Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Other Writers and Favorite Quotes

"No matter who you are or what your age may be, if you want to achieve permanent, sustaining success, the motivation that will drive you toward that goal must come from within." ~Paul J. Meyer


"You must first clearly see a thing in your mind before you can do it." ~Alex Morrison


"This above all, to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man." ~Shakespeare


"An open mind is the beginning of self-discovery and growth. We can't learn anything new until we can admit that we don't already know everything." ~Erwin G. Hall


"God asks no man whether he will accept life. That is not the choice. You must take it. The only choice is how." ~Henry Ward Beecher


"Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of potimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough." ~Richard M. DeVos


"Discipline means choices. Every time you say yes to a goal or objective, you say no to many more." Sybil Stanton


"Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it, establish your priorities, and go to work!" ~H. Lamar Hunt


"Without good manners human society becomes intolerable and impossible." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Laugh and be well." ~Matthew Green


"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...." ~Robert Collier


"A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever." ~Martin Tupper


"The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose." ~J. Martin Kohe


"Kind words do not cost much....  Yet they accomplish much." ~Blaise Pascal


"Motivation starts with a sense of desire....  When you want something, you become motivated to get it." ~Denis Waitley


"One cannot participate in this mysterious act of living with any hope of satisfaction unless one understands a few simple rules." ~Og Mandino


"Only a life of goodness and honesty leaves us feeling spiritually healthy and human." ~Harold Kushner


"Do all the good you can, by all the means you can." ~John Wesley


"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." ~Aristotle


"When ... we, as individuals, obey laws that direct us to behave for the welfare of the community as a whole, we are indirectly helping to promote the pursuit of happiness by our fellow human beings." ~Aristotle


"Don't complain because you don't have....  Enjoy what you've got." ~H. Stanley Judd


"It is not how much we have but how much we enjoy...." ~Charles Spurgeon


"Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that; it is its nature.  Let life go on in it." -~Leo Tolstoy


"The mind is a bit like a garden.  If it isn't fed and cultivated, weeds will take it over." ~Erwin G. Hall


"Don't be afraid to fail.  Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure.  Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge.  It's OK to fail.  If you're not failing you're not growing." ~H. Stanley Judd


"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


"All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood; if they are not, they are not great truths." ~Napoleon Hill


"Of all the gifts bestowed by nature on human beings, hearty laughter must be close to the top." ~Norman Cousins


"Virtually nothing on earth can stop a person with a positive attitude who has his goal clearly in sight." ~Denis Waitley


"The best prize life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." --Theodore Roosevelt


"Success means doing the best we can with what we have.  Success is in the doing, not the getting--in the trying, not the triumph." ~Wynn Davis


"Life is a series of problems.  Do we want to moan about them or solve them?" ~M. Scott Peck


"People with goals succeed because they know where they're going." ~Earl Nightingale


"The Road Less Traveled." ~M. Scott Peck


"For the most part we travel on a route that will enable a quicker process--but it's alright to take a route that is safe and slower--  We will get there." ~Lin Douglas Richardson.


"No man is an Island." ~Thomas Merton


"We are given 'versatile' opportunities to do as we can.  It's up to us to make the 'best' decisions." ~Lin Douglas Richardson


"In other words 'patience' is the 'key' to many success stories." ~ Lin Douglas Richardson


"Time is life. It is irreversible and irreplaceable.  To waste your time is to waste your life, but to master your time is to master your life and make the most of it." ~Alan Lakein


"Self-esteem is the reputation you have with yourself." ~Brian Tracy


"On the bookshelf of life, God is a useful work of reference, always at hand but seldom consulted." ~Dag Hammarskjold


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