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General, Movie and Life Goals Planner Quotes on danieljanssen.com

Quotations can add a lot to your presentation. For one, quoting popular people can build rapport between you and your audience. Quotes also add a lot of credibility, especially if you are quoting a world leader, a well-known authority, or even a celebrity.

Below you will find general quotes in a subject orders, following that some famous movie quotes and then some quotes from my Life Goals Planner.

 

Attitude
Martin Luther King Jr.

“If a man is called to be a street cleaner, he should sweep the streets even as Michel Angelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.’”

Gothe
“Look at man the way he is and he only becomes worse, look at him for the way he could be and then he will become what he should be.”

Peter Koestenbaum
“Some people are more talented than others. Some are more educationally privileged than others. But we all have the capacity to be great. Greatness comes with recognizing that your potential is limited only by how you choose, how you use your freedom, how resolute you are, in short, by your attitude. And we are all free to choose our attitude.”

 

Belief
African Proverb
“If there is no enemy inside then the enemy outside can do us know harm.”

Hebrews 11:1 (New International Version of the Bible)
“Now, faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”

Napoleon Hill
“What ever the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt
“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”

 

Character
Sir Winston Churchill
“We teach what we know, but we reproduce what we are.”

Thomas MaCauley
“The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he would never be found out.”

Abraham Lincoln
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

Steven Covey
“It is extremely ironic that the more we care about what people think about us the less we care about people, and the less we care about what people think about us the more we begin to care for others.”

Ray Kroc

“The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”

Unknown

“He is no fool who gives up what he can not keep to gain what he can not loose.”

Brian Tracy
“Character is the ability to carry through on a resolution after the mood in which the resolution was made is past.”

 

Change
Unknown
“Individuals do not resist change, they resist being changed.”

George Bernard Shaw
“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

Reinhold Niebuhr, The Serenity Prayer
“Oh, God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time.”

 

Commitment
Mack R. Douglas
“The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.”

Peter F. Drucker
“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes, but no plans.”

Vince Lombardi
“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”

Anthony Robbins
“I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.”

 

Courage
Reinhold Niebuhr, The Serenity Prayer
“Oh, God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time.”

Sir Winston Churchill
“Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues for upon it all others depend.”

Daniel A. Janssen
“Confidence is the ability to act on your goals – consistent with your values – despite your feelings and situation.”

 

Decisions
Daniel A. Janssen
“An undecided mind is a dangerous way to live.”

(Paraphrasing “an idol mind is the devils work shop”, “a confused state is the devils work shop”, or “an undecided state is the devils work shop.”)

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”

 

Discipline
Zig Ziglar
“When you are tough on yourself, life is inevitably easy. When you are easy on yourself, life will be inevitably difficult.”

Jim Rohn
“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”

 

Goals
Daniel A. Janssen
“Open your heart and mind, let the magic of your uniqueness, your creativity, and the power of choice work miracles in your life as you set your life’s goals.”

Aristotle
“Where the need of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.”

J.C. Penny

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I will give you someone who will make history. Give me someone without a goal and I will give you a stock clerk.”

Orison Sweet Marden
“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high.”

Stephen A. Brennan
“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”

Claude M. Bristol
“The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end.”

Thomas Carlyle
“A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.”

Lewis Carroll
“One day, Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. ‘Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.’”

Nelson Demille
“We’re all pilgrims on the same journey – but some pilgrims have better road maps.”

Napoleon Hill
“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.”

  1. L. Hunt
    “Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.”

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“Great souls are not those who have fewer passions and more virtues than others, but only who have greater designs.”

Anthony Robbins
“Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it’s who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment.”

 

Growth
Zig Ziglar
“It’s a great shame how we burn up our world’s natural resources by using them up – a greater shame is how we humans waste our human resources by not using them.”

Oliver Wendal Homes
“The great tragedy in America today is not the waste of our natural resources, though that is a great tragedy, the real tragedy is the waste of our human resources.”

2 Peter 1:5-8 (New International Version of the Bible)
“For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Lao-Tzu
“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

Sir Winston Churchill
“We teach what we know, but we reproduce what we are.”

Mark Twain
“There is nothing training can not do, nothing is above its reach, it can turn bad morals into good, it can destroy bad principles and create good ones, it can lift men to angel ship.”

