Some of My Favorite Quotations

Some of My Favorite Quotations
 
Today I thought I’d simply share with you some of my favorite quotations.  I find them inspiring; I hope you will, too.
 
 
“I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
Christopher Reeve (1952-2004)
 
“Everyone lives By selling something.”
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
 
“While it is doubtless true that salesmen, like poets, are born, not made, it is also true that successful salesmen are those who, in most cases, have undergone a severe training in the school of hard knocks.”
Farm Journal (October, 1913)
 
“Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.”
Elmer G. Letterman (1897-1982)
 
“There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.”
General Douglas MacArthur (1889-1964)
 
“It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that.  It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
Paul “Bear” Bryant (1919-1983)
 
“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
 
“Desire.  That’s the one secret of every man’s career.  Not education.  Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.”
Bobby Unser
 
“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.”
Earl Nightingale (1921-1989)
 
“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.”
Epictetus (55 AD-135 AD)
 
“Losers make promises they often break.  Winners make commitments they always keep.”
Denis Waitley
 
“Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.”
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)
 
“The buck stops here!”
Harry Truman (1884-1972)
 
“Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
 
“What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
Napoleon Hill (1883- 1970)
 
Periodically, I’ll toss more of these inspiring reminders.  If any of them grab you, you might consider having it framed and hung in a prominent place.