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The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it Pearl S. Buck Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skilfull execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives Will Foster Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment Oprah Winfrey A man is relieved and happy when he has put his heart into his work and done his best Ralph Waldo Emerson The noblest search is the search for excellence Lyndon B. Johnson Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work Daniel H. Burnham Set excellent performance as your standard and strive to achieve it each day Brian Tracy Don't wait for an employer, friend, or mentor to show appreciation for your work. Take pride in your own efforts on a daily basis Denis Waitley Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are August W. Hare The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence Eddie Robinson Strive for perfection in everything. Take the best that exists and make it better. If it doesn't exist, create it. Accept nothing nearly right or good enough Henry Royce

Excellence is more fun than mediocrity Leonard Berry Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment Thomas Carlyle Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing Harriet Braiker It's simple ... go the extra mile and you will stand out from the crowd Robin Crow All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence Martin Luther King, Jr. I believe one of the most important priorities is to do whatever we do as well as we can Victor Kermit Kiam Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better Pat Riley Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work Aristotle Productivity is determined not by work ... but by effective actions disguised as work Doug Firebaugh Believe in the best ... have a goal for the best, never be satisfied with less than your best, try your best, and in the long run things will turn out for the best Henry Ford Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends Brian Tracy Striving for perfection is the greatest stopper there is. It's your excuse to yourself for not doing anything. Instead, strive for excellence, doing your best Sir Laurence Olivier Then give to the world the best you have, and the best will come back to you Madeline Bridges We must overcome the notion that we must be regular. It robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre

Uta Hagen It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't Martin Van Buren I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying Greg LeMond It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him John Steinbeck Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed Mia Hamm Strive for perfection in everything. Take the best that exists and make it better. If it doesn't exist, create it. Accept nothing nearly right or good enough Henry Royce It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing of the little things, the common duties, a little better and better Elizabeth Stuart Phelps One that desires to excel should endeavour in those things that are in themselves most excellent Epictetus Emphasize the best, and minimize the rest Katherine Hammett Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery. These models of excellence will inspire you and guide you toward the fulfillment of your highest potential Michael Gelb and Tony Buzan Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way Booker T. Washington A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance Tom Flores Reality forms around your commitments. The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it

Max Steingart Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude Colin L. Powell Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day Booker T. Washington The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential ... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence Eddie Robinson What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence Samuel Johnson Be great in act, as you have been in thought William Shakespeare Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing Harriet Braiker It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Champions keep playing until they get it right Billie Jean King How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment to improve the world Anne Frank The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential...these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence Eddie Robinson The starting point of all achievement is desire Napoleon Hill Excellence is an art won by training and habitation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then is not an act but a habit Aristotle

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects Alexis de Tocqueville Always seek to excel yourself. Put yourself in competition with yourself each day. Each morning look back upon your work of yesterday and then try to beat it Charles M. Sheldon Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones tend to take care of themselves Dale Carnegie It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it W. Somerset Maugham The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavour Vincent Lombardi There is nothing impossible to him who will try Alexander the Great Quality is not an act. It is a habit Aristotle My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment Oprah Winfrey He who cherishes a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal in his heart, will one day realize it. Dream lofty dreams and as you dream so shall you become James Allen The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur Vince Lombardi Personal development is your springboard to personal excellence. Ongoing, continuous, non-stop personal development literally assures you that there is no limit to what you can accomplish Brian Tracy

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away Denis Waitley Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do. Brian Tracy Every memorable act in the history of the world is a triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was ever achieved without it because it gives any challenge or any occupation, no matter how frightening or difficult, a new meaning. Without enthusiasm you are doomed to a life of mediocrity but with it you can accomplish miracles Og Mandino Strive for perfection in everything. Take the best that exists and make it better. If it doesn't exist, create it. Accept nothing nearly right or good enough Henry Royce Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it Margaret Thatcher It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice Eric Lindros Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort John Ruskin Life is made up of little things. It is very rarely that an occasion is offered for doing a great deal at once. True greatness consists in being great in the little things Charles Simmons Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives Willa A. Foster The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach you full potential, these are the keys that will unlock the door of personal excellence Eddie Robinson Have confidence that if you have done a little thing well,

you can do a bigger thing well, too Joseph Storey Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Few have excellence thrust upon them, they achieve it. They do not achieve it unwittingly by doing what comes naturally and they don't stumble into it in the course of amusing themselves. All excellence involves discipline and tenacity of purpose John William Gardner Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together Vincent Van Gogh Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself William Faulkner Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery. These models of excellence will inspire you and guide you toward the fulfilment of your highest potential Tony Buzan We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit Aristotle Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expect of you Henry Ward Beecher Remember every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence Author Unknown Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to become better Pat Riley Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it George Halas Excellence can be attained if you care more than others think is wise, risk more than others think is safe, dream more than others think is practical, and expect more than others think is possible Author Unknown

