transfer knowledge from teacher to student. Give me the right word and I will move the world. Are you maximizing the power of your words?
186. Calvin Coolidge: We do not need more national development. We need more spiritual development. We do not need more intellectual power. We need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen. We need more of the things that are unseen. To realize your full potential as a leader you must develop spiritually.
185. Anonymous Preacher: I've come to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. What's so wrong with being comfortable? Rev 3:15 "I wish you were either cold or hot...because you are lukewarm...I will spit you out of my mouth."
184. Andrew Jackson: One man with courage makes a majority. Proverbs 28:1b "The righteous are as bold as a lion."
183. Benjamin Disraeli: The secret of success is constancy of purpose. In Philippians 2:2, we are commanded to be "intent on one purpose."
182. Life is like a game of tennis. The one who "serves" well, seldom loses. If you want to lead, you must learn to serve. Promotion comes through service to others. So, how's your serve?
181. Albert Einstein: There is no more noble occupation in the world than to help someone succeed.
180. Samuel Johnson: Friendships die away by neglect and silence.
179. Charles Dickens: Whatever I have tried to do in my life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well. Whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely.
178. Charles Lindburgh: All glory comes from daring to begin. George Clemenceau: A man who has to be convinced to act before he acts, is not a man of action. Being a person of action is to be someone willing to take calculated, reasonable risks.
177. George Washington: We ought not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
176. John Maxwell has called attitude, "the eye of your soul. If your attitude is negative, then you see things negatively. If it's positive, then you see things positively."
175. A C.E.O. of a Fortune 500 company: Essentially there are two actions in life, performance and excuses. George Washington Carver: Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
174. Jack Welch: Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.
173. General George Patton: Get the facts, get the truth and get it to the troops.
173. C.S. Lewis: Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be, will precisely determine what we 'will' be.
172. Abraham Lincoln said that when he was preparing to reason with a man, he'd spend a third of his time thinking about what he was going to say and two thirds thinking about what the man would say to him.
171. Rich DeVoss: The only thing that stands between a man and what he desires in life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe it is possible.
170. William Feather: Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. I'm talking about the quality called perseverance.
169 John D. Rockefeller: I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
168. William James: The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind - in other words your "attitude" determines the quality of life you experience.
167. Tom Hopkins: Read something positive every night and listen to something helpful every morning.
166. Winston Churchill: An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity. Which approach do you tend to take?
165. William Becker: The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone. What our society needs today is real men - men of character, vision and integrity.
164. Dwight L. Moody: Character is what you are in the dark, when no human is watching. It's being the kind of person who does the right thing, when doing the right thing is the hardest thing to do.
163. Ronald Reagan was famous for having a certain sign on his desk: It read, "There's no limit to what we can accomplish if no one cares who gets the credit."
162. Saint Ambrose: No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
161. William James: The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
160. Mark Twain: Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that. Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.
159. H.L. Hunt: Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
158. Brian Tracy: It is your attitude more than your aptitude that determines your altitude.
157. Josh Billings: Be like a postage stamp. Stick to something until you get there.
156. Peter Marshall: Enthusiasm is not contrary to reason. It is reason - on fire.
155. Edward B. Butler: Every man is enthusiastic at times. One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes - another man has it for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success in life.
154. Bruce Jenner (Olympic Gold Medalist, Decathlon): I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't.
153. Brian Tracy: The more you teach positive ideas to others, the better you learn them yourself.
152. Pope John XXIII: Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do.
151. Brian Tracy: If you conduct yourself as though you expect to be successful and happy, you will seldom be disappointed.
150. Ralph Waldo Emerson: It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
149. Jim Rohn: The best advice I ever came across on the subject of concentration is: Wherever you are, be there. When you work, work. When you play, play. Don't mix the two.
148. Jim Rohn: You must either modify your dreams or magnify your skills.
147. Jim Rohn: You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. You don't have charge of the constellations, but you do have charge of whether you read, develop new skills, and take new classes.
