Wealth is not a matter of intelligence it's a matter of inspiration.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
I wish for you a life of wealth, health and happiness a life in which you give to yourself the gift of patience, the virtue of reason, the value of knowledge, and the influence of faith in your own ability to dream about and achieve worthy rewards.
Be around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant influence.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
How long should you try Until....
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
There are only about a half dozen things that make 80 of the difference in any area of our lives.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
The book you don't read won't help.
Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago, I do not believe now. This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish it would be to expect all men to agree with me.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
Make measurable progress in reasonable time.
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life. It's not the hours you put in, but what you out into the hours that count. Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a ''me too'' attitude while impressing evokes a ''so what'' attitude.
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.
Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.
Better understated than overstated. Let people be surprised that it was more than you promised and easier than you said.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Income seldom exceeds personal development.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
We must all suffer from one of two pains the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.
Money is usually attracted, not pursued.
Don't become a victim of yourself. Forget about the thief waiting in the alley what about the thief in your mind
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
We all need lots of powerful long-range goals to help us past the short-term obstacles.
By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
Labor gives birth to ideas.
Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
The Bible gives us a list of human stories on both sides of the ledger. On the list of human stories is used as examples do what these people did. Another list of human stories is used as warnings don't do what these people did. So if your story ever gets in one of these books, make sure they use it as an example, not as a warning.
All of life is a risk in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.
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