When someone does something well, applaud! You will make two people happy Samuel Goldwyn If your number one goal is to make sure that everyone likes and approves of you, then you risk sacrificing your uniqueness and, therefore, your excellence Author Unknown

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The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch Jim Rohn Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the positive decisions and actions you take today Akin A. Awolaja Sometimes in our attempt to give children what we did not have, we forget to give our children what we did have Connie Podesta Be creative. Use unconventional thinking. And have the guts to carry it out Lee Iacocca Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself George Bernard Shaw Gratitude connects us to others and feeling gratitude allows us to be our best selves. When we are truly grateful, we can count on living the life we want M.J. Ryan Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls David Thomas He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has Epictetus Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others Cicero Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles. It won't take the potholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother Barbara Johnson

To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before Author Unknown We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you Jeff Warner Living on purpose requires us to find what we love fiercely, give it all we've got and then pass it on, as if it were a torch, to those who follow Dawna Markova When you give someone a book, you don't give him just paper, ink, and glue. You give him the possibility of a whole new life Christopher Morley (1890-1957) When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams Les Brown He that does good to another does good also to himself, not only in the consequence but in the very act. For the consciousness of well-doing is in itself ample reward Lucius Annaeus Seneca Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push - a smile. A word of optimism and hope, a 'you can do it!' when things are tough Richard De Vos Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart Sarah Ban Breathnach The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be one's own self Montaigne The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker Helen Keller Don't read a book and be a follower; read a book and be a student Jim Rohn

Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream? Ashleigh Brilliant There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure Paulo Coelho It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best Henry Van Dyke Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one Eleanor Roosevelt You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life Steve Jobs What you think of yourself is much more important than what others think of you Lucius Annaeus Seneca Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant Robert Louis Stevenson The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings Okakura Kakuzo I am - the two most powerful words in the world, for whatever we put after them becomes our reality Susan Howson There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them Denis Waitley Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit Helena Rubinstein There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment Norman Vincent Peale

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will and his personal responsibility Albert Schweitzer If you don't take charge of shaping your own destiny, others will apply their agenda to you Eric Allenbaugh Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn Benjamin Franklin You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late Ralph Waldo Emerson A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline Harvey Mackay None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm Henry David Thoreau What you leave in your children, is more important than what you leave to them Denis Waitley The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness Lionel Barrymore Yes, there are times when something is legitimately not our fault. Blaming others, however, keeps us in a stuck state and is ultimately rough on our own self-esteem Eric Allenbaugh Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice Nora Roberts If you know peace, then you thrive; if you know contentment, then you are rich Su Shi Anger is one letter short of danger! Denis Waitley The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post L. Thomas Holdcroft

Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go; Scatter bits of courtesy - watch them grow and grow. Gather buds of friendship, keep them till full-blown; You will have more happiness than you have ever known. Amy R. Raabe Be humble, be big in mind and soul, be kindly; you will like yourself that way and so will other people Norman Vincent Peale Faith is the hostess that will not entertain doubt Jenna Wright Often we set out to make a difference in the lives of others, only to discover we have made a difference in our own Ellie Braun-Haley Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm. Norman Vincent Peale We don't know who we are until we see what we can do Martha Grimes Deeds not stones, are the true monuments of the great Motley Lack and limitation can only exist when we make room for them in our mind Bob Proctor Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood Ralph Waldo Emerson Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? A thermometer only reflects the temperature of its environment, adjusting to the situation. But a thermostat initiates action to change the temperature in its environment Nido Qubein Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before Bonnie Blair Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things Jim Rohn I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today William Allen White 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 Jim Rohn Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia Alexis Carrel There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island ... and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life Walt Disney Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you Carl Sandburg I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center Kurt Vonnegut Jnr A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you Bob Proctor The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers Deepak Chopra You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time Charles F. Kettering There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer, no disease that enough love will not heal, no door that enough love will not bridge Emmet Fox We can cross the rivers of doubt and discouragement on the bridge of faith even before we get to them

