Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Motivational & Inspirational Quotes PART 2

About making your own luck in life

"The harder you work, the luckier you get." - Gary Player

“Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it.” - Unknown

"Don't follow trends, start trends." - Frank Capra

"Luck is just another word for tenacity of purpose." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whether you think you can or cannot you are usually right.” - Henry Ford

"We are all in the gutter but some of us are gazing at stars" - Oscar Wilde

"What the mind of a man can conceive and believe the mind of a man can achieve." - Napoleon Hill

"A dream is not something that you wake up from, but something that wakes you up." - Charlie Hedges

"We cannot discover new oceans unless we have the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Unknown

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle

You do not get to improve by sitting alone in the dark.

You get what you sow

"The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"If opportunity doesn't knock build a door." - Milton Berle

"Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working the engines." - Gary Sinise

"If you hear a different drummer - dreamer, take a chance…The road you choose to travel means the difference in the dance." - D. Morgan

"It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best you will very often get it." - W. Somerset Maugham

"Regardless of what company you work for, never forget the most important product you're selling is yourself." - Unknown

"He who has a thousand friends has not a friend to spare, while he who has one enemy shall meet him everywhere." -Ralph Waldo Emerson

About doing the best you can always

“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way." - Booker T.Washington

“When I am working on a problem I do not think about beauty, only about solving the problem. But, when I am finished, if the solution is not beautiful I know it is wrong.” - Buckminster

"Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." - Brian Tracy

"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur Clark

"The most powerful agent of growth and transformation is something much more basic than any technique: a change of heart." - John Welwood

"The starting point for improvement is to recognize the need." - Masaaki Imai, Kaizen

"It's hard to wring my hands when I am busy rolling up my sleeves." - Linda Geraci

"When One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He marks, not that you won or lost, but how you played the game." - Grantland Rice

"Never stand begging for what you have the power to earn." - Miguel de Cervantes

"Your body has limits, your spirit is infinite." - Steven Wilk

"You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think." - Mortimer Adler

Quit grumbling - just do and things will turn out fine

"Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it." - William Durant

"There should be less talk. . . . What do you do then? Take a broom and clean someone's house. That says enough." - Mother Theresa

"Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind." - Milton Garland

"For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe." - Larry Eisenberg

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave." - Mark Twain

Patience is a great virtue to have
"Patience is a bitter plant that produces sweet fruit." - Charles Swindoll 

"Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience." - Ralph Waldo Emerson 

“Our patience will achieve more than our force." - Edmund Burke

"He who jumps to conclusions falls to their death." - Mark J. Ottaviani

Quit grumbling and start living.  

You can have every thing in life

"You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people to get what they want!" - Zig Ziglar

"Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. . . . As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others." - Audrey Hepburn

"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The only way to have a friend is to be one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you don't run your own life, somebody else will." - John Atkinson

About taking some calculated risks in life to succeed

"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." - William Shedd

"The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain." - Dolly Parton

"When you stand at the edge of a cliff, jump to fly, not to fall." - Cody Warner

"...if you ever get a second chance in life, you've got to go all the way." - Lance Armstrong

"Progress always involves risk. You can't steal second with you foot on first." - Unknown

"Originality does not consist in saying what's never been said before but in saying exactly what you mean." - Unknown

"It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"If you're living like there is no God, you better hope you are right." - Unknown

"It's in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." - Anthony Robbins

"It's never crowded along the extra mile." - Dr. Wayne Dyer

"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor souls who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt

“Many risks fail because they were not taken in time. Too many risks are postponed until unnecessarily elaborate preparations are made. This does not mean that one should say, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" That is foolish and self-destructive. . . . But don't sit back waiting for the perfect moment. It almost never comes." - David Viscott

"The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows." - Aristotle Onassis

Take calculated risks.

About capitalizing on an opportunity when you see one

“You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.” - Wayne Gretzky

“A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you.” - Francois Sagan

“In war; resolution. In defeat; defiance. In victory; magnanimity. In peace; goodwill.” - Winston Churchill

You have to plan to get ahead in life

"Never let your memories be greater than your dreams." - Doug Ivester

"The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, ‘In that case, there is no time to lose. Plant it this afternoon!’" - John F. Kennedy

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams." - Dr. Jonas Salk

"Imagination is the highest kite that one can fly." - Lauren Bacall

"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." - Japanese Proverb

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment." - Jim Rohn

"The years teach much which the days never knew." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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