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240+ Best Quotes For Achieving Goals & Success In 2023

240+ Best Quotes For Achieving Goals & Success In 2023

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240+ Best Quotes For Achieving Goals & Success In 2023

List of Inspiring Achieving Goals Quotes

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear not absence of fear. -- Mark Twain

A leader is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind. -- Nelson Mandela

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -- Walt Disney

People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision. -- John Maxwell

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. -- Epictetus

Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they've started. -- David Allen

You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. -- Woodrow Wilson

If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the world belongs to you. -- Lao Tzu

I am not bound to win, I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to the light I have. -- Abraham Lincoln

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. -- Mark Twain

Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them. -- Marcus Aurelius

If you start to think the problem is 'out there,' stop yourself. That thought is the problem. -- Stephen Covey

Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability. -- Patrick Lencioni

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts. -- Henri Frederic Amiel

Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. -- John Maxwell

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. -- George Bernard Shaw

Give as few orders as possible,' his father had told him once long ago. 'Once you've given orders on a subject, you must always give orders on that subject.' -- Frank Herbert (from Dune)

Do what you have always done and you'll get what you have always got. -- Sue Knight

The happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. -- Jim Rohn

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men will believe what they see. Let them see. -- Henry David Thoreau

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. -- Michael John Bobak

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember, that's where you will find success. -- Thomas J. Watson

You don't lead by pointing and telling people someplace to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. -- Ken Kesey

Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian. -- Shari R. Barr

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. -- Peter F. Drucker

The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated. -- William James

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. -- George Patton

There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience. -- Archibald MacLeish

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. -- Pablo Picasso

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude. -- A.A. Milne

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. -- Mark Caine

To be content means that you realize you contain what you seek. -- Alan Cohen

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be. -- William Adams

I cannot give you a formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody. -- Herbert Bayard Swope

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. -- John D. Rockefeller

I don't see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers. -- Tupac Shakur

I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself. -- Robert E. Lee

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. -- Chinese proverb

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. -- Carl Jung

Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. -- Mary Anne Radmacher-Hershey

We can have peace if we let go of wanting to change the past and wanting to control the future. -- Lester Levinson

The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. -- Napoleon Hill

Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out. -- John Wooden

Wisdom equals knowledge plus courage. You have to not only know what to do and when to do it, but you have to also be brave enough to follow through. -- Jarod Kintz

The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it. -- Henry Ford

A leader takes people where they would never go on their own. -- Hans Finzel

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. -- Bernard Meltzer

We all get report cards in many different ways, but the real excitement of what you're doing is in the doing of it. It's not what you're gonna get in the end-- it's not the final curtain-- it's really in the doing it, and loving what you're doing. -- Ralph Lauren

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely, or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature, and God. As long as this exists, and it certainly always will, then there will be a comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. -- Anne Frank

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time ... serenity, that nothing is. -- Thomas Szasz

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. -- Ralph Nader

In the end, it is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. -- Max De Pree

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. -- Oprah Winfrey

Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are. -- Thomas John Carlisle

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them. -- Bernard M. Baruch

A leader is a dealer in hope. -- Napoleon

Security is when everything is settled when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. -- Germaine Greer

To have long-term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way. -- Pat Riley

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. -- Richard Bach

The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind but not weak; be bold but not a bully; be humble but not timid; be proud but not arrogant; have humor but without folly. -- Jim Rohn

Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. -- Albert Schweitzer

Money doesn't bring happiness and creativity. Your creativity and happiness bring money. -- Sam Rosen

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. -- G.K. Chesterton

Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another. -- John C. Maxwell

Everything is a gift of the universe-- even joy, anger, jealousy, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment. -- Ken Keyes Jr.