Sterling W. Sill When you speak of someone or about someone, you should speak as though they were in the room with you. The ears that you speak to today are attached to the mouth that could relay the message tomorrow William 'Biddy' Allen The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said Peter Drucker If you travel alone, you can probably go faster. But the journey will never be as rewarding, and you probably won't be able to go as far John Maxwell If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches Carolyn Gilmore The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand Robert Vallett Surely it's no coincidence that the word listen is an anagram of the word silent! Author Unknown There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it Edith Wharton Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward Soren Kierkegaard Change comes more from managing the journey than from announcing the destination William Bridges Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful, lest you let others spend it for you Rod McKuen Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you Jim Rohn A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view Wilma Askinas A hug is like a boomerang, you get it back right away Bill Keane

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination Nelson Mandela Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going Jim Rohn Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU! John Assaraf It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has Henry Ward Beecher Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us, but in what we make out of what they do to us Harry Emerson Fosdick You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him Leo Aikman Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory Alan Alda There isn't a ruler, a yard stick or a measuring tape in the entire world long enough to compute the strength and capabilities inside you Paul J Meyer The real act of discovery is not in finding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes Marcel Proust I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort Elizabeth T. King Dedicate yourself to continuous personal improvement you are your most precious resource Brian Tracy Learning is like rowing upstream, if you stop, you go backwards Author Unknown

The sad part about life is we tend to comment only on those who do it wrong and neglect to balance it with praise for those who do it right Keith Ready Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest Georgia O'Keeffe A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway Jerome Cummings You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you: You produce it. You live it Bruce Mau The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice George Eliot Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself Julia Cameron No one limits your growth but you. If you want to earn more, learn more. That means you'll work harder for a while; that means you'll work longer for a while. But you'll be paid for your extra effort with enhanced earnings down the road Tom Hopkins Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened; vision cleared; ambition inspired, and success achieved Helen Keller

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Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform cease to exist Mary Kay Ash It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success Pablo Picasso Nature gave us two ends: one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then, man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most Robert Albert Bloch The secret of success is consistency of purpose Benjamin Disraeli Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor Brian Tracy Talent is a dreadfully cheap commodity, cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work and study Stephen King The path to success is to take massive, determined action Anthony Robbins The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success Brian Tracy Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) All successful men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose Brian Tracy

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success Henry Ford (1863-1947) Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals Jim Rohn Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed Booker T. Washington Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time Arnold H. Glasow Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing B.C. Forbes One of the secrets of success is to refuse to let temporary setbacks defeat us Mary Kay Ash Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong Leo Buscaglia For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind Ralph Waldo Emerson There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure Colin L. Powell Success is not measured by what a person accomplishes, but by the opposition they have encountered, and by the courage with which they have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds Charles Lindberg Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you get the most from your talent Nolan Ryan Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.

Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be Harry Emerson Fosdick Success is not the destination; it's a way to travel Denis Waitley Material success may result in the accumulation of possessions: but only spiritual success will enable you to enjoy them Nido Qubein Success is never ending, failure is never final Dr. Robert Schuller When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do Zig Ziglar Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners in life use to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact, and dreams into actual goals Denis Waitley Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other Abraham Lincoln When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt Henry J. Kaiser Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture Lydia M. Child Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become Jim Rohn There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything Vince Lombardi If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome Ann Bradstreet As long as you keep yourself centered, and are fulfilling the purpose you were sent here for, you will succeed and be prosperous in all areas of life. Jose Silva

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing Abraham Lincoln The patient person accepts a certain amount of failure knowing that it is as important a thread in the fabric of life as is success. Great individuals make great successes out of failure Denis Waitley One of the secrets to success is ideas mixed with inspiration Jim Rohn Integrity is the essence of everything successful R. Buckminster Fuller Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it Maya Angelou Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have Zig Ziglar Successful people believe in the validity of their own dreams and goals, even if dreams are all they have to go on Denis Waitley It's usually the last ounce of effort that tips the scales of success Rick Beneteau By staying focused and flexible, you will meet and exceed your major life-forming goals. Success is not a resting-place - it is a launching pad Denis Waitley Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture! Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Success is waking up in the morning, whoever you are, wherever you are, however old or young, and bounding out of bed because there's something out there you love to do, that you believe in, that you're good at something that's bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again today Whit Hobbs

