RIP Zig Ziglar. You can get what you want if you help enough people achieve what they want. I will see you at the top.
"I feel that you are justified in looking into the future with true assurance, because you have a mode of living in which we find the joy of life and joy of work harmoniously combined."
"Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful."
- William Shakespeare
"The qualities which the great have to give, they give perpetually. Their gifts are taken into the pattern of life, and they appear thereafter in the fabric of the lives of nations, renewing themselves as the leaves of the trees are renewed by the seasons."
"The acceptance of the truth that joy and sorrow. laughter and tears are not confined to any particular time, place or people, but are universally distributed, should make us more tolerant of and more interested in the lives of others."
-William H. Peck
"Never does the human soul so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge, and dares to forgive an injury."
-Edwin Hubbell Chapin
"Contentment is a pearl of a great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and happy purchase."
"Charity is the virtue of the heart, and not of the hands."
"Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work,from illuminating the fog that surrounds us."
"Rightly conceived, time is the friend of all who are in any way of adversity, for its mazy road winds in and out of the shadows sooner or later into sunshine, and when one is at its darkest point can be certain that presently it will grow brighter."
"By friendship you mean the greatest love,the greatest usefulness, the most open communication, the noblest sufferings, the severest truth, the heartiest counsel, and the greatest union of minds of which brave men and women are capable."
"Reason shows me that if my happiness is desirable and good, the equal happiness of any other person must be equally desirable."
"The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper."
"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."
"Goodness consists not in the outward things we do, but in the inward thing we are. To be good is the great thing."
-Edwin Hubbell Chapin
"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood. Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.
-Daniel Hudson Burnham
"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."
"One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again."
"Individual commitment to a group effort- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
"Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind."
"Those who make the best use of their time have none to spare."
"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations."
-George Bernard Shaw
"People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader's job is to help people have vision of their potential."
"Man's rise or fall, success or failure, happiness or unhappiness depends on his attitude... A man's attitude will create the situation he imagines."
- James Lane Allen
"Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire."
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all they can.
- Thomas Carlyle
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
- Robert H. Goddard
Giving is the secret of a healthy life. Not necessarily money, but whatever money has of encouragement and sympathy and understanding.
-John D. Rockefeller
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
- Jean De La Fontaine
Well done is better than Well said.
- Benjamin Franklin
Experience does not err; only your judgements err by expecting from her what is not in her power.
-Leonardo Da Vinci
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Enthusiasm is the leping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
I enjoyed the following 10 quotes. Great to read and follow. Enjoy!
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
-John Stuart Mill
Blessed is the man who has a skin of right thickness. He can work happily inspite of enemies and friends.
-Henry T. Bailey
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and wisest might err.
Our beliefs in a rich future life are of little importance unless we coin them into a rich present life.
It is not only what we do, but also what do not do, for which we are accountable.
You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions.
Practice does not make Perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.
It is not work that kills me, it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more on a man that he can bear. But is rust upon the blade. It is not movement that destroys the machinery, but friction
-Henry Ward Beecher