146. Jim Rohn: 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.
145. Jim Rohn: We generally change ourselves for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation - let it be inspiration and not desperation in your life.
144. From 'A League of Their Own': Of course it's hard. It's supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.
143. Brian Tracy: "The Law of Attention" - You pay attention to that which you most love and value. Attentive listening to others lets them know that you love them and builds trust, the foundation of a loving relationship."
142. Chinese Proverb: He who deliberates fully before taking a step will spend his entire life on one leg.
141. Anthony Robbins: The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
140. Brian Tracy: The word "no" is a great time saver. Say no to anything that is not the highest and best use of your time.
139. Jim Rohn: Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
138. George P. Burnham: "I can't do it" never yet accomplished anything. "I will try" has accomplished wonders.
137. Brian Tracy: Treat the people in your life as though they are the most important people in the world, because they are.
136. Brian Tracy: Do something to move yourself toward your major goal everyday.
135. Margaret Thatcher: Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing, it's when you've had everything to do and you've done it!
134. Jim Rohn: Don't mistake movement for achievement. It's easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?
133. Brian Tracy: Be willing to launch in faith, with no guarantees of success. This is the mark of personal greatness.
132. Earl Nightingale: Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
131. Zig Ziglar: A SMILE is your greatest social asset.
130. Harvey Mackay: Hard work often leads to success. No work seldom does.
129. Brian Tracy: Never sell yourself short. Anything anyone else has done, you can probably do as well.
128. Brian Tracy: Your self-image controls your performance; see yourself as confident and in complete control.
127. Thomas Jefferson: In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
126. Brian Tracy: In life you can never be too kind or too fair; everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
125. Anthony Robbins: The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
124. Brian Tracy: An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear focused goals.
123. Brian Tracy: Act the part; walk and talk exactly as if you were already the person you want to be.
122. William James: The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
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121. Jim Rohn: Shortly after I met my mentor he asked me, "Mr. Rohn, how much money have you saved and invested over the last six years?" I replied, "None." He then asked, "Who sold you on that plan?"
120. Goethe: "Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least".
119. Brian Tracy: "Any system or blueprint for success is better than none at all. Think on paper."
Have you written down your goals? If not, when?
118. George Eliot: It is never too late to be what you might have been.
117. Brian Tracy: Universal law of success - The Law of Persistence:- Your ability to persist in the face of adversities, setbacks and disappointments is your measure of your belief in yourself. Persistence is the iron quality of success; if you persist long enough you must eventually succeed.
116. Elbert Hubbard: Parties who want milk should not seat themselves on a stool in the middle of the field in hope that the cow will back up to them.
115. Brian Tracy: Your self-image controls your performance; see yourself as confident and in complete control at all times.
114. Dale Carnegie (1888-1955): "Remember happiness doesn't depend on who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think."
113. Jim Rohn: You don't have to change that much for it to make a great deal of difference. A few simple disciplines
can have a major impact on how your life works out in the next 90 days, let alone in the next 12 months or the next 3 years.
112. Jim Rohn: I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change. Don't waste your precious time on escapist activities, but spend it wisely on daily prioritized "Key Result Area's" that will bring you closer to your predetermined goal (if you don't have one, set yours within the next 7 days).
111. Ralph Waldo Emerson: The world belongs to the energetic. Winners have the discipline to eat right, exercise right and sleep right. This gives them the physical and mental energy to reach their goal.
110. Jim Rohn: The best motivation is self-motivation. Someone said, "I wish someone would come by and turn me on." What if they don't show up? You've got to have a better plan for your life than that.
109. Will Rogers (1879-1935): Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
108. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
107. H. MacGregor: I would rather train twenty men to pray, than a thousand to preach - a minister's highest mission ought to be to teach his people to pray.
106. Ralph Waldo Emerson: Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
105. Jim Rohn: Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
104. James Mark Baldwin: Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men.
103. Mark Twain: Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that. Really great