If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you! -- T. Harv Eker

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Ben Franklin

Do you know that one of the great problems of our age is that we are governed by people who care more about feelings than they do about thoughts and ideas. -- Margaret Thatcher

You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We avoid the things that we're afraid of because we think there will be dire consequences if we confront them. But the truly dire consequences in our lives come from avoiding things that we need to learn about or discover. -- Shakti Gawain

If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do. -- Anonymous

In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy. -- Albert Clarke

You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something-- your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. -- Steve Jobs

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. -- Henry David Thoreau

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. -- Theodore Roosevelt

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them. -- John F. Kennedy

Happiness is that state of consciousness that proceeds from the achievement of one's values. -- Ayn Rand

Be content to act, and leave the talking to others. -- Baltasar

I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing. -- Martha Stewart

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. -- Eckhart Tolle

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. -- Greg Anderson

My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better. -- Steve Jobs

There is no stress in the world, only people thinking stressful thoughts and then acting on them. -- Wayne Dyer

We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret. -- Earl Nightingale

The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things. -- Ronald Reagan

A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. -- J.P. Morgan

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -- Maya Angelou

Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. -- Mark Twain

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Opportunities don't happen. You create them. -- Chris Grosser

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change. -- Charles Darwin

A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them. -- M.D. Arnold

The day the soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership. -- Colin Powell

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. -- Margaret Thatcher

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. -- Buddha

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -- Jim Ryun

People ask, 'What's the best role you've ever played?' The next one. -- Kevin Kline

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. -- Melody Beattie

Anything in life that we don't accept will simply make trouble for us until we make peace with it. -- Shakti Gawain

Leadership is an action, not a position. -- Donald McGannon

Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men-- the other 999 follow women. Groucho Marx

You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. -- Nancy D. Solomon

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs-- even though checkered by failure-- than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. -- Theodore Roosevelt

Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value. -- Albert Einstein

In a battle between two ideas, the best one doesn't necessarily win. No, the idea that wins is the one with the most fearless heretic behind it. -- Seth Godin

It is impossible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment. -- Naomi Williams

Happiness is not having what you want. It is appreciating what you have. -- Unknown

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. -- William Arthur Ward

You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing. -- Philippos

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. -- James Dean

You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out. -- Steve Jobs

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. -- Diane Ackerman

The starting point of all achievement is desire. -- Napoleon Hill

Power isn't control at all-- power is strength, and giving that strength to others. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others that they may have the strength to stand on their own. -- Beth Revis

No one who achieves success does so without the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude. -- Alfred North Whitehead

Surround yourself with great people; delegate authority; get out of the way. -- Ronald Reagan

Persons of high self-esteem are not driven to make themselves superior to others; they do not seek to prove their value by measuring themselves against a comparative standard. Their joy is being who they are, not in being better than someone else. -- Nathaniel Branden

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. -- Max Lucado

Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy. -- Fred De Witt Van Amburgh

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. -- John Milton

Our greatest fear should not be of failure ... but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. -- Francis Chan

Success at the highest level comes down to one question: Can you decide that your happiness can come from someone else's success? -- Bill Walton

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. -- Bruce Lee

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future. -- Paul Boese

What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail? -- Robert Schuller

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less than excellent work. -- Thomas J. Watson

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. -- G.K. Chesterton

View your life from your funeral: Looking back at your life experiences, what have you accomplished? What would you have wanted to accomplish but didn't? What were the happy moments? What were the sad? What would you do again, and what wouldn't you do? -- Victor Frankl

Earn your leadership every day. -- Michael Jordan

To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like. -- Mike Gafka

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory. -- Betty Smith

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. -- Bruce Feirstein

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better. -- Jim Rohn

If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes. -- Andrew Carnegie

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. -- William Arthur Ward

One can never pay in gratitude; one can only pay 'in kind' somewhere else in life. -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It is absolutely necessary ... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. -- George Washington

Money is neither my god nor my devil. It is a form of energy that tends to make us more of who we already are, whether it's greedy or loving. -- Dan Millman

If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing. -- Brad Szollose

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. -- Deepak Chopra

If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it-- teach yourself to be impatient. -- Gurbaksh Chahal

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down. -- Charles F. Kettering

True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self. -- Joseph Addison

Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar. -- Orrin Woodward

The need for forgiveness is an illusion. There is nothing to forgive. -- Rachel England

'Enough' is a feast. -- Buddhist proverb

Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others. -- Robert Louis Stevenson

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. -- Helen Keller

Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. -- Winston Churchill

There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed. -- Ray Goforth

Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don't have a plan. -- Larry Winget

At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. -- Albert Schweitzer

You never regret being kind. -- Nicole Shepherd

If you set your goals ridiculously high and it's a failure, you will fail above everyone else's success. -- James Cameron

Happiness is where we find it, but very rarely where we seek it. -- J. Petit Senn

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. -- Albert Einstein

A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but ought to be. -- Rosalynn Carter

