The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
Time and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
Winners are people with definite purpose in life.
Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.
All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence.
When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Chase your passion, not your pension.
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.
If everyone is thinking alike, then someone isn't thinking.
There is an island fantasy a 'Someday Ill.' Well never see when recession stops, inflation ceases. Our mortgage is paid, our pay increases. That Someday Ill where problems end. Where every piece of mail is from a friend. Where the children are sweet and already grown... Most unhappy people... put happiness on 'lay away.' And struggle through a blue today... Lifes most important revelation Is that the journey means more than the destination
No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win.
You must get money to chase you, but never let it catch up.
Winners live each day as if their last. Not in the future, nor in the past, and someday ... becomes now.
Don't ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
There are no mistakes or failures, only lessons.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.
Life is not accountable to us. We are accountable to life.
You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
Self-respect and a clear conscience are powerful components of integrity and are the basis for enriching your relationships with others.
You must understand that seeing is believing, but also know that believing is seeing.
Everyone is motivated a little or a lot to do something or nothing. Motivation is the internalized drive toward the dominant thought of the moment. By definition, motivation is 'motive in action.'
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
Understand that you, yourself, are no more than the composite picture of all your thoughts and actions. In your relationships with others, remember the basic and critically important rule If you want to be loved, be lovable. If you want respect, set a respectable example
The winners in life treat their body as if it were a magnificent spacecraft that gives them the finest transportation and endurance for their lives.
You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
Everything is something you decide to do, and there is nothing you have to do.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
I've been close to Dan and Kathryn for years and impressed by their financial ideas and philosophies. This new institute and release of their new program will allow them to achieve their dream of helping their fellow man as well as giving new hope to those in financial need.
We've got to have a dream if we are going to make a dream come true.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
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