Quotes for a better you Part 2

  1. ‘I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.’ ~Stephen Covey
  2. ‘Someday is not a day of the week.’~Janet Daily
  3. ‘Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.’ ~ Zig Ziglar
  4. ‘The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.’~ Charles Kingsleigh
  5. ‘When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.’ ~Theodore Roosevelt
  6. ‘You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.’ ~ Irish Proverb
  7. ‘Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.’ Buddha
  8. ‘I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.’ ~ Plato
  9. ‘A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.’ ~ Elbert Hubbard
  10. ‘A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.’ ~ Elbert Hubbard
  11. ‘A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.’ ~ Charles Darwin
  12. ‘A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.’ ~ William Hazlitt
  13. ‘Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.’ ~ Charles William Eliot
  14. ‘Chase your passion, not your pension.’ ~ Denis Waitley
  15. ‘Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.’ ~ Jim Rohn
  16. ‘Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.’ ~ Henry David Thoreau
  17. ‘Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.’ ~ Roy T. Bennett
  18. ‘Follow your passions, believe in karma, and you won’t have to chase your dreams, they will come to you.’ ~ Randy Pausch
  19. ‘Goals are dreams with deadlines.’ ~ Diana Scharf Hunt
  20. ‘Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.’
    ~ Steve Maraboli
  21. ‘I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night.’ ~ Henry Ford
  22. ‘If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.’ ~ Toni Morrison
  23. ‘If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.’
    Lev Grossman
  24. ‘If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.’ ~ Buddha
  25. ‘If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.’ ~ John Quincy Adams
  26. ‘I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.’ ~  Marilyn Monroe
  27. ‘It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.’ ~ André Gide
  28. ‘It is better to travel well than to arrive.’ ~ Buddha
  29. ‘It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.’ ~ Oscar Wilde
  30. ‘Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.’~ John F. Kennedy
  31. ‘Life is a challenge, meet it! Life is a dream, realize it! Life is a game, play it! Life is love, enjoy it!’ – Sri Sathya Sai Baba
  32. ‘Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.’ ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  33. ‘Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.’ ~ Karen Ravn
  34. ‘Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.’ ~ CS. Eliot
  35. ‘Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.’ ~ Groucho Marx
  36. ‘Patience is key. Remember: A jug fills drop by drop.’ ~ Buddha
  37. ‘Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.’ ~ Buddha
  38. ‘People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.’ ~Earl Nightingale
  39. ‘Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.’ ~ Anthony Robbins
  40. ‘Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.’ ~ Winston Churchill
  41. ‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.’ ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  42. ‘The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.’ ~ Anonymous
  43. ‘There is no friend as loyal as a book.’ ~ Ernest Hemingway
  44. ‘There is no greatness without passion to be great, whether it’s the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.’ ~ Anthony Robbins
  45. ‘Today’s patience can transform yesterday’s discouragements into tomorrow’s discoveries. Today’s purposes can turn yesterday’s defeats into tomorrow’s determination.’ ~ William Arthur Ward
  46. ‘What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.’ ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  47. ‘When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’ ~ Erma Bombeck
  48. ‘When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally.’ ~ Lao Tzu
  49. ‘You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.’ ~ C. S. Lewis
  50. ‘You can have it all. Just not all at once.’ ~ Oprah Winfrey
  51. ‘You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.’ ~  Seuss
  52. ‘Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.’~ Buddha
  53. ‘You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.’ ~ William W. Purkey
  54. ‘A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it.’ ~ Scott Allen
  55. ‘Aim at heaven, and you will get earth thrown in; aim at earth, and you will get neither.’ ~ S. Lewis
  56. ‘Anyone can find the switch after the lights are on.’ ~ Plato
  57. ‘As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.’ ~ Doug Horton
  58. ‘Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.’ ~Barack Obama
  59. ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.’ ~ Plato
  60. ‘Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.’ ~ Maya Angelou
  61. ‘Don’t work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition ~ Jackson Brown
  62. ‘Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.’ ~ Albert Einstein
  63. ‘Failure is success in progress.’ ~ Anonymous
  64. ‘For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.’ ~Jessica Savitch
  65. ‘He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.’ ~ Plato
  66. ‘Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.’ ~ Francis Quarles
  67. ‘Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.’ ~ Buddha
  68. ‘However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?’ ~ Buddha
  69. ‘I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.’ ~ Thomas Edison
  70. ‘I slept and dreamt life is beauty, I woke and found life is duty.’ ~ Plato
  71. ‘If the destination is heaven, why do we scramble to be first in line for hell?’ ~ Doug Horton
  72. ‘If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room.’~ Plato
  73. ‘If you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.’ ~Tim Fargo
  74. ‘In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.’ Tom Bodett
  75. ‘Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.’ ~ Pablo Picasso
  76. ‘It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.’ ~ Anonymous
  77. ‘It’s not failure, it’s unfinished success.’ ~ Anonymous
  78. ‘Learn as if you were not reaching your goal and as though you were scared of missing it.’ ~ Plato
  79. ‘Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.’ ~ Chinese Proverb
  80. ‘Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night.’ ~ George Allen, Sr.
  81. ‘Let the wife make her husband glad to come home and let him make her sorry to see him leave.’ ~  Martin Luther
  82. ‘Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.’ ~Seneca
  83. ‘Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.’ ~ Booker T. Washington
  84. ‘One Book is enough, but a thousand books is not too many!’ ~ Martin Luther
  85. ‘Only the dead have seen the end of the war.’ ~ Plato
  86. ‘Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.’~ Plato
  87. ‘Pain is certain, suffering is optional.’ ~ Buddha
  88. ‘Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.’ ~Newt Gingrich
  89. ‘School is a building which has four walls and tomorrow inside.’ ~ Lon Watters
  90. ‘Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.’~ Anonymous
  91. ‘Study the past if you would define the future.’ ~ Plato
  92. ‘Success is the sum total of small efforts, repeated day in day out.’ ~Robert Collier
  93. ‘Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.’ ~George Sheehan
  94. ‘The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.’ ~Vince Lombardi Jr.
  95. ‘The difference between greed and ambition is a greedy person desires things he isn’t prepared to work for.’~ Habeeb Akande
  96. ‘The failures and struggles of today will be the juiciest parts of your success story.’ ~ Anonymous
  97. ‘The key to heaven’s gate cannot be duplicated.’ ~ Doug Horton
  98. ‘The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.’ ~ Thomas Hardy
  99. ‘The man who says he can, and the man who says he can not… Are both correct.’ ~ Plato
  100. ‘The mind is everything. What you think you become.’ ~ Buddha
  101. ‘The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.’~ Roy T. Bennett
  102. The way you store up treasure in heaven is by investing in getting people there.’ ~ Rick Warren
  103. ‘There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.’ ~ George Barnard Shaw
  104. ‘There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.’~– Buddha
  105. ‘Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.’ ~ Buddha
  106. ‘To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others’ ~ Buddha
  107. ‘To get to heaven, turn right and keep straight.’ ~Vince Lombardi Jr.
  108. We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.’ ~ Plato
  109. What defines us is how well we rise after falling.’ ~ Anonymous
  110. When we die and go to Heaven, our Maker is not going to say, why didn’t you discover the cure for such and such? The only thing we’re going to be asked at that precious moment is; why didn’t you become you? ~ Elie Wiesel
  111. Who you are tomorrow begin with who you are today ~Tim Fargo
  112. Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. ~Gordon B. Hinckley
  113. You can’t have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethics ~Anonymous
  114. You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.’ ~ Les Brown
  115. You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.’ ~ Buddha

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