So you've got a problem? That's good! Why? Because repeated victories over your problems are the rungs on your ladder to success. With each victory you grow in wisdom, stature and experience. You become a bigger, better, more successful person each time you mend a problem and tackle and conquer it with a positive mental attitude.
--W. Clement Stone
Aim for service and success will follow.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves, they have the first secret of success.
--Norman Vincent Peale
Tomorrow never comes and yesterday never comes back, so live today to it's fullest so that your yesterdays will be remembered with happiness and your tomorrows will be full of brightness and hope.
You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
--Sammy Davis Jr.
The only person who succeeds is the person who is progressively realizing a worthy ideal. He's the person who says, "I'm going to become this" and then begins to work toward that goal.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology
and not complain when things don't go well.
The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance.Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with
increasing clearness on your path.
Success is dependent on effort.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing
how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
--David Starr Jordan
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Only you can make you happy.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
The components of happiness are quite simple. Happiness is gentleness, peace, concentration, simplicity, forgiveness, humor, fearlessness, trust, and now. In its true form each quality includes all the rest, for happiness is whole, and one feels whole when genuinely happy.
The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.
--Harold S. Geneen
Be curious, not judgmental.
All life is an experiment.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Winning is not everything-but making the effort to win is.
Unless a man believes in himself and makes a total commitment to his career and puts everything he has into it- his mind, his body, and his heart- what is life worth to him? If I were a salesman, I would make this commitment to my company, to the product, and most of all, to myself.
--Vince Lombardi & Vince Lombardi, Jr.
Action springs not from thought, but from
a readiness for responsibility.
Laughter is to the soul, what rain is to the earth.
An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity;
a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.
Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself the most comforting words of all: "This, too, shall pass."
Action is the foundational key to all success.
A man of courage is also full of faith.
--Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
Thomas Edison said deafness was his greatest blessing
because it saved him from having to listen to reasons
why things couldn't be done.
Dream no small dreams for they have
no power to move the hearts of men.
The kinder and more thoughtful a person is, the
more kindness he/she can find in other people.
Enthusiasm is the fly-wheel which carries your
saw through the knots in the log.
--Dr. Harvey Cushing
Fences are made for those who cannot fly.
Act with courage and dignity; stick to
the ideals that give meaning to life.
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Everyone has the power of greatness; not for fame, but greatness. Because greatness is determined by service.
--Dr. Martin Luther King
In poverty and other misfortunes of life,
true friends are a sure refuge.
I've never seen a monument erected to a pessimist.
The will to succeed is important, but what's more
important is the will to prepare.
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. --Pat Riley
Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
JUST DO IT!--Nike
Constant effort and frequent mistakes are the stepping stones to genius.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirement of life, when all that we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.
Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did,
but she did it backwards and in high heels.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Take what you do seriously... but don't take yourself seriously. --Chris Kauza
As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
You are already perfect, only you don't know it. Learn to know yourself and you will discover wonders.
--Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
The price that must be paid for mastery is discipline. No one achieves lasting success without it. So from the moment you awake each day, devote yourself to the perfection of whatever you pursue. Do this and you will achieve self-mastery. Achieve self-mastery and you will have the makings of a great leader... Discipline is all about cultivating powerful habits that become part of your lifestyle.
Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts
into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and
make his dreams come true.
Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.
--Gary Ryan Blair
The difference is that raving fans, unlike satisfied customers, become part of your sales force. They tell friends, family and co-workers about your services and your products. And, of course, good things will happen!
Some men see things as they are and say 'why?' Others dream things that never were and say, 'why not?'
--George Bernard Shaw
To bring more creative zest to your life, start by recognizing that creativity isn't simply something you do (like taking a ceramics class), it's a way of being. Approach life so that everything is flavored with, like a great spice in a recipe.
"This is the beginning of a new day. You have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever; in its place is something that you have left behind... let it be something good."
To accomplish great things, we must not only act,
but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
--H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
A friend is someone who recognizes your
innocence always and in all ways.
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
--George E. Woodberry
In faith there is enough light for those who want to
believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.
--Rabbi Harold Kushner
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this
world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances
they want, and if they can't find them, they make them.
--George Bernard Shaw
One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked,
but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
--Michael J. Fox
Gaining trust is like filling a bucket one drop at a time.
Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
As you go up in life, you should always look back and help the people behind you.
--Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
Never fail to stand for something
or else you’ll fall for anything.
Never forget that tomorrow is another day.
The measure of a truly great man is the courtesy with which he treats lesser men.
Never forget that every exit is an entry to somewhere else.
"A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities."
Never fail to apologize when you make a mistake.
Never fail to realize that all journeys begin internally.
When we have Love in our midst we are not being fearless, but rather courageous.--Eva M. Selhub, MD
To live a miraculous life, we must think miraculous thoughts about ourselves, others and opportunities.--Mia Redrick
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.
We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to
start a thing. Action always generates inspiration.
Inspiration seldom generates action.
When you learn to love yourself, and take loving care of yourself, love will come to you in the forms of happiness, success, prosperity, peace, joy, balance and vibrant health.--Dr. Susan Smith Jones, Ph. D
"The Purpose of life is a life of purpose."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Just don't give up trying to do what you really
want to do. Where there is love and inspiration,
I don't think you can go wrong.
Abundance is not something we acquire.
It is something we tune into.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.
"Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals
and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember;
involve me and I’ll understand.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and
the influence of the human spirit.
The beauty of being human is that he/she has the unlimited
capacity to increase his/her potential manifold.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
If a man would move the world, he must first move himself.
"Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself."
There's enough for everyone. If you believe it, if you can see it,
if you act from it, it will show up for you. That's the truth.
--Michael Bernard Beckwith
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask.
Everything you want also wants you. But you have to
take action to get it. --Jack Canfield
You can start with nothing. And out of nothing,
and out of no way, a way will be made.
--Michael Bernard Beckwith
Whether you are someone who has been working for many years,
or someone just starting down that path, or someone who is
still studying, your journey to financial well-being is not
far from where you are now. --Bob Proctor
Happiness is the natural state of our being.
--Michael Bernard Beckwith
“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances.”
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.
Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare
prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.
--William A. Ward