things that top people do occasionally. Top people do these things all of the time.” — Brian Tracy

“Get started now. With each step you take you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self confident, and more and more successful… But you have to take action to get it.” — Jack Canfield

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

“The difference between acting badly or brilliantly is not based on your ability, but on the state of your mind and/or body in any given moment.” — Anthony Robbins

“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture.” — Norman Vincent Peale

“Procrastination can be driven from your personality through the simple technique of constantly commanding yourself to get into action . . . and then obeying that command immediately.” — Og Mandino

“Being miserable is a habit; being happy is a habit; and the choice is yours.” — Tom Hopkins

“Repetition may not entertain, but it teaches.” — Bastiat

“When you choose to be pleasant and positive in the way you treat others, you have also chosen, in most cases, how you are going to be treated by others.” — Zig Ziglar

“Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking your potential.” — Winston Churchill

“No-limit people are so in charge that they can trust their instincts, be childlike, be creative, do anything that makes sense to them and make their lives into what they really believe they want for themselves.” — Wayne Dyer

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of person that you will be happy with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” — Foster C. McClellan

“Integrity gives you real freedom because you have nothing to fear since you have nothing to hide.” — Zig Ziglar

“What is it that makes us suppose that we can more easily do twice tomorrow what we didn’t do once today!” — Richard L. Evans

“Within you, whoever you may be, regardless of how big a failure you may think yourself to be, is the ability and the power to do whatever you need to do to be happy and successful.” — Maxwell Maltz

“There are seeds of happiness planted in every human soul. Our mental attitude and disposition constitute the environment in which these seeds may germinate … The secret of happiness lies within each of us, side by side with our resolutions and desires.” — David O. McKay

“Nothing is the worst thing that can happen to us.” — Richard Bach

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” — Ray Kroc

“People who laugh actually live longer than those who don’t laugh. Few people realize that health actually varies according to the amount of their laughter.” — Dr. James Walsh, Fordham University

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” — Zig Ziglar

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” — Abraham Lincoln

“No man is an island entire to himself. Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If any part of the continent is washed away by the sea then every man is the loser by just that much. Any man’s death diminishes me, because I’m involved in mankind.” — John Donne

“Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” — Jack Welch

“Excellence is attained when you care more than others think is wise; risk more than others think is safe; dream more than others think is practical; expect more than others think is possible.” — Jim Gentil

“The wonderful thing about the game of life is that winning and losing are only temporary–unless you quit.” –unknown

“To succeed in life, succeed at being yourself.” — Napoleon Hill

“It’s amazing how much people can get done if they don’t care who gets the credit.” — Sandra Swinney

“You are the architect of your own destiny; you are the master of your own fate; you are behind the steering wheel of your life. There are no limitations to what you can do, have, or be, except the limitations you place on yourself by your own thinking.” — Brian Tracy

“When you’re finished changing . . . you’re finished!” — Benjamin Franklin

“You can’t always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside.” — Wayne Dyer

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

“Results come in proportion to enthusiasm applied.” — David Schwartz

“You can never get ahead by trying to get even.” — Zig Ziglar

“Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” — Dale Carnegie

“Building a successful life is much like building anything else: it should be thoroughly thought about in advance and then carried through to completion.” – Sterling W. Sill

“If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.” — Denis Waitley

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“One kind word can warm three winter months.” — Japanese Proverb

“I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” — William Ernest Henley

“Goals! 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. And there’s no telling what will happen when you act upon them.” — Jim Rohn

“Man alone has the power to transfer his thoughts into physical reality; man alone can dream and make his dreams come true.” — Napoleon Hill

“Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid of missing opportunities when you don’t even try.” — Bill Mansell

“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” — Charles Schwab

“I have missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot . . . and missed! I have failed over and over and over again in my life — and that is precisely why I succeed.” — Michael Jordan

“Success is the continuous journey toward the achievement of predetermined, worthwhile goals.” — Tom Hopkins

“Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.” — Proverbs 17:28

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” — Thomas Jefferson

“He who lives only unto himself withers and dies, while he who forgets himself in the service of others grows and blossoms.” — Gordon B. Hinckley

“Turbulence is a life-force. It is opportunity. Let’s love turbulence and use it for change.” — Ramsay Clark

“Men give me some credit for genius, but all the genius I have lies in this: When I have a subject in mind I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. I explore it in all its bearings. My mind becomes pervaded with it. The result is what some people call the fruits of genius, whereas it is in reality the fruits of study and labor.” — Alexander Hamilton

“A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.” — Napoleon Hill

“Good listeners generally make more sales than good talkers.” — B.C. Holwick

“We’re constantly making choices about the way we spend our time. The issue is not between the good and the bad, but between the good and the best. So often, the enemy of the best is the good.” — Stephen R. Covey

Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” — Chinese Proverb

“The wonderful thing about the game of life is that winning and losing are only temporary–unless you quit.” — Unknown

“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour–his greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear–is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle–victorious.” — Vince Lombardi

“Your life will always be filled with challenges. It’s best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway.” — Brian G. Dyson

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” — Lee Iacoca

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” — Henry Ford

“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” — Hazlitt

“We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin’ thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.” — Zig Ziglar

“Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence, is the key to unlocking your potential.” — Winston Churchill

“A wise man makes more opportunities than he finds.” — Francis Bacon

“There is nothing you can’t accomplish if you clearly decide what it is that you are absolutely committed to achieving, you are willing to take massive action, and you continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever live gives you along the way.” — Anthony Robbins

“Dream no small dreams, for they have no power to stir the souls of men.” — Victor Hugo

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any path will take you there.” — Sioux Proverb

“Some things have to be believed to be seen.” — Ralph Hodgson

“Commit yourself to a dream. Nobody who tries to do something great, but fails, is a total failure. Why? Because he can always be assured that he succeeded in life’s most important battle; he defeated the battle of not trying.” — Robert H. Schuller

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an implulse to soar.” — Helen Keller

“A goal properly set is half way reached.” — Zig Ziglar

“True happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.” — Og Mandino

“If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired–with enthusiasm.” — Vincent Lambardi

“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” –Henry Ford

“To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.” –Sydney Smith

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” — Vincent Lombardi

“Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.” –John Wayne

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” –Mother Teresa

“You may have the loftiest goals, the highest ideals, the noblest dreams, but remember this, nothing works unless you do. –Nido Qubein

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered with failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” –Theodore Roosevelt