1258. Anonymous: Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
1257. Anonymous: In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
1256. Zig Ziglar: Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.
1255. Anonymous: If at first you do succeed try not to look too surprised.
1254. Anonymous: Find a meaningful need and fill it better than anyone else.
1253. Anonymous: Confidence is the companion of success.
1252. An Unfailing Success Plan: At each day's end write down the six most important things to do tomorrow; number them in order of importance, and then do them.
1251. Act as though it is impossible to fail.
1250. A most important key to successful leadership is your ability to direct and challenge the very best that is in those whom you lead.
1249. Henri Frédéric Amiel: He who is silent is forgotten; he who does not advance falls back; he who stops is overwhelmed; he who ceases to grow becomes smaller; the condition of standing still is the beginning of the end.
1248. George Allen: Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us.
1247. Aeschylus: Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy.
1246. Phillip Adams: Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.
1245. Swedish Proverb: God gives every bird a worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.
1244. Zig Ziglar: The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won't work - if you won't.
1243. Benjamin Disraeli: The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
1242. Charles Kendall Adams: No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
1241. Mario Andretti: Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
1240. Edward Simmons: The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right.
1239. Ben Sweetland: Success is a journey, not a destination.
1238. Vincent T. Lombardi: The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
1237. Marva Collins: Success doesn't come to you…you go to it.
1236. Robert Collier: The great successful men of the world have used their imagination…they think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - steadily building.
1235. Mark Caine: The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them could change the course of his life overnight.
1234. Thomas J. Watson: Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success.
1233. How good it is to know that the Lord is our peace today, our guide for tomorrow and our hope for the future.
1232. Dale Carnegie: The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
1231. Ralph S. Marston Jr.: Every action you take to overcome a limitation has a triple effect - it reduces the limitation, boosts your confidence, and increases your forward momentum.
1230. Cyrus H. Curtis: There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told and those who can do nothing else.
1229. Winston Churchill: An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
1228. Zig Ziglar: One can get anything if he is willing to help enough others get what they want.
1227. Japanese Proverb: When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
1226. Harriet Lerner: Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.
1225. Dr. David M. Burns: Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
1224. Kahlil Gibran: If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees (be very careful who you tell what to, because it'll all come back to haunt you - rather learn to keep your big trap shut).
1223. John L. Motley: Deeds, not stones, are the true monuments of the great.
1222. Bill Cosby: I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
1221. Sir Francis Bacon: In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
1220. Marilyn vos Savant: To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
1219. Thomas Secker: If you would not step into the harlot's house, do not go by the harlot's door (avoid temptation).
1218. Indian Proverb: Call on God, but row away from the rocks (or Pray like it all depends on God and work like it all depends on you - God blesses the labor of our hands).
1217. John Atkinson: If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.
1216. Clarence E. Hodges: For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
1215. Sidney J. Harris: Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
1214. John Wesley: Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.
1213. Agnes Repplier: We cannot really love anybody with whom we never laugh.
1212. Zell Miller: For it has been so truthfully said that it is the soldier not the reporter who has given us freedom of the press, it is the soldier not the poet who has given us freedom of speech, it is the soldier not the agitator who has given us the freedom of protest; it is the soldier who salutes the flag, serves beneath the flag, whose coffin is draped by the flag who gives that protester the freedom to abuse and burn that flag.
1211. Victor Hugo: He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign.
1210. R.D. Clyde: Getting things done is not always what is most important. There is value in allowing others to learn, even if the task is not accomplished as quickly, efficiently or effectively.
1209. George Washington: Associate yourself with men of good quality, if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
1208. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: I never believed in trying to do anything. Whatever I set out to do I found I had already accomplished.
1207. Sarah Bernhardt: Energy creates energy - it is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. (It's essential to find that thing in life which turns you on, which activates your creative juices, which you can energetically pour yourself into).
1206. Clarence Buddinton Kelland: My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it (as opposed to don't do what I do, do what I say).
1205. Albert Einstein: In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity (when one door closes, God opens a better one - He causes all things to work together for good for those who love God - Rom 8:28).
1204. Helen Keller: We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough (be a winner, not a quitter).
1203. Richard Kline: Confidence is preparation (or preparation breeds confidence). Everything else is beyond your control.
1202. Richard Leider: The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose (to discover and fulfill your God given destiny).
1201. Albert Schweitzer: I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.
1200. M.C. Richards: A knowledge of the path cannot be substituted for putting one foot in front of the other. Never give in! Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Keep on keeping on. Prov 21:5 (TLB) Steady plodding brings prosperity; hasty speculation brings poverty.
1199. Henry Ward Beecher: It is not what we read, but what we remember that makes us learned. It is not what we intend but what we do that makes us useful. And, it is not a few faint wishes but a lifelong struggle that makes us valiant.
1198. Chinese Proverb: If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will avoid one hundred days of sorrow.
1197. Chogyam Trungpa: If you must begin then go all the way, because if you begin and quit, the unfinished business you have left behind begins to haunt you all the time.
1196. Abraham Lincoln: If you want to win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
1195. Unknown: It hurts to love someone and not be loved in return, but what is the most painful is to love someone and never finding the courage to let the person know how you feel.
1194. Norman Vincent Peale: You only lose energy when life becomes dull in your mind. Your mind gets bored and therefore tired of doing nothing. Get interested in something! Get absolutely enthralled in something! Get out of yourself! Be somebody! Do something. The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
1193. Hasidic Saying: The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
1192. Martin Luther King Jr.: Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
1191. Francis Cardinal Spellman: Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
1190. Napoleon Hill: It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
1189. Leona Helmsly: I don't hire people who have to be told to be nice. I hire nice people.
1188. Henry Ward Beecher: Our best success comes after our greatest disappointments.
1187. Wisdom is know what to do next; virtue is doing it.
1186. William Jennings Bryan: Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
1185. Joyce Brothers: A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
1184. Richard Nixon: Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
1183. Thomas Jefferson: In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
1182. Chinese Proverb: What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. And what I do, I understand.
1181. Joseph Ross: It takes time to succeed because success is merely the natural reward of taking time to do anything well.
1180. Sherman Finesilver: Keep these concepts in mind: You've failed many times, although you don't remember. You fell down the first time you tried to walk. You almost drowned the first time you tried to swim. Don't worry about failure. My suggestion to each of you: Worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.
1179. Peter Ustinov: Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.
1178. Albert Einstein: The life of the individual only has meaning insofar as it aids in making the life of every living thing
nobler and more beautiful. Life is sacred, that is to say, it is the supreme value to which all other values are subordinate.