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them. -- John C. Maxwell

In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom. -- Buddha

Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position. -- Brian Tracy

If you count all your assets, you always show a profit. -- Robert Quillen

A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. -- Beth Revis

The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. -- Tony Blair

No guts, no story. -- Chris Brady

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies, and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it. -- Michael Josephson

It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. -- Adlai E. Stevenson II

If you spend your life trying to be good at everything, you will never be great at anything. -- Tom Rath

The way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. -- Charles Schwab

Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. -- Peter F. Drucker

Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are. -- Chinese proverb

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. -- David Brinkley

Gratitude turns what we have into enough and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity ... it makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. -- Melody Beattie

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet. -- Father Theodore M. Hesburgh

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. -- Publilius Syrus

Don't tell people how to do things; tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. -- George S. Patton Jr.

Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone. -- Gertrude Stein

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. -- Buddha

When eagles are silent, parrots begin to chatter. -- Winston Churchill

Don't waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you're the boss. Or they won't. Who cares? Do your thing, and don't care if they like it. -- Tina Fey

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. -- Thomas Jefferson

The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. -- Brandon Sanderson

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. -- Oscar Wilde

Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan. -- John F. Kennedy

Once you do something you love, you never have to work again. -- Willie Hill

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Consensus: the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values, and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you cannot get agreement on the way ahead. What great cause would have been fought and won under the banner: 'I stand for consensus?' -- Margaret Thatcher

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough. -- Oprah Winfrey

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity. -- Carl Jung

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men. -- Lao Tzu

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

A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. -- John Maxwell

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. -- Robert Collier

A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We forge the chains we wear in life. -- Charles Dickens

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. -- Denis Waitley

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. -- Marcus Aurelius

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom. -- Soren Kierkegaard

In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principles contain it or stand against it. -- Jane Smiley

We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. -- Whoopi Goldberg

Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. -- Carl Bard

Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them. -- Vaibhav Shah

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize. -- Robert Hughes

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. -- Dale Carnegie

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. -- Vidal Sassoon

The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. -- Margaret Chase Smith

Don't blow off another's candle, for it won't make yours shine brighter. -- Jaachynma N.E. Agu

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. -- Reinhold Niebuhr

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. -- Abraham Lincoln

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -- Dalai Lama

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. -- Winston Churchill

Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there's an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen. -- Dax Shepard

Always remember, son, the best boss is the one who bosses the least. Whether it's cattle, or horses, or men, the least government is the best government. -- Ralph Moody

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment. -- Stephen Covey

When you put together deep knowledge about a subject that intensely matters to you, charisma happens. You gain courage to share your passion, and when you do that, folks follow. -- Jerry Porras

My tombstone? I'm thinking something along the lines of, 'Geez, he was just here a minute ago.' -- George Carlin

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -- Martin Luther King Jr.

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. -- Arthur Ashe

Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling. -- Margaret Lee Runbeck

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. -- Nathaniel Hawthorne

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. -- Buddha

Life is a journey, and if you fall in love with the journey, you will be in love forever. -- Peter Hagerty

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. -- Thomas A. Edison

For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book, and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief. -- Fernandez de Andrada

The best revenge is massive success. -- Frank Sinatra

Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. -- Colin Powell

There is a difference between being a leader and being a boss. Both are based on authority. A boss demands blind obedience; a leader earns his authority through understanding and trust. -- Klaus Balkenhol

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. -- Frank Tyger

Be happy with what you have. Be excited about what you want. -- Alan Cohen

Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion. -- Tony Hsieh

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many-- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. -- Charles Dickens

If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily. -- Gerald Good

Happiness is the experience of loving life. Being happy is being in love with that momentary experience. And love is looking at someone or even something and seeing the absolute best in him or her or it. Love is happiness with what you see. So love and happiness really are the same thing ... just expressed differently. -- Robert McPhillips

If a fellow isn't thankful for what he's got, he isn't likely to be thankful for what he's going to get. -- Frank A. Clark

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. -- Thomas Edison

True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. -- Helen Keller

Our capacity to draw happiness from aesthetic objects or material goods in fact seems critically dependent on our first satisfying a more important range of emotional or psychological needs, among them the need for understanding, for love, expression, and respect. -- Alain de Botton

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. -- Robert Brault

You cannot judge what should bring others joy, and others cannot judge what should bring you joy. -- Alan Cohen

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