Positive Quotes

"Never mistake knowledge for "Wisdom" one helps make a Living the other helps you make Life!" - Sandre Carey

 “To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart.” - Thomas J. Watson

 “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Edison

“Ever notice how it’s a penny for your thoughts, yet you put in your two-cents? Someone is making a penny on the deal.”  - Steven Wright

“I didn’t go to college, but if I did, I would’ve taken all my tests at a restaurant, ’cause ‘The customer is always right.”- Mitch Hedberg

“My son is now an ‘entrepreneur’. That’s what you’re called when you don’t have a job.” - Ted Turner

“Marking dynamos for repair $10,000.00—2 hours labor $10.00; knowing where to mark $9,990.00.” - Invoice from Charles Steinmetz

 “A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” - Henry Ford

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages.” - Robert Bosch

Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” - Will Smith

 “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Agatha Christie

“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” - Catherine Cook

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” -Bill Gates

“Everything started as nothing.” -Ben Weissenstein

 “Start today, not tomorrow. If anything, you should have started yesterday.” - Emil Motycka

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” - Babe Ruth

“If you’re not living life on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” - Anonymous

 “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” - Mark Twain

“Not a single person whose name is worth remembering lived a life of ease.” - Ryan P. Allis

 “A bad workman blames his tools.” - Chinese Proverb

“You’ve got to stop doing all the things that people have tried, tested, and found out don’t work.” - Michael Dunlop

“Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly, I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt

“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” - Chinese Proverb

“Unlimited power may be available when two or more people coordinate their thoughts and actions in a spirit of perfect harmony for the attainment of a definite purpose.” - Napoleon Hill

"Without the rain, there would be no rainbow." - Gilbert Chesterton

"Always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question." -E E Cummings

"For all the advances in medicine there is still no cure for the common birthday."- John Herschel Glenn Jr.

"Be intent upon the perfection of the present day." -William Law

"What is Dracula's favorite fruit? Neck-tarines. He would not give the devil a knife to cut his throat." - Italian Proverb

"The opposite of love is not hate, but apathy. You cannot hate someone you don't care about."- Unknown

"Knowledge is the most democratic source of power." -Alvin Toffler

"Never let the sun go down on your anger." - Italian Proverb

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit Genius hits a target no one else can see. " - Arthur Schopenhauer

"All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers."- Orison Swett Marden

"Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them." - Horace, 65 B.C.-8 B.C.

"Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery." - Mahatma Gandhi, 1869-1948                  

"You must know for which harbor you are headed if you are to catch the right wind to take you there." - Seneca, 4 BC-AD 65

"The opposite of love is not hate, but apathy. You cannot hate someone you don't care about." - Unknown

"Knowledge is the most democratic source of power." -Alvin Toffler

"Never let the sun go down on your anger." - Italian Proverb

"Talent hits a target no one else can hit Genius hits a target no one else can see."- Arthur Schopenhauer

"All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers."- Orison Swett Marden

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, "I'm possible!" -Audrey Hepburn

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire in the first place.” - Jim Rohn

I treat business a bit like a computer game. I count money as points. I’m doing really well: making lots of money and lots of points.” - Michael Dunlop

 “Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.” - Robert Orben

 "When we change the way we think, we change our lives. What most people do not understand is how powerful our thinking is and how involved it is in our health." - Bob Proctor

"It doesn't matter where you are,
you are nowhere compared to where you can go." - Bob Proctor

"Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous." - Confucius, 551 BC-479 BC

"Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader." - Tacitus, 56 AD-117 AD

"Success in life is a matter not so much of talent or opportunity as of concentration and perseverance." - C. W. Wendte, 1844-1931

"We all possess more power and greater possibilities than we realize, and visualizing is one of the greatest of these powers." - Genevieve Behrend, 1881-1960

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” - Chinese Proverb

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable." - Christopher Reeve

 "So often we dwell on the things that seem impossible rather than on the things that are possible. So often we are depressed by what remains to be done and forget to be thankful for all that has been done." - Marian Wright Edelman

"One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat." - Napoleon Hill

"We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future." - Steve Maraboli

 "Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens." - John Homer Miller

"Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change." - Tom Clancy

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter F. Drucker

"Many only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people." - Will Rogers, 1879-1935

"Adversity is wont to reveal genius, prosperity to hide it." - Horace, 65 B.C.-8 B.C.

"The hand that follows intellect can achieve." - Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564

"Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of pleasures, costs nothing, and conveys much." - Erastus Wiman, 1834-1904

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" - Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890

"The rose is fairest when 't is budding new, and hope is brightest when it dawns from fears." - Walter Scott, 1771-1832

"The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half."  - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so he is." - Publilius Syrus

"If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.  And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." - Jim Rohn

"The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE.
Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results,
just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat."
-Napoleon Hill

"We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness." -Maxwell Maltz

"Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution." - Deepak Chopra

"When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve." - Napoleon Hil

"The "self-image" is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior." -Maxwell Maltz

"If you want to succeed, double your failure rate."  Samuel Butler, 1835-1902

"Take all the swift advantage of the hours."  William Shakespeare, 1564-1616

"If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?"   Joe Namath

"Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."  Warren Buffett

"A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere."  Joyce Meyer

"There is no passion to be found in playing small — settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."  Nelson Mandela

"There is never a better measure of what a person is than what he does when he's absolutely free to choose."  William M. Bulger

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

"I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude."  Brene Brown

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."  Albert Einstein

"It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions."  Jim Rohn

 "It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference."  Zig Ziglar

"Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again."  James R. Cook

 "Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time."                 Bob Proctor


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