Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come.
It makes no difference where you go, there you are. And it makes no difference what you have, there’s always more to want. Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy because of what you have.
Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember ~ the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.
Individuals who keep growing in knowledge are the ones who succeed.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Go as far as you can see and you will see further.
If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.
It’s not what you’ve got, it’s what you use that makes a difference.
You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there
Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.
Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The only thing worse than training employees and losing them is to not train them and keep them.
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.
If people like you they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you.
How Many Marriages Would Be Better If the Husband and the Wife Clearly Understood That They’re On the Same Side?
If you go out looking for friends, you’re going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
People do not wander around and then find themselves at the top of Mount Everest.
Confidence is going after Moby Dick in a rowboat and taking the tartar sauce with you.
it’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.
Regardless of your lot in life, build something beautiful on it.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life … all areas of life.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
You can get anything you want in this life if you help enough other people get what they want.
When you do the things you need to do when you need to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them.
Winners Evaluate Themselves In A Positive Manner And Look For Their Strengths As They Work To Overcome Weaknesses.
F-E-A-R has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.
You never know when one kind act, or one word of encouragement, can change a life forever.
If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.
You can’t hit a target you cannot see, and you cannot see a target you do not have.
If you don’t pay the price for success, you’ll pay the price for failure.
You can succeed at almost anything for which you have unbridled enthusiasm.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.
If you do not believe in your product or service enough to offer it to your own family and friends, then you should question the value of what you are selling.
If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Statistics suggest that when customers complain, business owners and managers ought to get excited about it. The complaining customer represents a huge opportunity for more business.
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations.
It will be disastrous when a leader or manager shows up with one attitude one day and treats people with a different attitude the next day.
You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.
Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That’s success.
We hear tears loudly on this side of Heaven. What we don’t take time to contemplate are the even louder cheers on the other side of death’s valley.
Whether it’s eight o’clock in the morning or eight o’clock at night, I always try to greet others before they have a chance to speak to me.
Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage.
Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.
Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.
Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It’s also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
Isn’t it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?
With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt.
The problem is not getting rid of fear, but using it properly.
Courage is on display every day, and only the courageous wring the most out of life.
Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome.
It’s not the situation, but whether we react negative or respond positive to the situation that is important.
I am convinced after more than 50 years in the field of motivation that anyone who wants to learn to look at life and/or their circumstances in a positive light can do so.
Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.
Reading has been the fuel of my motivation: it has changed the direction in which I have traveled, and it has enhanced my creative imagination more than any other activity I have ever pursued.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.
Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the ‘gotta have it’ scale.
Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means ‘the love of wisdom.’
When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.
You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.
It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.