Some Additional Favorite Quotations
Today I thought I’d share with you some additional favorite quotations. I find them inspiring; I hope you will, too. If that’s the case, have it framed and place it where you’ll see it every day.
It is absurd that a man should rule others, who cannot rule himself.
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.
The virtue lies in the struggle, not in the prize.
Richard Monckton Milnes
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly.
If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
George Herman “Babe” Ruth
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.
What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?
Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?
The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
I quickly learned that if I kept at it and plowed right through the rejections I would eventually get somebody to buy my wares.
It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows achievement and who at the worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.
Leonard CohenPosted by Robert Terson | 0 comments