Thomas Wolfe
“If a man has a talent and learns how to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men have ever known.”

 

Hope
Unknown
“Where there is no hope for the future there is no power for the present.”

Aristotle
“Where the need of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.”

 

Humility
Mahatma Gandhi
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

George Washington
“Strive not with your superiors in argument, but always submit your judgment to others with modesty.”

 

Humorous
Roscoe Drummond
“The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak.”

 

Planning
Daniel A. Janssen
“A well thought-through written plan of action is the difference between realizing your dream and wishful thinking.”

Gloria Steinham (1934) Feminist writer
“Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even middle class plan for future generations but the poor can plan ahead only a few days or weeks.”

Dwight D Eisenhower
“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”

John F. Kennedy
“The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”

Bernard M. Baruch
“Whatever failures I have known, whatever errors I have committed, whatever follies I have witnessed in private and public life have been the consequence of action without thought.”

Robert Collier
“Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.”

Napoleon Hill
“Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.”

John Wooden
“Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.”

Jim Rohn
“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much!

Proverb 15:22
“Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.”

 

Passion
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Every great and commanding moment to the annals of the world is the triumph of some enthusiasm.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes
“To live fully is to engage in the passions of one’s time.”

 

Positive
L.P. Jacks
“The pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”

 

Power
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803-1882 A.D.
“You do not get power so that you can go out and do things, you go out and do things and you will get the power.”

 

Problem solving
Albert Einstein
“Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.”

Daniel A. Janssen
“Life rewards us for the problems we solve.”

Celestine Prophecy (Book)
“The problem in life isn’t in receiving answers, the problem is in identifying your current questions.”

 

Purpose & Meaning
Carl Sagan
“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers.”

Theodore Roosevelt
“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

Sir Winston Churchill
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
“It’s not what can your country do for you but what you can do for your country.”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.”

Mahatma Gandhi
“Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”

Brian Tracy
“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some good.”

Sandara Carey
“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.”

Stephen R. Covey
“The enemy of the best is the good.”

 

Quality
William A. Foster
“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”

 

Responsibility
Sir Winston Churchill
“The price of greatness is responsibility.”

Albert Schweitzer
“Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will, his personal responsibility.”

Confucius
“To put the world in right order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.”

 

Success
Jim Rohn
“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.”

Jim Rohn
“Success is a refined study of the obvious.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people, and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a health child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. That is to have succeeded.”

Vince Lombardi
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”

May V.Smith
“The only place you find success before work is in the dictionary.”

Dale Carnegie
“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.”

Albert Einstein
“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

Thomas Wolfe
“If a man has a talent and learns somehow to use the whole of it, he has gloriously succeeded and won a satisfaction and a triumph few men have ever known.”

 

Time Management
Martin Luther King Jr.
“We must use time creatively and forever realize that time is hope to do great things.”

Zig Ziglar
“When you do the things you ought to do when you should do them, a time will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them.”

Sir Winston Churchill
“This is no time for ease and comfort, this is time to dare and endure.”

Harvey Mackay
“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.”

Earl Nightingale
“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

Brian Tracy
“The word ‘no’ is a great time-saver. Say no to anything that is not the highest and best use of your time.”

Jim Rohn
“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.”

 

Values
Unknown

“Never pity a man who has everything that is important to him, but pity a man who has everything but what is important to him.”

Mahatma Gandhi
“Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”

Roy Disney
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.”

Albert Einstein
“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”

 

General Wisdom
Dr. Laura
“Emotions have no I.Q.”

Marylin Ferguson

“Before we choose our tools and technology, we must choose our dreams and values, for some technologies serve them, while others make them more unobtainable.”

Unknown
“How do I know what I think until I have heard what I’ve said?”

Unknown
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift and that is why we call it the present.”

Douglas MacArthur
“There is no security in this life, only opportunity.”

Matthew 7:7-8 (New International Version of the Bible)
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.”

St. Augustine 354-430A.D.
“Thou hast created us for thyself, and our heart can not be quieted till it finds a response from thee.”

Brian Tracy
“When a man with money meets up with a man with experience, the man with the experience is going to end up with the money and the man with money is going to end up with the experience.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Is it so bad then to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.”

Immanuel Kant
“Two things fill the mind with ever-increasing wonder and awe the more often and the more intensely the mind of thought is drawn to them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.”

