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I have spent my days stringing and unstringing my instrument, while the song I came to sing remains unsung.
Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.
Alfred A. Montapert
Cheshire-Puss, would you tell me please, which way I ought to go from here? That depends a good deal on where you want to get to, said the Cat. I don't much care where, said Alice. Then it doesn't matter which way you go, said the Cat.
Alice in Wonderland
I am no longer willing to drive into the future using my rearview mirror as my tool of navigation.
Anthony Robbins
It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
Anthony Robbins
No dream is impossible. and every deeply cherished dream is a necessity.
Barbara Sher
Wealth still failed to impress him; the purpose of money was to purchase one's freedom to pursue that which was useful and interesting.
Benjamin Franklin
If you don’t set goals for yourself, you are doomed to work to achieve the goals of someone else.
Brian Tracy
Most people earn at their self concept level of income. If you want to increase your earnings you must increase the amount you believe yourself capable of earning. You must raise your aspirations, set higher goals, and make plans to achieve them. Fear of rejection, more than anything else, holds people back from achieving their full potential, and fear of rejection is often based on low self-esteem. The best way to improve your self-concept , and enhance your self-esteem, is through systematic desensitization, continuously doing what you are afraid of doing, and trying to do it better every time.
Brian Tracy
If you want to know your past - look into your present conditions. If you want to know your future - look into your present actions.
Buddhist Saying
We make the world significant by the courage of our questions and the depth of our answers.
Carl Sagan
The difference between optimism and pessimism resides in memory. The pessimist aptly recalls the hurts and failures of yesterday, but cannot remember the plentiful possibilities of a new tomorrow. The optimist has a hopeful future already memorized.
Charles E. Jinks
Whenever you engage in habit or behavior you're uncertain about just ask yourself, is this activity moving me closer to my life's goal or is it moving me farther away? Negative behavior leads you away from your goals. If you want to become successful, begin by acting successful. Think about the improved self-esteem, confidence health and professional productivity you expect to accomplish. And remember, winning and losing are both habit-forming, so why not choose winning?
Denis Waitley
One boat sails east and one boat sails west both by same breeze that blow. Tis the set of the sail and not the gale the governs the way you go."
Dennis Rolleston
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal.
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.
Earl Nightingale
Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
People always succeed at over-achieving goals they have been allowed to create themselves.
Gordon Dryden
The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but has no vision.
Helen Keller
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
Henry Kissinger
Control your destiny or someone else will.
Jack Welch
The inner experience of fallure is totally different than failure. Going to fallure means 100% commitment - you leave nothing in reserve, no mental or physical resource untapped, you never give yourself a psychological out. Failure means making a decision to let go, to be less than 100% committed, when confronted by fear, pain and uncertainty.
Jim Collins
What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann von Goethe
He who moves not forward, goes backward.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
John F. Kennedy
Hold fast to your dreams, for if dreams die, then life like a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Lao Tzu
A journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step.
Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow them.
Louisa May Alcott
If you don't set goals, you don't get anywhere. The thing that I enjoy in my business is figuring out the overall mission, then establishing the goals, developing the strategies, then the action plan and the calendar by which they must be completed.
Mo Siegel
The one without dreams is the one without wings
Muhammad Ali
We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start.
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate accomplishments.
Napoleon Hill
I will persist until I succeed. Always I will take another step. If that is of no avail, I will take another, and yet another. In truth, one step at a time is not too difficult…I know that small attempts, repeated, will complete any undertaking.
Og Mandino
If you are not making the progress you would like, and are capable of making, it Is simply because your goals are not clearly defined.
Paul Meyer
Take charge of your life. You can do with it what you will.
We are surrounded by insurmountable opportunity.
Choose this day how you will live. Choose this day to release all struggles. If you re-lease, you get a new lease on life. If you release, you move into real-ease. It's in the letting go that you find what you possessed all along.
Rev. Mary Manin Morrissey
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things - to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. The intense effort, the giving of everything you've got, is a very pleasant bonus.
Sir Edmund Hillary, first man to climb Mount Everest.
Insanity is doing things the way they have always been done and expecting the results to be different!
Theodore Eischeid
What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
Thomas A. Edison
Everybody is a self-made man, but only the winners are willing to admit it.
Ideas are funny little things. They won't work unless you do.
The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - We must step up the stairs.
Vance Havner
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating the people who work with me and aiming their views at a certain goal.
Walt Disney
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it's a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it's a thing to be achieved.
William Bryan Jennings
It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what is required.
Winston ChurchillI