Motivational Thoughts, Quotes and Poems from World Leaders in Personal Development


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    Motivational Thoughts, Quotes and Poems from World Leaders in Personal Development

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    "The pessimist borrows trouble; the optimist lends encouragement."
    — William Arthur Ward

    "You become what you think about."
    — Earl Nightingale

    "People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's as simple as that."
    — Earl Nightingale

    "You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination. "
    — W. Clement Stone

    "The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. "
    — Ben Stein

    "Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working 24 hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
    — Tom Blandi

    "We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success."
    — Henry David Thoreau

    "The most important thing about goals is having one."
    — Geoffry F. Abert

    "This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything. "
    — Scott Reed

    "The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we've already achieved them. "
    — Denis Waitley

    "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."
    — Friedrich Nietzsche

    "There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. "
    — Napoleon Hill

    "Visualize this thing you want. See it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin. "
    — Robert Collier

    "There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children... one is roots, the other wings."
    — Stephen Covey

    "The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. "
    — Anthony Robbins

    "The problem with most failing businesses is not that their owners don’t know enough about finance, marketing, management, and operations -- they don’t, but those things are easy enough to learn -- but that they spend their time and energy defending what they think they know. My experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business aren’t so because of what they know but because of their insatiable need to know more."
    — Michael Gerber

    "For every failure, there's an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour."
    — Mary Kay Ash

    "When nobody around you measures up, it's time to check your yardstick."
    — Bill Lemly

    "It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed."
    — Harvey S. Firestone

    "The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek."
    — Robert Louis Stevenson

    "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. "
    — Eleanor Roosevelt

    "Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined. "
    — Henry David Thoreau

    "Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! "
    — Andrew Carnegie

    "All through nature, you will find the same law. First the need, then the means. "
    — Robert Collier

    "You don't need an explanation for everything. Recognize that there are such things as miracles, events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily. "
    — Harry Browne

    "Success...My nomination for the single most important ingredient is energy well directed. "
    — Louis Lundborg

    "In the end, we do battle only with ourselves. Once we understand this and focus our energy on what we can do to control our lives... we begin to gain important insights into how life works. "
    — J. Stanley Judd

    "I found that I could find the energy... that I could find the determination to keep on going. I learned that your mind can amaze your body, if you just keep telling yourself, I can do it...I can do it...I can do it! "
    — Jon Erickson

    "Do your work with your whole heart and you will succeed-there's so little competition. "
    — Elbert Hubbard

    "When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. "
    — Napoleon Hill

    "Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow. "
    — Norman Vincent Peale

    "No matter what we want of life we have to give up something in order to get it. "
    — Raymond Holliwell

    "You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing. "
    — Andrew Jackson

    "Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything. "
    — Harry Browne

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