“What you want, wants you.”
Mark Victor Hansen
“Hope might be a virtue, but it is rarely a strategy.”
“If you were seated at a table of, say, 15 of the greatest minds and successes of our day, and you were allowed to ask ONE question, what one question would you ask? Again – you’re only allowed to ask one question … what would that one question be?”
“The percentage of mistakes in quick decisions is no greater than in the long, drawn-out vacillations, and the effect of decisiveness itself makes things go and creates confidence.”
Ann O’Hare McCormick
“In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.”
“If you had your life to live over, what would you have spent more time studying and learning? In other words, in what field would you have devoted more of your energies to understand and master?”
“What would you say has been your single greatest secret of success and will you please outline in detail how to apply it in a practical manner to my life?”
“Some Will, Some Won’t – So What, Someone’s Waiting.”
“For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Now tell me what else I can’t do.”
“A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have.”
“The government is not the solution, it’s the problem.”
“You can have the most beautiful dream in the world, but it takes people to build it.”
“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.”
“If you want one year of prosperity, grow wheat. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.”
“Learn from other’s mistakes…It costs less than learning from your own!”
“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.”
“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.”
“Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.”
“Está la alegría de tener salud, y la alegría de practicar la justicia. Y por sobre todo, la alegría de servir”
“The human contribution is the essential ingredient. It is only in the giving of oneself to others that we truly live.”
Ethel Percy Andrus
“If you can find a better car, buy it!”
Lee Iacocca, Chrysler
“Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.”
“In America there are two tax systems; one for the informed and one for the uniformed. Both systems are legal.”
Justice Learned Hand
“When you get in a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe
“Our great business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.”
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
P.J. O’Rourke, Civil Libertarian
Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)
A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.
Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Ronald Reagan (1986)
If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
Pericles (430 B.C)
No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
Mark Twain (1866)
Talk is cheap … except when Congress does it.
“Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“If the big isn’t happening in your life then it’s usually something small you’re not doing!”
“You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.”
“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”
Vincent Van Gogh
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.”
Vincent van Gogh
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
“When others are greedy you should be fearful, and when others are fearful you should be greedy.”
“See your target. Keep it in your sight. Hit it… until you hit it.”
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even 1 life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward”
“The Great End of Life Is Not knowledge But Action!”
Thomas Henry Huxley
“Knowledge without action, is like having no knowledge at all!”
“How can I make things better?”
Do not ask yourself “Why have I failed”? nor “Why do I always fail?”
Why questions can get you reasons, explanations, justifications, and excuses. But
they usually don’t come up with any useful information. Don’t ask your kid why
he is having trouble in Algebra. Ask him what he needs to do to perform better.
There’s no need to ask an employee why he didn’t get a contract you were bidding
for. Ask him how he can change so you can be certain to get the next one.
“I’ve Failed Over And Over Again, And That’s Why I Succeed”
It is important for you to accomplish your daily goals, because hours turn into days, days turn into weeks, weeks turn into months, and months turn into years.
“If you think you’re beaten, you are,
if you think you dare not, you don’t.
If you like to win, but you think you can’t,
it is almost certain you won’t.”
“If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost,
for out in the world we find,
success begins with a fellows will-
*it’s all in the state of mind.”*
“If you think you’re outclassed, you are,
you’ve got to think high to rise,
you’ve got to be sure of yourself before
you can ever win a prize.”
“Life’s battles don’t always go
to the stronger or faster person,
but sooner or later the person who wins
is the person WHO THINKS THEY CAN!”
Napolean Hill’s Think & Grow Rich
Source: Success Quotes