Archive for the 'Self Improvement Quotes' Category

“What lies behind us…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be who you are and…” Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

“Whatever you are…” Abraham Lincoln

“Whatever you are, be a good one.” Abraham Lincoln

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Nobody gets to live life…” Ann Landers

“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” Ann Landers

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“Think about your dream…” Anonymous

“Think about your dream all the time, no matter what else you’re doing. Live your dream in your imagination. Become obsessed by it. Love it. Be passionate about it.” Anonymous

“A life spent making mistakes…” George Bernard Shaw

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but most useful than a life spent doing nothing.” George Bernard Shaw

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“It takes courage to grow up…” E.E. Cummings

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” E.E. Cummings

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“Make the most of yourself…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“He who asks is a…” Chinese Proverb

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb

“Where we have strong emotions…” Carl Sagan

“Where we have strong emotions, we’re liable to fool ourselves.” Carl Sagan

“Education is what survives when…” B. F. Skinner

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” B. F. Skinner

“I have often depended on…” Adrienne E. Gusoff

“I have often depended on the blindness of strangers.” Adrienne E. Gusoff

“No one who cannot rejoice…” Donald Foster

“No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.” Donald Foster

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of…” Anonymous

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” Anonymous

“It is our responsibilities, not…” Peter Ustinov

“It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.” Peter Ustinov

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“Real knowledge is to know…” Confucius

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” Confucius

“The significance of man is…” Carl Becker

“The significance of man is that he is insignificant and is aware of it.” Carl Becker

“Honesty is the first chapter…” Thomas Jefferson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom.” Thomas Jefferson

“You can make your life…” Wayne Dyer

“You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art. The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul.” Wayne Dyer

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“Reading is to the mind…” Sir Richard Steele

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” Sir Richard Steele

“If you don’t have a dream…” Oscar Hammerstein

“If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?” Oscar Hammerstein

“Health is something we do…” Elliott Dacher

“Health is something we do for ourselves, not something that is done to us; a journey rather than a destination; a dynamic, holistic, and purposeful way of living.” Elliott Dacher

“Worry is a thin stream…” Anonymous

“Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.” Anonymous

“It is not only wrong…” Oswald Chambers

“It is not only wrong to worry, it is unbelief; worrying means we do not believe that God can look after the practical details of our lives, and it is never anything but those details that worry us.” Oswald Chambers

“I am an old man…” Mark Twain

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened.” Mark Twain

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“Always do right…” Mark Twain

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” Mark Twain

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“A man who does not…” Confucius

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” Confucius

“Time is the coin of…” Carl Sandburg

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg

“Be a friend to thyself…” Thomas Fuller

“Be a friend to thyself, and others will be so too.” Thomas Fuller

“If a man will begin…” Francis Bacon

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Francis Bacon

“The more I want to…” Richard Bach

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” Richard Bach

“If you want to be happy…” Anonymous

“If you want to be happy for a year, win the lottery. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, love what you do.” Anonymous

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Nothing is so fatiguing…” William James

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” William James

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson