Monday, October 31, 2011

Error in Life

"If you're going to make an error in life, err on the side of overestimating your capabilities (obviously, as long as it doesn't jeopardize your life.)"

-- Anthony Robbins

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - A commitment to excellence - That will enable you to attain the success you seek."

-- Mario Andretti

"It is better to be kind than right."

-- Wayne Dyer

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

-- Mary Oliver

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Afraid of Disappointment

"Most people constantly say, Let's be realistic, are really just living in fear, deathly afraid of being disappointed again. Out of that fear, they develop beliefs that cause them to hesitate, to not give their all, consequently they get limited results."

-- Anthony Robbins

"I will greet this day with love in my heart. For this is the greatest secret of success in all ventures. Muscles can split a shield and even destroy life itself but only the unseen power of love can open the hearts of man. And until I master this act I will remain no more than a peddler in the marketplace. I will make love my greatest weapon and none on who I call can defend upon its force... my love will melt all hearts liken to the sun whose rays soften the coldest day."

-- Og Mandino

Friday, October 28, 2011

Think With It

"The object of our definite chief aim should become your hobby. You should ride this hobby continuously, you should sleep with it, eat with it, play with it work with it, live with it and Think with it."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Sometimes, the things that we can't change end up changing us."

"The best journeys answer questions that in the begining you didn't even think to ask."

-- Arthur Wang

"In our sheer preoccupation with technology, we do not realize the inherent artistic choices when creating technology ... and the questioning and reflection that the process of creating art implies."

-- Tapan Parikh

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Short-Term Pain

"Remember, anything you want that's valuable requires that you break through some short-term pain in order to gain long-term pleasure. If you want a great body, you've got to sculpt that body, which requires breaking through short-term pain. Once you've done it enough times, working out become pleasurable."

-- Anthony Robbins

"Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish."

-- John Jakes

"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."

-- Thucydides

"Don't use the past as an excuse to miss out on your future."

-- Alan Cohen

Never Be Idle

"Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing."

-- Thomas Jefferson

"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."

-- Arthur Ashe

"Pure and simple, balance is happiness."

-- Frederick Lenz

"In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience."

-- W.B. Prescott

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Is It The Same Problem

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year."

-- John Foster Dulles

"Life is like a ten speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use."

-- Charles Schultz

"Don't be a leader -- be a ladder."

-- Jayesh Patel

"Peak performers develop powerful mental images of the behavior that will lead to the desired results. They see in their mind's eye the result they want, and the actions leading to it."

-- Charles Garfield

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Necessary To Change Plans

"From time to time it may become necessary to change the plans you have adopted for the achievement of the object of your definite chief aim. Make these changes without hesitation. No human being has sufficient foresight to build plans which need no alternation or change."

-- Napoleon Hill

"People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."
-- Zig Ziglar

"When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself."

-- Wayne Dyer

"The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it."

-- Mignon McLaughlin

Monday, October 24, 2011

Contractor and Builder

"You are a contractor and builder and like men who build houses out of mere wood and brick and steel, you must draw up a set of plans after which to shape your success building. You are living in a wonderful age, when the materials that go into success are plentiful and cheap."

-- Napoleon Hill

"If I succeed in loving you, I will be able to love everyone and all species on Earth ... This is the real message of love."

-- Thich Nhat Hanh

"An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything. This kind of determination is the great distinction between extraordinary people and little ones."

-- Thomas Fuller

Sunday, October 23, 2011

There Will Be Roadlocks

"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."

-- Michael Jordan

"The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors."

-- Anthony Robbins

"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."

-- JK Rowling

Friday, October 21, 2011

What You Like Best

"In your search for the work for which you are best fitted, it will be well if you bear in mind the fact that you will most likely attain the greatest success by finding out what work you like best, for it is well known fact that a man generally best succeeds in the particular line of endeavor into which he can throw his whole heart and soul."

-- Napoleon Hill

"The question isn't who is going to let me. It's who is going to stop me."

-- Ayn Rand

"We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance."