There is a direct relationship between joy and effort. The joy of success is in ratio to the amount of effort expended to achieve it Denis Waitley I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got Walter Cronkite There is more to success than reaching goals. Even a vast fortune can leave you feeling alone, unfulfilled and spiritually poor. Success must also include a joyful appreciation of living an authentic joy that pulls us toward the next episode of our life's purpose Steve Brunkhorst Success is not for the timid. It is for those who seek guidance, make decisions, and take decisive action Jose Silva The only person who succeeds is the person who is progressively realizing a worthy ideal. That's the person who says, 'I'm going to become this' and then begins to work toward that goal Earl Nightingale Success is not an entitlement. It has to be earned Howard Schultz I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours Henry David Thoreau I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen Frank Lloyd Wright To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed Bernard Edmonds Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it Maya Angelou A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner English poverb

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands Zig Ziglar One that would have the fruit must climb the tree Thomas Fuller Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough Og Mandino Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most Al Capp The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand Vince Lombardi 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 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Luck is the mindset of success in motion Rick Beneteau Success lies in the heart, and is activated by the hope that lies in the dream Doug Firebaugh If you work just for the money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours Ray Kroc The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places Author Unknown The trouble with many plans is that they are based on the way things are now. To be successful, your personal plan must focus on what you want, not what you have Nido Qubein Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more A. Lou Vickery In the end, its extra effort that separates a winner from second place. But winning takes a lot more that that, too.

It starts with complete command of the fundamentals. Then it takes desire, determination, discipline, and self-sacrifice. And finally, it takes a great deal of love, fairness and respect for your fellow man. Put all these together, and even if you don't win, how can you lose? Jesse Owens Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough Og Mandino Even the most daring and accomplished people have undergone tremendous difficulty. In fact, the more successful they became, the more they attributed their success to the lessons learned during their most difficult times Barbara Rose To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to give one's self ... this is to have succeeded Ralph Waldo Emerson The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't, is the willingness to work very very hard Helen Gurley Brown For success, attitude is equally as important as ability Harry F. Banks You always pass failure on the way to success Mickey Rooney True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful Author Unknown Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! Andrew Carnegie If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours Henry David Thoreau Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, make me feel important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life Mary Kay Ash I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct

proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep trying! Tom Hopkins Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and co-workers, and even strangers you meet along the way Barbara Bush Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful Albert Schweitzer The first principle of success is desire-knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed Robert Collier The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better Barbara Pletcher Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others Danny Thomas People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to George E. Allen You are a success when you have made friends with your past, are focused on the present, and are optimistic about your future Zig Ziglar Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted David Bly What ever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back and see you do it again and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do Walt Disney The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work Arthur Brisbane

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you Tony Dorsett The road to success is always under construction Author Unknown The secret of success is constancy to purpose Benjamin Franklin Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit Conrad Hilton Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals Jim Rohn No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is ov and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction Charles Kendall Adams Success, in my view, is the willingness to strive for something you really want Fran Tarkenton The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation Mark Twain You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing Dale Carnegie

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The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch Jim Rohn

Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself tomorrow is a function of the positive decisions and actions you take today Akin A. Awolaja Sometimes in our attempt to give children what we did not have, we forget to give our children what we did have Connie Podesta Be creative. Use unconventional thinking. And have the guts to carry it out Lee Iacocca Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself George Bernard Shaw Gratitude connects us to others and feeling gratitude allows us to be our best selves. When we are truly grateful, we can count on living the life we want M.J. Ryan Unselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls David Thomas He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has Epictetus Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others Cicero Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles. It won't take the potholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother Barbara Johnson To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before Author Unknown We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you Jeff Warner Living on purpose requires us to find what we love fiercely, give it all we've got and then pass it on, as if it were a torch, to those who follow Dawna Markova When you give someone a book, you don't give him just paper, ink, and glue. You give him the possibility of a whole new life Christopher Morley (1890-1957)

When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams Les Brown He that does good to another does good also to himself, not only in the consequence but in the very act. For the consciousness of well-doing is in itself ample reward Lucius Annaeus Seneca Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push - a smile. A word of optimism and hope, a 'you can do it!' when things are tough Richard De Vos Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart Sarah Ban Breathnach The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be one's own self Montaigne The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker Helen Keller Don't read a book and be a follower; read a book and be a student Jim Rohn Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream? Ashleigh Brilliant There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure Paulo Coelho It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart Edward George Earl Bulwer-Lytton Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best Henry Van Dyke Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one

Eleanor Roosevelt You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life Steve Jobs What you think of yourself is much more important than what others think of you Lucius Annaeus Seneca Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant Robert Louis Stevenson The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings Okakura Kakuzo I am - the two most powerful words in the world, for whatever we put after them becomes our reality Susan Howson There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them Denis Waitley Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit Helena Rubinstein There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment Norman Vincent Peale Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will and his personal responsibility Albert Schweitzer If you don't take charge of shaping your own destiny, others will apply their agenda to you Eric Allenbaugh Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn Benjamin Franklin You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late Ralph Waldo Emerson A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline Harvey Mackay

