The third batch of 100 success and motivation quotes. Feel free to put any of them on the back of your business card.
Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them.
People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.
Private victories precede public victories.
What you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, nor to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
One of the reasons I do not need a job or a paycheck is because rich dad trained me to make money from nothing. As you increase the number of investor controls you possess, you continue to reduce your risk in the investment.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life.
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. That is the secret to success.
Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
Be ready when opportunity comes… Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.
Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.
Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.
A good criterion for measuring success in life is the number of people you have made happy.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.
The only difference between a success and a failure is that the successful person is willing to do what the failure is not willing to do.
I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn’t particularly feel like it.
One man with courage is a majority.
When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word “succeed”, you find it simply means to follow through.
The word accounting comes from the word accountability. If you are going to be rich, you need to be accountable for your money.
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
Focused mind power is one of the strongest forces on earth.
Optimism is the one quality more associated with success and happiness than any other.
Between stimulus and response, one has the freedom to choose.
Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, “Here is an opportunity for you to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.”
Circumstance does not make the man; it reveals him to himself.
The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.
Simplicity is the key to brilliance.
He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
The ambitious climbs high and perilous stairs and never cares how long to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.
The key to happiness is having dreams; the key to success is making them come true.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.
The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success.
To gain more abundance a person needs more skills and needs to be more creative and cooperative.
What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.
At least three times every day take a moment and ask yourself what is really important. Have the wisdom and the courage to build your life around your answer.
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: Every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Those who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose.
People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.
One must have strategies to execute dreams.
Predetermine the objectives you want to accomplish. Think big, act big and set out to accomplish big results.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose words and actions show that he knows where he is going.
The man who trims himself to suit everybody will soon whittle himself away.
No man is a failure who is enjoying life.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintaining focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim.
The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.
Many people seem to think that success in one area can compensate for failure in other areas. But can it really?..True effectiveness requires balance.
Success is the result of good judgment, good judgment is a result of experience, experience is often the result of bad judgment.
Not in time, place, or circumstance, but in the man lies success.
No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities.
Your life is in your hands, to make of it what you choose.
Your success and happiness lie in you.
The man who moved a mountain was the one who began carrying away small stones.
Sometimes our best is simply not enough. We have to do what is required.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
Hope is not a dream, but a way of making dreams become reality.
Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.
The history of the world is the history of a few people who had faith in themselves.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
You don’t become enormously successful without encountering some really interesting problems.
Your most expensive advice is the free advice you receive from your financially struggling friends or relatives.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.
Effective people are not problem-minded; they’re opportunity minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
Dreams are only foolish to those who lack them.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
A person’s way of doing things is the direct result of the way he thinks about things.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.