Abraham Lincoln
“You can fool some of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”

Saint Francis of Assisi

“Lord, grant that I may not seek so much to be understood as to understand.”

Margaret Mead
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Proverbs 27:17 NIV

“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”

 

Movie Quotes

Minority Report
Tom Cruise stars as John Anderton, the ferociously focused head of Washington, D.C.’s Department of Precrime. Anderton and his bureau director, Lamar Burgess (Max von Sydow), are on the verge of proving that the precrime system should be rolled out nationwide (there hasn’t been a murder in Washington in six years). They are in deep discussion about Precrime’s future as Cruise expresses his passion and belief in the system when his director, Burgess, says to him, “you don’t choose your belief, your belief chooses you.”

 

A Princess Diary
The modern day Cinderella story. Staring Julie Andrews as the Queen of Genobia and Anne Hathaway as Emilia Thopoulus (sounds like the founder of that pizza company Panagopulous), that geeky girl, clumsy, feet kind of pigeon toed, never really couldn’t get things right. She never really wanted to aspire to be much when she learns that her father was the Prince of Genobia, he had recently died and she was to take over the throne and leadership of that country. The queen comes to teach her how to be graceful, elegant, and the roles and duties of a princess. Obviously, she makes a mess of everything she touches and wants to give up. She is about to quit and run away from this dream when she comes across a letter from her father. As he spoke in his authoritative voice, “It is a custom in my family to pass on a piece of wisdom when one reaches this age, I pass it on to you as my father passed it on to me. Emilia, courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all. From now on, you will be traveling the road between who you think you are and who you can be. The key is to allow yourself to make the journey.”

 

Spider-Man
The uncle of Spider Man (Tobey Maguire) was noticing that this kid was going through some changes, not knowing he was changing into Spider Man he tried to advise him. The uncle said that he believed he would do great things and that he wanted him to remember that when he rose to great power that “with power comes great responsibility.”

 

Serendipity 
The best man of Jonathan (John Cusack) found himself inspired by John’s passion for pursuing this fantasy of finding this soul mate he briefly met years ago, Sara (Kate Beckinsale). On the plane to find her, hours before he was to be married to another women, the best man told Cusack that he had broken up with his girl. He expressed the relationship had died. He recalled the words of a philosopher who said, “If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.”

These words remind me of all the successful people who were once considered crazy for their pursuits, that all great people were first misunderstood. Pursue your dreams and do not be afraid of what common people think.

 

Finding Forrester
William Forrester (Sean Connery), a Pulitzer Prize winner who never gave the public a second book, becomes a brilliant 16 year old basketball player’s mentor. Jamal Wallace (Rob Brown), the young New York kid whose passion is writing, came to a frustrating point, struggling to get the words on paper. Connery said to him, Write the first copy with your heart and write the second copy with your head.

 

Star Wars
“No, try not! Do or not do, there is no try.” 
~ Yoda ~

 

The Matrix
“There’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” Morpheus
Contributed by Jeannie Cu. Jeannie adds her insight and says, “Even if we know how to do a certain task or are knowledgeable with a certain skill, if we don’t apply it, it is useless. For example, we know the value of having good time management but if we fail to apply the time management skills that we learn, it does not improve our life. It is like knowing that there is a bag of money at the end of the road and if we don’t walk down the road, we won’t be able to get the bag of money.”

Thank you, Jeannie, for that insight and contribution. I agree with her 100%. I believe that most of us have the skills, the knowledge, and the desire, but we lack the discipline or the goals to drive us down the path. Knowledge not applied is wasted. Learn, apply, and reap the rewards.

 

Quotes from the “Life Goals Planner”
These quotations were selected because they had specific meaning or principles to teach for the specific sections. We hope that you may use them for meditating or pondering, to enhance a speech or teaching moment, to be an encouragement or a gentle reminder as we go through our journey of life.

