There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try, and keep trying, for there is nothing to lose by trying and a great deal to gain if successful. By all means TRY! Do it NOW!!!
Keep your mind on your objective, and persist until you succeed. Study, think, and plan.
You can develop a burning desire to succeed. How? Keep your mind on the things you want and off the things you don’t want.
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.
All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. the first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. If you’re not clear about this, then write it down, and rewrite it until the words express precisely what you are after. Every disadvantage has an equivalent advantage – if you’ll take the trouble to find it. Learn to do that and you’ll kick the stuffing out of adversity every time.
To be happy, make other people happy.
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
So many fail because they don’t get started – they don’t go. They don’t overcome inertia. They don’t begin.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
Instead of believing the world is plotting to do you harm, choose to believe the world is plotting to do you good. Instead of seeing every difficult challenging event as a negative, see it for what it could be – something that is meant to enrich you, empower you, or advance your causes.
Sometimes the things that seem to be adversities turn out to be opportunities in disguise.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
If you cannot save money, the seeds of greatness are not in you.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don’t need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be.
So, you’ve got a problem? That’s good! Why? Because repeated victories over your problems are the rungs on your ladder of success. With each victory, you grow in wisdom, stature and experience. You become a better, bigger, more successful person each time you meet a problem and tackle and conquer it with a positive mental attitude.
Are the things around you helping you toward success, or are they holding you back?
Effort and work can become fun when you establish specific desirable goals.
Enthusiasm is the electric current that keeps the engine of life going at top speed.