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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

quotations to inspire & motivate

"Progress always involves risks.You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first." Frederick Wilcox

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

The force of Niagara Falls

"Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much." - Erich

Looking out across Santiago, Chile
"When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself." Tibetan Proverb

Liz Claman Tits fox news
"Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting." - Brian Tracy

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

Lake Moraine in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller


The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no use being a damn fool about it. W.C. Fields

Ceibo Tree

Nature and wisdom never are at strife.

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato

Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness. Martin Luther King, Jr

Only the man who crosses the river at night knows the value of the light of day - Chinese Proverb

Diwali Lights
There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something. Henry Ford

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives. Viktor Frankl

If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else. Yogi Berra

The significance of a man is not in what he attains but in what he longs to attain. Kahlil Gibran

"There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hope soon to be swept away." -W. Churchill

"There are three essentials to leadership: humility, clarity and courage." -Chan Master Fuchan Yuan

"The really original woman is the one who first imitates a man." - Italo Svevo

99 quotations

1. I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work .- Thomas Edison
2. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon
3. Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming. – Richard Branson
4. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn
5. An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it. – Roy Ash
6. The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect .- Adam Osborne
7. A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. – John C. Maxwell
8. Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves. - E. Joseph Cossman
9. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein
You can’t ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new. – Steve Jobs
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory. – Fortune Cookie
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said. – Peter F. Drucker
If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti
If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals. – Brian Tracy
The entrepreneur builds an enterprise; the technician builds a job. – Michael Gerber
As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big. – Donald Trump
Don’t make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up. – Thomas J. Watson
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom. – Silvio Berlusconi
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions. – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. – Napoleon Hill
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. – Bill Cosby
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby
Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it. – W. Clement Stone
Success is not in what you have, but who you are. – Bo Bennet
Failure is not about insecurity. It’s about lack of execution. – Jeffrey Gitomer
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. – Henry Ford
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. - Napoleon Hill
Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be. – W. Clement Stone
Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said. – Jim Rohn
Try not to be a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein
The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Peter Drucker
You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to have, be anything you wish to be. – Robert Collier
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John C. Maxwell
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. – Bo Bennett
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual. – Natalie Clifford Barney
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night. – Henry Ford
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. – Zig Ziglar
Every choice you make has an end result. – Zig Ziglar
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn
Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often. – Mark Twain
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are asking, What’s in it for me? – Brian Tracy
A goal is a dream with a deadline. – Napoleon Hill
Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice. – Peter Drucker
Tell the world what you intend to do, but first show it. – Napoleon Hill
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. – Ralph Nader
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know. – Jim Rohn
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic. – Dale Carnegie
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. – Napoleon Hill
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. – Napoleon Hill
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. – Confucius
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. – Andre Gide
Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it. - Jim Rohn
If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got! – Alan Scott
Vision without action is daydreaming and action without vision is a nightmare. – Anon
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale Carnegie
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. – Benjamin Franklin
If you want to reach a goal, you must ’see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal. – Zig Ziglar
The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch. – Jim Rohn
An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
63. There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way. – Christopher Morley
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney
I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life.. it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true. – Walt Disney
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything. – W. Clement Stone
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. – Napoleon Hill
Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process. – Jim Rohn
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates
If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful. – Jeff Bezos
Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless. – Tim Blixseth
I’ve always worked very, very hard, and the harder I worked, the luckier I got. - Alan Bond
Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you. – Mark Cuban
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone. – Thomas Carlyle
You won’t get anything unless you have the vision to imagine it. – John Lennon
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea. – Jim Rohn
If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough. – Mario Andretti
If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share. – W. Clement Stone
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success – Henry Ford
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have – Zig Ziglar
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same. – Colin R. Davis
Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom. – General George Patton
If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers. – Bo Bennett
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. – David Ogilvy
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. – Zig Ziglar
In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm. In the real world all rests on perseverance. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others. – Cicero
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. – Napoleon Hill
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible. – Marion C. Garretty
I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success. – Jack Welch
You take on the responsibility for making your dream a reality. – Les Brown
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan
Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be. – Jack Welch
If you don’t have a competitive advantage, don’t compete. – Jack Welch
As a rule, we find what we look for; we achieve what we get ready for. – James Cash Penney
Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves. – Zig Ziglar
It is always the start that requires the greatest effort. – James Cash Penney
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

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