Pearls of Wisdom:
"Success is simply a matter of luck - ask any failure." - Earl Wilson
"Those who tell you it’s tough at the top have never been at the bottom." - Peter Potter
"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle." - Abraham Lincoln
"The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer." - Nolan Bushell
"People may doubt what you say but they believe what you do." - Anonymous
"Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it." - David Starr Jordan
"The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult." - Mme. Du Deffand
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." - Johann Wolfgang van Goethe
"There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen." - Wayne W. Dyer
"If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right." - Henry Ford
"Your life is the sum total of all your choices up to this present minute." - Brian Tracy
"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change." - Charles Darwin
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first." - Mark Twain
"To win you've got to stay in the game." - Claude M. Bristol
"Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away." - Harold Geneen
"Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth." - Archimedes
"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending." - Carl Bard
"We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go." - Jim Rohn
"To different minds, the same world is a hell and a heaven." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." - Japanese Proverb
"The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston S. Churchill
"You'll always miss one hundred percent of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky
"Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals." - Jim Rohn
"Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
"If you don't get what you want, it's a sign either that you did not seriously want it, or that you tried to bargain over the price." - Joseph Rudyard Kipling
"It's not enough to write or speak so you can be understood. You must write or speak so clearly that you cannot be misunderstood." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better." - Jim Rohn
"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker
"In the land of the blind; the one-eyed man is king." - John Francis Tighe
"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar
"The price of education is paid just once. The price of ignorance is paid forever." - Anonymous
"Nothing happens until something moves." - Albert Einstein
"To reach a great height, a person needs to have a great depth." - Anonymous
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius
"We will either find a way, or make one." - Hannibal
"We can have more than
we've got because we can become more than we are." - Jim Rohn
"Minds are like
parachutes - they only function when open." - Thomas Dewar
"A smooth sea never
made a skillful mariner." - English
"Tomorrow is often the
busiest day of the week." - Spanish
"The bad news is
time flies. The good news is you're the pilot."
"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible
objections must first be overcome." - Samuel Johnson
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny
matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come
when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them."
"The man who
chases two rabbits catches neither."
"When you're finished
changing, you're finished."
- Ben Franklin
"Simplicity is the
ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo daVinci
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become
more, you are a leader." -
John Quincy Adams
"Four short words sum up what has lifted
most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. They did all
that was expected of them and a little bit more."
“Do or do not. There is no try.”
everything, it’s the only thing.”
– Vince Lombardi
“Live as if you
were to die tomorrow…Learn as if you were to
– Mahatma Gandhi
“Success is not
final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage
to continue that counts.”
– Winston Churchill
“The greater danger
for most of us lies not in setting our aim too
high and falling short; but in setting our aim
too low and hitting the mark.”
“Your time is
precious, so don’t waste it living someone
else’s life.” –
“Don’t tell me
the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on
the moon!” – Unknown
should only be inside a box after he has died”
– Katrina Kaif
“The only time
you should let other’s define you is if their
name is Webster” - Ricky
missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26
times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've
failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
- Michael Jordan
“The greater the obstacle, the
more glory in overcoming it.”
"I don't believe in a fate that will fall on us
no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we
do nothing." -
"Become so good that
they can't ignore you"
- Steve Martin
“If there is no
– Latin proverb
“You are the way
you are because that’s the way you want to be. If you really wanted to
be different, you would be in the process of changing right now.”
– Fred Smith
“I’ve never been
poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is a
– Mike Todd
“Don’t look where you
fell. Look where you slipped.”
“The secret to my
success is that I bit off more than I could chew and I chewed as fast as
– Paul Hogan
“Discontent is the
first necessity of progress.”
– Thomas Edison
"If you would not
be forgotten, Before you are dead and rotten, Write something worth
reading, Or do something worth writing. Lost time is never found again."
- Ben Franklin
"Learning is not
compulsory, but neither is survival."
- W. Edwards
"Life is like a
10-speed bike, most of us have gears we never use."
- Charles Schulz
"Some of us
learn from other people's mistakes and the rest of us have to be
- Zig Ziglar
"I had six honest serving men, they taught me all I know, their
names were who, and what, and when, and where, and why, and how."
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin
it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!”
Wolfgang von Goethe
where you start - it's where you finish that counts."
- Zig Ziglar
"We must take
change by the hand or rest assuredly, change will take us by the
- Winston Churchill
people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to
greater, smaller to bigger."
- Edwin Louis Cole
"I am not a
product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions." -
Stephen R. Covey
is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch
- Vince Lombardi
change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to
always reach my destination."
- Jimmy Dean
"Do or do
not. There is no try."
the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve."
- Napoleon Hill
years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you
didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines,
sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover."
- Mark Twain
not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
- Albert Einstein
everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane
takes off against the wind, not with it."
- Henry Ford
judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you
Robert Louis Stevenson
question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop
me." - Ayn
who never made a mistake never tried anything new."
- Albert Einstein
money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to
bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key
to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be
when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy.' They told me I didn't
understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand
- John Lennon
your own destiny or someone else will."
learned how to make a living but not a life. We've added years to
life, not life to years."
- George Carlin
“In business, words are words; explanations are explanations,
promises are promises, but only performance is reality.”
Harold S. Geneen
"Of course you
want to be rich and famous. It's natural. Wealth and fame are what
every man desires. The question is: What are you willing to trade
- Confucius, Philosopher
"Yesterday is History, And Tomorrow is Future,
is a Gift, That's why they call it
- Bill Keane
interest paid on trouble before it comes due."
- William Ralph Inge
“For the past
33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked
myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do
what I am about to do today?'” And whenever the answer has been ‘No’
for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.”
– Steve Jobs
"With money in
your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome and you sing well,
yourself with the smartest people. If you're the smartest person in
the room, you're in the wrong room."
- Marty Edelston
attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude."
The experience of
the human race indicates strongly that the only person in abundant
supply is the universal incompetent.