Interesting Quotes Page 21
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
-- Mother Teresa, charity worker
"I might have been born in a hovel, but I am determined to travel with the wind and the stars."
-- Jacqueline Cochran, aviator
"Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory."
-- Diane Arbus, American Photographer
"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable."
-- Coco Chanel, Fashion Designer
"If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances."
-- Alberto Salazar, American Marathon Runner
"Tell a person they are brave and you help them become so. "
-- Thomas Carlyle, Scottish Essayist, Satirist, and Historian
"Wake up with a smile and go after life... live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it."
-- Joe Knapp
"A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused questions. There is something about a well-worded question that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and triggers new ideas and insights."
-- Brian Tracy, Author
"The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability."
-- Henry Ford, carmaker
"If you only care enough for a result, you will almost certainly attain it."
-- William James, Psychologist
"Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time."
-- Brian Tracy, Author
"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."
-- William Faulkner
"Confidence... thrives only on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them, it cannot live."
-- Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. president
"I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success, but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life."
-- Madeleine Albright, secretary of state
"Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success."
-- Bo Bennett, Author
"Nurture your mind with great thoughts for you will never go any higher than you think."
-- Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
"You can't talk yourself out of a problem you behave yourself into."
-- Stephen Covey, Author and Speaker
"Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can."
-- Willis R. Whitney
"Dig the well before you are thirsty."
-- Chinese Proverb
"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."
-- Booker T. Washington, Educator
"If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
-- Henry Ford, Founder of the Ford Motor Company
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure."
-- George Sand, novelist
"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves. "
-- Dale Carnegie, Author
"Do what is right, not what you think the high headquarters wants or what you think will make you look good."
-- Norman Schwarzkopf, General
"If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader."
-- Dolly Parton, Singer
"The fixed determination to have acquired the warrior soul, to either conquer or perish with honor, is the secret of victory."
-- George Patton, General
"It's the little things that make the big things possible. Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class."
-- J. Willard Marriot
"When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them."
-- Zig Ziglar, Motivational Speaker
"Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life."
-- Wayne Dyer, Self-help Author
"The entrepreneur builds an enterprise; the technician builds a job."
-- Michael Gerber, Author and Entrepreneur
"Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes in to us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands, and hopes we've learned something from yesterday."
-- John Wayne, Actor
"There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity."
-- Tom Peters, Author
"Time flies. It's up to you to be the navigator."
-- Robert Orben
"Investment decisions or personal decisions don't wait for the picture to be clarified."
-- Andrew Grove, executive
"You can't have a better tomorrow if you're thinking about yesterday."
-- Charles Kettering, Inventor
"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win."
-- Roger Bannister, Runner
"What matters is where you want to go. Focus in the right direction!"
-- Donald Trump, Billionaire Real Estate Developer
"Eighty-five percent of the reason you get a job, keep that job, and move ahead in that job has to do with your people skills and people knowledge."
-- Cavett Robert
"Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire."
-- Napoleon Hill, Motivational Writer
"Before you begin a thing, remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead... You can only see one thing clearly, and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin."
-- Kathleen Norris, Writer
"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."
-- William Faulkner, Author
"Ingenuity - plus courage, plus work - equals miracles."
-- Bob Richards, Olympic Gold Medalist
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