My Favorite Quotes

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”   - Thomas Jefferson -

"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."  - Benjamin Disraeli -

"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle."  - Steve Jobs -

"If you wait, all that happens is you get older."  - Larry McMurtry -

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination."  - Albert Einstein -

"A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject."  - Winston Churchill -

"The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one."  - Oscar Wilde -

"Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked. Leadership is defined by results, not attributes."  - Peter Drucker -

"Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience."  - Clarence Day -

"It is better to be young in your failures than old in your successes."  - Flannery O'Connor -

"Instead of loving your enemies, treat your friends a little better."  - E.W. Howe -

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

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”  - John Muir -

“One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. ”   - Michael Korda -

"Satisfied customers are apathetic. Loyal customers will be your advocate." - Jeffrey Gitomer -

"Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing."  - Benjamin Franklin -

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

"Imagine if your business burned down and you had to walk across the street and start again, what would you do differently?"  - Brian Tracy -

"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 -

"A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one."  - Mary Kay Ash -

"It's fine to celebrate success, but it's more important to heed the lessons of failure."  - Bill Gates -

"I've always known that life is better when you share it. I now realize it gets even sweeter when you expand the circle."  - Oprah Winfrey -

"I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000l-step process."  - Thomas A. Edison -

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."  - Maria Robinson -

"Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day."  - Sally Koch -

"Right actions for the future are the best apologies for wrong ones in the past."  - Tyron Edwards -

"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."  - Milton Berle

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.”  - Dudley Field Malone -

"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting."   - Christopher Morley -

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. To not have tried is the true failure."  - George Edward Woodberry -

“Do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.”  - Benjamin Franklin -

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going."  - Beverly Sills -

"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it."  - William Durant -

"I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often."  - Brian Tracy -

"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said."  - Peter Drucker -

“Courage is the finest of human qualities because it guarantees all the others.” - Winston Churchill -

“The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.”  - Norman Schwarzkopf -

"Managing to have a sense of humor makes it a lot easier to manage people."  - Steve Wilson -

“You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people to get what they want!”  - Zig Ziglar -

"Make a total commitment to your company, your job, and your career. Uncommitted people have no future."  - Brian Tracy -

"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not."  - Andre Gide -

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."  - Winston Churchill -

"We all have two choices: we can make a living or we can design a life."  - Jim Rohn -

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”  - General Colin Powell -

“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing that's why we recommend it daily.” - Zig Ziglar -

"Every achiever that I have ever met says, 'My life turned around when I began to believe in me.'"  - Dr. Robert Schuller -

"Remember, happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely on what you think."  - Dale Carnegie

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt. Just how we play the hand."  - Randy Pausch -

"No one is born with self confidence. Self confidence is learned and earned with experience." - Denis Waitley -

"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face."  - Eleanor Roosevelt -

"Once a decision is made, you should stop worrying and start working. It’s not always what we know that makes it a good decision. It is what we do to implement and execute it that makes it a good decision."  - John C. Maxwell -

"Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve."  - Napoleon Hill -

"Do or do not. There is no try."  - Yoda -

"Surround yourself with people most like the person you want to become. Stay away from anyone who can or will bring you down."  - Tom Hopkins -

"Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give them yours." - Zig Ziglar -

"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."  - Dale Carnegie -

“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.”  - Maya Angelou -

"It’s good to have money and the things that money can buy, but it’s good, too, to make sure you haven’t lost the things that money can’t buy."  - George Horace Lorimer -

"Break out of the excuse culture. Late? Forgot? Didn't complete? Your fault. Take responsibility."  - Darren Hardy -

"The more you do for others without expectation of return, the more you'll get back from the most unexpected sources."  - Brian Tracy -

"Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work."  - Stephen King -

"Your main competitors aren't other companies; your main competitors are distractions."  - Darren Hardy -

"Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in."  - William Eardley -

"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity."  - Ayn Rand -

"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."  - Aristotle Onassis -

"Winners lose much more often than losers. So if you keep losing but you're still trying, keep it up! You're on the right track."  - Matthew Keith Groves -

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”  - Napoleon Hill -

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me."  - Steve Jobs -

"Lack of true progress may not be a result of not doing what one is supposed to, but lack of focused effort trying not to do too much."  - Darren Hardy -

"You have to think anyway, so why not think big?"  - Donald Trump

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”  - Abraham Lincoln -

"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."  - Mother Teresa -

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts."  - Winston Churchill -

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."  - Ralph Waldo Emerson -

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what ou do. Attitude determines how well you do it."  - Lou Holtz -