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"The barrier (to) success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability."
Source: Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President
Quotes on this page were found on refresher.com words of wisdom site and through Brian Tracey emails
"When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter five years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go."
Source: Catherine Pulsifer, writer
"Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use."
Source: Ruth Gordon, actress
"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks."
Source: Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway, CEO
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"When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value."
Source: Thomas Edison, inventor
"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."
Source: J. Willard Marriot
"The ability to summon positive emotions during periods of intense stress lies at the heart of effective leadership."
Source: Jim Loehr, psychologist
"Nothing great has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstances."
Source: Bruce Barton, advertising executive
"In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends."
Source: John Churton Collins, critic
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
Source: Maya Angelou, Poet
"Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action."
Source: Napolean Hill, Motivational Writer
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do."
Source: Amelia Earhart, aviator
"People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds. It is something one creates."
Source: Thomas Szasz, psychiatrist
"We are made to persist. That's how we find out who we are."
-- Tobias Wolff, Writer
"No task is a long one but the task on which one dare not start. It becomes a nightmare."
Source: Charles Baudelaire, poet
"There is no such thing as natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls."
Source: Lee Trevino, golfer
"The great creators-the thinkers, the artists, the scientists, the inventors-stood alone against the men of their time."
Source: Ayn Rand, writer
"The most powerful element in advertising is the truth."
Source: William Bernbach, ad executive
"I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint--and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing "
Source: Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host
"Leaders get out front and stay there by raising the standards by which they judge themselves - and by which they are willing to be judged."
Source: Frederick Smith, Federal Express founder
"Success is waking up in the morning and bounding out of bed because there's something out there that you love to do, that you believe in, that you're good at - something that's bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again."
Source: Whit Hobbs
"Before a person can achieve the kind of life he wants, he must think, act, walk, talk and conduct himself in all of his affairs as would the person he wishes to become."
Source: Zig Ziglar, Author
"Imagination grows by exercise and, contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young."
Source: Paul McCartney, musician
"You get the best out of others when you get the best out of yourself."
Source: Harvey Firestone, tire executive