Quotes are like mental fast foods for me. I like quotes, and appreciate their benefits in our intellectual stimulation and curiosity. I derive great inspiration from reading famous quotes. This is because of how my mind works. Although, it’s not every quote that makes sense to me. I select what I feed my mind with, just as I do with food. It’s not every kind of food you eat, regardless of who prepares it. I hope I’m correct? Reading some famous quotes is to keep the mind inspired.
According to one writer, he said that quotes ” can give you insight into the thoughts and teachings of very wise people. Whether they are alive or dead, their words still resonate and continue to enlighten for all time.”Ok, just for your end of first-month weekend delight, I‘m providing you some thought-provoking quotes from past and present great thinkers and philosophers. /enjoy the famous quotes to keep your mind inspired along the journey of life.
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“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.” ~ Zig Zigla
“A strength is a pre-existing capacity for a particular way of behaving, thinking, or feeling that is authentic and energizing to the user, and enables optimal functioning, development and performance.” – Alex Linley, PhD
“When the goal is inspiring, the activity that is required to fulfill the goal becomes irresistible.” ~ Fred Gratzon
- It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life and in change there is power.” ~ Alan Cohen
- “When things go wrong, as they sometimes will. When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill. When the funds are low and the debts are high. And you want to smile, but you have to sigh. When care is pressing you down a bit. Rest, if you must, but don’t you quit. Life is queer with its twists and turns. As every one of us sometimes learns.
- And many a failure turns about When he might have won had he stuck it out. Don’t give up though the pace seems slow — You may succeed with another blow. Success is failure turned inside out — The silver tint of the clouds of doubt.
- Life Is a Journey How you Begin is As Important As How You End
- “The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Tony Robbins
- “When you do something, put your heart into it. Give it everything you’ve got—then relax! Concentrated attention and effort, then relaxing, became a habit with me. ” —
- And you never can tell how close you are. It may be near when it seems so far. So stick to the fight when you’re hardest hit — It’s when things seem worst that you must not QUIT.” ~ Anonymous
* “The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. If you’re not clear about this, then write it down, and then rewrite it until the words express precisely what you are after.” Napoleon Hill
* Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.” Napoleon Hill
- Develop know-how. Know-how is “the particular techniques and skills that consistently get results for you. Know-how is the proper application of knowledge. Know-how is doing something the right way, with skill and effectiveness, and with minimum expenditure of time and effort.” You acquire know-how by doing.
- Know What You Need to Get What You Want
- “Knowledge is learned and know-how is acquired through experience.” Determine what you need to know, find a way to acquire that knowledge, and then apply that knowledge through action until you’ve developed know-how.
- “We can learn a lot from the writings and researches of Napoleon Hill, and Andrew Carnegie. They made thousands rich and successful during their time alive, and their works and knowledge shared are still making millions of people around the world millionaires even when they are long gone. What a treasure!
- There is more to success than reading self-help books and extracting the philosophy contained in them, and that is action. The true value of a self-help book is not what the writer puts into the book, but what you, the reader, take out of the book and put into your life.”
- “Check your habits of thought and action, for these have brought you to where you are now.”