Quote-a-Day. Quote of the Day. I hope I have convinced you—the only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard. —Helen Gurley Brown. Quote of the Day.
Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own. I am the force: I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny. —Elaine Maxwell
Self-trust is the first secret of success.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. —Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Every great, successful person I know shares the capacity to remain centered, clear, and powerful in the midst of emotional "storms."
The more we practice the habit of acting from a position of responsibility, the more effective we become as human beings, and the more successful we become as managers of our lives. -Joyce Chapman
The First Best-Kept Secret of Total Success is that we must feel love inside ourselves before we can give it to others. —Denis Waitley
You are responsible for the eventual outcome of your life. You have been given the greatest power in the world—the power to choose. —Denis Waitley
What the recent research on student learning has concluded is that the more actively students are involved in the learning process and take personal responsibility for their learning outcomes, the greater are the learning results.
—Todd M. Davis & Patricia Hillman Murrell
It is not what happens, it is how we react to it. We are each 100% responsible for all our experiences. —Louise Hay
Teachers who care accept no excuses.
The object of teaching personal responsibility is to have the student substitute for the question "Who's to blame?" the question "What needs to be done?" —Nathaniel Branden
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves that we are underlings. —William Shakespeare
There are three things to remember about education. The first is motivation. The second is motivation. The third is motivation. —Terrell Bell, former US Secretary of Education
....one of the greatest services we can render to those struggling along the way is to help them to keep the vision of the goal ever present before the inner eye.
—Dr. Roberto Assagioli
. . .because of our unique human endowments, we can write new programs for ourselves totally apart from our instincts and training. —Stephen Covey
It is a marvelous faculty of the human mind that we are also able to stop old programming from holding us back, any time we choose to. That gift is called conscious choice. —Shad Helmstetter
Coaches, teachers, business people and their consultants all agree on one point: you've got to believe in yourself and your ability to realize your goals.
Self-esteem is the experience of being capable of managing life's challenges and being worthy of happiness. —National Council for Self-Esteem
The major difference I've found between the highly successful and the least successful is that the highly successful stick to it. They have staying power. Everybody fails. Everybody takes his knocks, but the highly successful keep coming back. —Sherry Lansing, Chairman, Paramount Pictures
Each of us, to experience peace, must recognize that we have a choice as to whether we view our identity as small and severely limited or as unlimited as love. —Gerald Jampolsky
To me integrity is the bottom line in self-esteem. It begins with the keeping of one's word or doing what you say you will do, when you say you will do it, whether you feel like it or not. —Betty Hatch
No one can figure out your worth but you. —Pearl Bailey
Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but [their] life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. —Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Without discipline, there is no life at all. —Katherine Hepburn
I studied the lives of great men and famous women, and I found that the men and women who are the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and hard work. —Harry S. Truman
Press on: Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful individuals with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Just go out there and do what you've got to do. —Martina Navratilova
Go back a little to leap further.
One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again. Henry Ford
Our greatest glory consist not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.Oliver Goldsmith
There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.David Burns