-- Harrison Ford

"If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."

-- Frank A. Clark

Habit of Definite Chief Aim

"The habit of working with a definite chief aim will breed in you the habit of prompt decision and this habit will come to your aid in all that you do. Moreover, the habit of working with a definite chief aim will help you to concentrate your attention on any given task until you have mastered it."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Our happiness depends on the habit of mind we cultivate. So practice happy thinking every day. Cultivate the merry heart, develop the happiness habit, and life will become a continual feast."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."

-- Will Rogers

"If you can dream it, you can do it."

-- Walt Disney

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Follow Your Heart

"Almost everything–all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart."

-- Steve Jobs

"In your struggle for success you should keep constantly in mind the necessity of knowing what it is that you want, of knowing precisely what is your Definite Purpose and the value of the principle of organized effort in the attainment of that which constitutes your definite purpose."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Simplicity of living means meeting life face to face. It means confronting life clearly, without unnecessary distractions. It means being direct and honest in relationships of all kinds. It means taking life as it is."

-- Duane Elgin

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Indecision Become Weakness

"Until you selects a Definite Purpose in Life, you will dissipates your energies and spreads your thoughts over so many subjects and in so many different directions that they lead not to power but to indecision and weakness."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

-- Alexander Graham Bell

"Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction."

-- John F. Kennedy

"The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it."

-- Steve Jobs

Monday, October 17, 2011

Enjoy Making Decisions

"You must know that in any moment a decision you make can change the course of your life forever, the very next person you stand behind in line or sit next to on an airplane, the very next phone call you make or receive, the very next movie you see or book you read or page you turn could be the one single thing that causes the floodgates to open and all of the things that you've been waiting for to fall in place."

-- Anthony Robbins

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

-- James R. Cook

"Kindness and compassion toward all living things is the mark of a civilized society."

-- Cesar Chavez

"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."

-- William Faulkner

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Vitalizing Your Mind

"That you will attract to you people who harmonize with your own philosophy of life, whether you wish it or not. This being true, can you not see the importance of vitalizing your mind with a Definite Chief Aim that will attract to you people who will be of help to you and not a hindrance?"

-- Napoleon Hill

"Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me."

-- Immanuel Kant

"There are four things a child needs: plenty of love, nourishing food, regular sleep, and lots of soap and water."

-- Ivy Baker Priest

"Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Start with what they know; build with what they have. But with the best of leaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people will say, we have done this ourselves."

-- Lao Tzu

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Making That Achieving Decision

"Realize that the hardest step in achieving anything is making a true commitment, a true decision. Carrying out your commitment is often much easier than the decision itself, so make your decisions intelligently but make them quickly."

-- Anthony Robbins

"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."

-- Edith Wharton

"To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts."

-- Henry David Thoreau

"There comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now."

-- Wangari Maathai

Friday, October 14, 2011

Definite Chief Aim Determination

"Any Definite Chief Aim that is deliberately fixed in the mind and held there with the determination to realize it, finally saturates the entire subconcious mind until it automatically influences the physical action of the body toward the attainment of that purpose."

-- Napoleon Hill

"The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds."

-- Theo Jansen

"We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more."

-- Anne Sophie Swetchine

"The only gift is a portion of thyself."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Listen To The Silence

"Something I have found refreshing is to just sit quietly for a few minutes and listen to the silence or my heart beating. I have found contemplative walks to be a wonderful time to get creative ideas. Being out in nature is a way that many people find the silence and peace to listen."

-- Mary Claire O'Neal

"Do not suppress it - that would" hurt you inside. Do not express it - this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it."

-- Peace Pilgrim

"The integrity of beauty is that inner straining towards goodness and completion."

-- John O'Donohue

"Abundance doesn't follow giving until giving becomes its own reward."

-- Jan Denise

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Expressed in Actions

"A good Encyclopaedia contains most of the known facts of the world, but they are as useless as Sand Dunes until organized and expressed in terms of actions."

-- Napoleon Hill

"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."

-- Isaac Newton

"That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come. Don't spend your life accumulating material objects that will only turn to dust and ashes."

