Listening to what others have to say about the subject, however, can be very instructional and inspirational. Our collection includes some of the best thoughts ever articulated about personal success.
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Demond Jackson - [motivational] [Demond Jackson website]
Commitment is the difference between people who "have potential" and people who have results.
Wayne Dyer - [motivational] [resources]
Successful people make money. It's not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
Aristotle - [Aristotle feature page] [character education]
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Buddha - [inspirational] [christian/spiritual]
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Howard Aiken - [funny] [motivational]
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
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John Wooden - [sports] [positive thinking]
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you CAN do
Johnny Carson - [inspirational stories/poems] [inspirational]
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.
Winston Churchill - [Churchill feature page] [law-of-attraction]
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Henry Ford - [Henry Ford feature page] [inspirational]
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
Vince Lombardi - [sports] [positive thinking]
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
author unknown - [self-improvement] [christian/spiritual]
Every highly successful person is a maniac on a mission.
Theodore Roosevelt - [T.Roosevelt feature page] [character education]
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Thomas D. Willhite - [law-of-attraction] [self-improvement]
All of us were meant to be happy and successful. Life is more than a two week vacation once a year. It is, and can be, exactly what you want it to be. There are no limits except those you put on yourself.
Confucius - [words-of-wisdom] [sports]
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
author unknown - [Go to FULL POEM with down-loadable PDF file]
When things go wrong as they sometimes will; when the road you're trudging seems all uphill; when funds are low, and the debts are high; and you want to smile, but you have to sigh . . . . [CONTINUE]
Tony Robbins - [Tony Robbins feature page] [self-improvement]
People who succeed do not have fewer problems that people who fail. It is not what happens to us that separates failures from success. It is how we perceive it and whatwe do about what 'happens' that makes the difference.
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