2014年1月7日 星期二

12 Great Motivational Quotes for 2014

At the start of every year, I create a list of quotes to guide and inspire me for the next 12 months.  Here are the quotes I've selected for 2014:
  • "A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials."
    Seneca
  • "Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first."
    Mark Twain
  • "Enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
    Dale Carnegie
  • "It doesn't matter whether the Dow is 5000 or 50,000. If you're an entrepreneur, there is no bad time to start a company."
    Guy Kawasaki
  • "Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging."
    Joseph Campbell
  • "The problem with competition is that it takes away the requirement to set your own path, to invent your own method, to find a new way."
    Seth Godin
  • "You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset."
    Tom Hopkins
  • "It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless."
    Casanova
  • "If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability."
    Henry Ford
  • "People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents."
    Andrew Carnegie
  • "If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started."
    Cicero
  • "It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."
    Charles Darwin

2013年8月28日 星期三

12 Great Motivational Quotes for 2013


At the start of every year, I create a list of quotes to guide and inspire me for the next 12 months. Here are the quotes I've selected for 2013:
  1. "Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
    Napoleon Hill

  2. "The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear."
    Brian Tracy

  3. "Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."
    Dale Carnegie

  4. "Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats."
    Og Mandino

  5. "A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided."
    Tony Robbins

  6. "If you can't control your anger, you are as helpless as a city without walls waiting to be attacked."
    The Book of Proverbs

  7. A mediocre person tells. A good person explains. A superior person demonstrates. A great person inspires others to see for themselves."
    Harvey Mackay

  8. "Freedom, privileges, options, must constantly be exercised, even at the risk of inconvenience."
    Jack Vance

  9. "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."
    Jim Rohn

  10. "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want."
    Zig Ziglar

  11. "The number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying."
    Tom Hopkins

  12. "You have everything you need to build something far bigger than yourself."
    Seth Godin
selected BY GEOFFREY JAMES 
A positive attitude make success easy; a negative one makes success pointless.

2013年8月27日 星期二

2013年8月22日 星期四

Though your burdens bring pains which are very real indeed,
remember to keep them in perspective. Look also at the big
picture and see the positive possibilities, radiating out
from you in every direction.
Ralph Marston

2013年8月20日 星期二

“Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.”
– Napoleon Hill, Motivational Writer
“He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.”
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Poet

2013年8月18日 星期日

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the
ordinary. We must not permit anything to stand between us
and the book that could change our lives.
Jim Rohn

 

2013年8月17日 星期六

“I’m an optimist. I’ve always believed the future is going to be better than the past. And I also believe I have a role in that. The great thing about human beings, myself in particular, is that I can change. I can do better. If you can get up every day, stay optimistic, and believe the future is better than the past, those few things get you through a lot of tough times.”
– Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of GE