Quotes

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” Steve Jobs

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” Steve Jobs

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Keller

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas A. Edison

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” Thomas A. Edison

“Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.” Thomas A. Edison

“I feel sorry for the person who can’t get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.” Walter Chrysler

“You have got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.” Arthur Ashe

“Destiny is not a 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.” William Jennings Bryan

“A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.”
Ralph Nader

“I had rather attempt something great and fail, than to attempt nothing at all and succeed”
Robert H. Schuller

“Some day, in years to come, you will be wrestling with the great temptation, or trembling under the great sorrow of your life. But the real struggle is here, now, in these quiet weeks. Now it is being decided whether, in the day of your supreme sorrow or temptation, you shall miserably fail or gloriously conquer. Character cannot be made except by a steady, long continued process.”
Phillips Brooks

“I have always found that my view of success has been iconoclastic: success to me is not about money or status or fame, its about finding a livelihood that brings me joy and self-sufficiency and a sense of contributing to the world.”
Anita Roddick

“Bigger assignments come when others see your quest for excellence in smaller assignments.”
Orrin Woodward

“Leaders don’t wait for things to get right to get going, they get going to get things right.”
Orrin Woodward

“Most people who succeed in the face of seemingly impossible conditions are people who simply don’t know how to quit.”
Robert H. Schuller

“Never forget where your home is”- Phyllis Zaffuto

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