Tag: Enthusiasm

Quotes July 16, 2020

“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.”
Lemony Snicket
 
 
 
 
“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”
Dalai Lama
 
 
 
 
“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”
Abraham Lincoln
 
 
 
 

“If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”
David Allen
 
 
 
 
“Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
Peter Drucker
 
 
 
 
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.”
Henry Ford
 
 
 
 
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”
Richard Branson
 
 
 
 
“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“A ship is always safe at shore but that is not what it’s built for.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.”
Joan Collins
 
 
 
 
“Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
Jim Rohn
 
 
 
 
“Like success, failure is many things to many people. With positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, and a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order to prepare to try again.”
W. Clement Stone
 
 
 
 
Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations
Ray Bradbury
 
 
 
 
If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off … no matter what they say.
Barbara McClintock,
cytogeneticist, Nobel Prize winner
 
 
 
 
The possibilities are endless when you work hard and never give up.
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Train yourself to find the blessing in everything.
Unknown

Quotes July 14, 2020

“Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks.”
Elbert Hubbard
 
 
 
 
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
Mark Twain
 
 
 
 
“I have had dreams, and I’ve had nightmares. I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.”
Jonas Salk
 
 
 
 
“Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.”
David Allen
 
 
 
 
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
Stephen King
 
 
 
 
“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”
Ray Goforth
 
 
 
 
“Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”
Calvin Coolidge
 
 
 
 
“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”
Earl Nightingale
 
 
 
 
“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. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”
David M. Burns
 
 
 
 
“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible.”
T.E. Lawrence
 
 
 
 
“Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.”
Stephen R. Covey
 
 
 
 
“The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
Nothing will change in your life if you don’t do something different from what you have been doing.
Unknown

Quotes July 06, 2020

Perhaps the only thing in my favor is that I am very tenacious. I don’t take ‘no’ very well.
Kathryn Bigelow,
filmmaker
 
 
 
 
Mirrors should think longer before they reflect.
Jean Cocteau,
poet, playwright, writer, filmmaker, artist
 
 
 
 
May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.
Rev. Peter Marshall,
pastor, US Senate chaplain
 
 
 
 
Just as cultivating a garden requires turning over the ground, pulling weeds, planting, and watering,
doing the work of love is all about taking action.
BELL HOOKS
 
 
 
 
When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement.
MARY OLIVER