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm Henry David Thoreau What you leave in your children, is more important than what you leave to them Denis Waitley The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness Lionel Barrymore Yes, there are times when something is legitimately not our fault. Blaming others, however, keeps us in a stuck state and is ultimately rough on our own self-esteem Eric Allenbaugh Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice Nora Roberts If you know peace, then you thrive; if you know contentment, then you are rich Su Shi Anger is one letter short of danger! Denis Waitley The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post L. Thomas Holdcroft Scatter seeds of kindness everywhere you go; Scatter bits of courtesy - watch them grow and grow. Gather buds of friendship, keep them till full-blown; You will have more happiness than you have ever known. Amy R. Raabe Be humble, be big in mind and soul, be kindly; you will like yourself that way and so will other people Norman Vincent Peale Faith is the hostess that will not entertain doubt Jenna Wright Often we set out to make a difference in the lives of others, only to discover we have made a difference in our own Ellie Braun-Haley Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit

is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm. Norman Vincent Peale We don't know who we are until we see what we can do Martha Grimes Deeds not stones, are the true monuments of the great Motley Lack and limitation can only exist when we make room for them in our mind Bob Proctor Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood Ralph Waldo Emerson Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? A thermometer only reflects the temperature of its environment, adjusting to the situation. But a thermostat initiates action to change the temperature in its environment Nido Qubein Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before Bonnie Blair Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Learn how to separate the majors and the minors. A lot of people don't do well simply because they major in minor things Jim Rohn I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today William Allen White 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 Jim Rohn Life leaps like a geyser for those who drill through the rock of inertia Alexis Carrel There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island

... and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life Walt Disney Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you Carl Sandburg I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center Kurt Vonnegut Jnr A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you Bob Proctor The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers Deepak Chopra You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time Charles F. Kettering There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer, no disease that enough love will not heal, no door that enough love will not bridge Emmet Fox We can cross the rivers of doubt and discouragement on the bridge of faith even before we get to them Sterling W. Sill When you speak of someone or about someone, you should speak as though they were in the room with you. The ears that you speak to today are attached to the mouth that could relay the message tomorrow William 'Biddy' Allen The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said Peter Drucker If you travel alone, you can probably go faster. But the journey will never be as rewarding, and you probably won't be able to go as far John Maxwell

If you can learn from hard knocks, you can also learn from soft touches Carolyn Gilmore The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand Robert Vallett Surely it's no coincidence that the word listen is an anagram of the word silent! Author Unknown There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it Edith Wharton Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forward Soren Kierkegaard Change comes more from managing the journey than from announcing the destination William Bridges Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful, lest you let others spend it for you Rod McKuen Make sure the outside of you is a good reflection of the inside of you Jim Rohn A friend is one who sees through you and still enjoys the view Wilma Askinas A hug is like a boomerang, you get it back right away Bill Keane A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination Nelson Mandela Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going Jim Rohn Be very careful what you say to yourself because someone very important is listening . . . YOU! John Assaraf It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has Henry Ward Beecher

Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us, but in what we make out of what they do to us Harry Emerson Fosdick You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him Leo Aikman Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory Alan Alda There isn't a ruler, a yard stick or a measuring tape in the entire world long enough to compute the strength and capabilities inside you Paul J Meyer The real act of discovery is not in finding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes Marcel Proust I find that it is not the circumstances in which we are placed, but the spirit in which we face them, that constitutes our comfort Elizabeth T. King Dedicate yourself to continuous personal improvement you are your most precious resource Brian Tracy Learning is like rowing upstream, if you stop, you go backwards Author Unknown The sad part about life is we tend to comment only on those who do it wrong and neglect to balance it with praise for those who do it right Keith Ready Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest Georgia O'Keeffe A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway Jerome Cummings You have to be willing to grow. Growth is different from something that happens to you:

You produce it. You live it Bruce Mau The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice George Eliot Growth is an erratic forward movement: two steps forward, one step back. Remember that and be very gentle with yourself Julia Cameron No one limits your growth but you. If you want to earn more, learn more. That means you'll work harder for a while; that means you'll work longer for a while. But you'll be paid for your extra effort with enhanced earnings down the road Tom Hopkins Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened; vision cleared; ambition inspired, and success achieved Helen Keller