-- Denis Waitley

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born."

-- Anais Nin

Replace The Negative Thoughts

"The important thing to remember is to replace those negative, fearful and defeating thoughts when you hear them. Trying to push the thought out of your mind without replacing it with something else just make it harder to think about anything other than the original thought."

-- Mary Claire O'Neal

"If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger."

-- Buzz Aldrin

"In a painting you create beauty with the addition of each brush stroke. In a company you create it with the addition of each talented, engaged person and with each thoughtful act."

-- Bill Witherspoon

"This is the urgency: Live! and have your blooming in the noise of the whirlwind."

-- Gwendolyn Brooks

Monday, October 10, 2011

You Decide Your Life

"We all have a mountain to climb, our path in life. For most people, the desired path is happiness, fulfillment and love. Whatever you label it, it is your journey, your path and only you can decide what work best for you."

-- Mary Claire O'Neal

"If you judge people you have no time to love them."

-- Mother Teresa

"Once you begin to acknowledge random acts of kindness - both the ones you have received and the ones you have given - you can no longer believe that what you do does not matter."

-- Dawna Markova

"True life is lived when tiny changes occur."

-- Leo Tolstoy

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Without Blaming Someone

"If you can run a losing race without blaming your loss on someone else, you have bright prospects of success further down the road in life."

-- Napoleon Hill

"An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory."

-- Friedrich Engels

"What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better."

-- Wendell Phillips

"Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."

-- Burton Hills

Think Positive and Masterfully

"Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience."

-- Eddie Rickenbacker
1890-1973, Decorated Aviator and Businessman

"When you develop your ability to balance your emotions, unexpected problems won't knock you off balance as easily, and you'll return more quickly to a positive outlook."

-- Peggy McColl

"Energy and persistence conquer all things."

-- Benjamin Franklin

"Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity.
Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind."

-- Cicero

Friday, October 07, 2011

Commit To Long-Term Result

"Deciding to commit yourself to long-term results, rather than short-term fixes is as important as any decision you'll make in your lifetime. Failing to do this can cause not only massive financial or societal pain, but sometimes even the ultimate personal pain."

-- Anthony Robbins

"No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined.
No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled.
No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined."

-- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(1878-1969, American minister)

"Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have."

-- Thomas A. Edison

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Developing Success

"Success is the development of the power with which to get whatever one wants in life without interfering with the rights of others."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character.
The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him."

-- William Carleton

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

-- Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

No Failures, Only Results

"No matter how prepared you are, there's one thing that I can absolutely guarantee: if you're on the river of life, it;s likely you're going to hit a few rocks. That's not being negative, that's being accurate. The key is that when you do run aground, instead of beating yourself up for being such a failure, remember that there are no failures in life. There are only results. If you didn't get the results you wanted, learn from this experience so that you have references about how to make better decisions in the future."

-- Anthony Robbins

"The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible."

-- Richard M. DeVos

"Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were."

-- David Rockefeller

The Mind Becomes Withered

"Every person should make it his business to gather new ideas from sources other than the environment in which he daily lives and works. The mind becomes withered, stagnant, narrow and closed unless it searches for new ideas."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love."

-- Mother Teresa

"When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky."

-- Buddha

"Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it."

-- Julie Andrews

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Good and Bad Judgment

"Success truly is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is the result of experience and experience is often the result of bad judgement. Those seemingly bad or painful experience are sometimes the most important."

-- Anthony Robbins

"The only thing complaining does is to convince other people you are not in control and that you let less than positive circumstances control your mood and outlook."

-- Arthur Wang

"Every time you take a risk or move out of your comfort zone, you have a great opportunity to learn more about yourself and your capacity."

-- Jack Canfield

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Mind Requires Systematic Exercise

"It should be remembered, however that the mind requires or its development, a variety of exercise, just as the physical body, to be properly developed, calls for many forms of systematic exercise."

-- Napoleon Hill

"There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living."

-- Arthur Wang

"Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before."

--Franz Kafka