"Security is mostly superstition, it does not exist in nature. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing"
"Begin at the beginning and go on until you come to the end; then stop."
"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast"
"A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen
"However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results"
"Your life is entirely what you decide it is. The universe starts in your head and spreads out into the world. Change what happens in your head and the universe changes"
"When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask; Compared to what?"
"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action"
"Every Adversity, every failure, every heartache, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit"
"Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat"
"It's kind of fun to do the impossible"
'All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realise it when it happens but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you."
"Inspiration exists but it has to find you working"
"Everything you can imagine is real"
"In life you need either inspiration or desperation"
"A real decision is measured by the fact you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided"
"For every failure there is an alternate course of action. You just have to find it, when you come to a road block, take a detour"
MARY KAY ASH
"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome"
"Adversity is the first path to truth"
"Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer"
"The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short"
"Procrastination is like a credit card, it's a lot of fun until you get the bill"
"The minute you begin to do what you want to do, it's a different kind of life"
"The last of the human freedoms, is to chose one's attitudes"
"It is not enough to wish to become the master, it is not enough even to work hard at achieving such mastery. Correct knowledge as to the best means of achieving mastery is also essential"
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes"
"If you can tell me who your heroes are, I can tell you how you're going to turn out in life"
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live a life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
'I have always picked people's brains, everyone from Rick Smith and Hank Haney to David Leadbetter. That’s the only way that can you grow. Ninety percent of the information I throw out immediately, five percent I try and discard, and five percent I retain"
"What separates the winners from the losers, is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate"
"Don't be afraid to take big steps. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps"
DAVID LLOYD GEORGE
"One of the most difficult things about making choices in life is actually realising there is a choice to be made"
"Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly"
ROBERT F KENNEDY
"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul in to it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your objective. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm"
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
"Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies"
"What we think or what we know or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do."
"Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently"
"The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it-as long as you believe 100%"
'All life is an experiment, the more experiments you make the better'
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
'Success is like death. The more successful you get, the higher the houses in the hills get, and the higher the fences get'
“We don’t beat the Reaper by living longer. We beat the Reaper by living well.”
RANDY PAUSCH (1960-2008), The Last Lecture
'Judge a man by his questions, not by his answers'
FRANCOIS MARIE VOLTAIRE
'I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.
'I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind: yet, strange, I am grateful to those teachers.'
'Believe big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier-certainly no more difficult-than small ideas and small plans'
DAVID J SCHWARTZ
'If you sincerely wish to change or improve your results in your physical world, you must change your thoughts and you must change them immediately.'
'Most people's lives are a direct reflection of their peer groups.'
'It takes just one idea to live like a king for the rest of your life'