“Open your heart and mind, let the magic of your uniqueness, your creativity, and
the power of choice work miracles in your life as you set your life’s goals.”
Daniel A. Janssen

“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”
William A. Foster

“Becoming the most that you can be through the power of pursuing your major life goals.”
Daniel A. Janssen

“The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some good.”
Brian Tracy

“Some people are more talented than others. Some are more educationally privileged than others. But we all have the capacity to be great. Greatness comes with recognizing that your potential is limited only by how you choose, how you use your freedom, how resolute you are, in short, by your attitude. And we are all free to choose our attitude.”
Peter Koestenbaum

“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”
Jim Rohn

“The problem in life isn’t finding the right answer but identifying our current questions.”
Celestine Prophecy

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.”
Matthew 7:7

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I will give you someone who will make history. Give me someone without a goal and I will give you a stock clerk.”
J.C. Penny

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
Thomas Alva Edison

“One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. ‘Which road do I take?’ she asked. “Where do you want to go?’ was his response. ‘I don’t know,’ Alice answered. ‘Then,’ said the cat, ‘it doesn’t matter.’”
Lewis Carroll

“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers.”
Carl Sagan

“The person with a fixed goal, a clear picture of his desire, or an ideal always before him, causes it, through repetition, to be buried deeply in his subconscious mind and is thus enabled, thanks to its generative and sustaining power, to realize his goal in a minimum of time and with a minimum of physical effort. Just pursue the thought unceasingly. Step by step you will achieve realization, for all your faculties and powers become directed to that end.”
Claude M. Bristol

“We teach what we know, but we reproduce what we are.”
Sir Winston Churchill

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve.”
Napoleon Hill

“Confidence is the ability to act on your goals consistent with your values despite your feelings and situation.”
Daniel A. Janssen

“I feel that the most important step in any major accomplishment is setting a specific goal. This enables you to keep your mind focused on your goal and off the many obstacles that will arise when you’re striving to do your best.”
Kurt Thomas

“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.”
H. L. Hunt

“The long term consequences are the true measure of anything important that you have to do.”
Brian Tracy

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.”
Peter F. Drucker

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.”
Roy Disney

“The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he would never be found out.”
Thomas MaCauley

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
Abraham Lincoln

“It is peculiar that man can only live by looking to the future.”
Viktor E. Frankl

“We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.”
Sir Winston Churchill

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. 
And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
Jim Rohn

“I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life’s greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.”
Anthony Robbins

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.”
Stephen A. Brennan

“In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”
Dwight D Eisenhower

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.”
Harvey Mackay

“We must use time creatively and forever realize that time is hope to do great things.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

“To put the world in right order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life, we must first set our hearts right.”
Confucius

“Before we choose our tools and technology, we must choose our dreams and values, for some technologies serve them, while others make them more unobtainable.”
Marilyn Ferguson

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Listen to advice and accept instruction and in the end you will be wise.”
Proverb

“An undecided mind is a dangerous way to live.”
Daniel A. Janssen

“Personal Development is the deliberate growth or development of a particular individual to bring out their potential and capabilities making them more aware of their inner feelings, belief systems to become a more conscious, whole or healthy human being.”
Daniel A. Janssen

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people, and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better,
whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. That is to have succeeded.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
Thomas Alva Edison

“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.”
Napoleon Hill
“Oh God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time.”
Reinhold Niebuhr

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Lord, grant that I may not seek so much to be understood as to understand.”
Saint Francis of Assisi

“Conducting your business in a socially responsible way is good business. It means that you can attract better employees and that customers will know what you stand for and like you for it.”
M. Anthony Burns

“The best augur of a man’s success in his profession is that he thinks it’s the finest in the world.”
George Eliot

“You do not get power so that you can go out and do things, you go out and do things and you will get the power.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Of journeying, the benefits are many: the freshness it bringeth to the heart, the seeing and hearing of marvelous things, the delight of beholding new cities, the meeting of unknown friends, and the learning of high manners.”
Gulistan of Sa’di

“Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.”
Robert W. Sarnoff

“There is one advantage to having nothing: it never needs repair.”
Frank A. Clark

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
Sir Winston Churchill

“Truth resides in every human heart, and one has to search for it there and to be guided by truth as one sees it. But no one has a right to coerce others to act according to his own view of truth.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”
Ray Kroc

“The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first, a process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
Lao-Tzu

“When you are tough on yourself, life is inevitably easy. When you are easy on yourself, life will be inevitably difficult.”
Zig Ziglar

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high.”
Orison Sweet Marden

“There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose,
the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.”
Napoleon Hill