Friday, September 13, 2013

StellarHIRE Partners Favorite 50 of Forbes 100 Favorite Quotes:

1.      Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. –Albert Einstein
2.     The common question that gets asked in business is, ‘why?’ That’s a good question, but an equally valid question is, ‘why not?’ -Jeffrey Bezos
3.     Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement. –W. Clement Stone
4.     Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans. –John Lennon
5.     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 safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover. –Mark Twain
6.     Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –John Maxwell
7.     If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. –Tony Robbins
8.     Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. –Vince Lombardi
9.     I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. –Stephen Covey
10.  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
11.   Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn
12.  Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. –Henry Ford
13.  There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle
14.  The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
15.  Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others.  Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy
16.  Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt
17.  When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.  When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wrote down ‘happy’.  They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life. –John Lennon
18.  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
19.  Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. –Confucious
20. The difference between a successful person and others is not lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will. –Vince Lombardi
21.  Happiness is not something readymade.  It comes from your own actions. –Dalai Lama
22. Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. –Joshua J. Marine
23. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. –Walt Disney
24. I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong. –Benjamin Franklin
25. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. –Bill Cosby
26. A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein
27.  The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. –Chinese Proverb
28. It is never too late to be what you might have been. –George Eliot
29. You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey
30. I would rather die of passion than of boredom. –Vincent van Gogh
31.  It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings.  –Ann Landers
32. If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. –Abigail Van Buren
33. Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more. –H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
34. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. –Dalai Lama
35. Dream big and dare to fail. –Norman Vaughan
36. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. –Martin Luther King Jr.
37.  Do what you can, where you are, with what you have. –Teddy Roosevelt
38. The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. –Alice Walker
39. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. –Gloria Steinem
40. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live. –Mae Jemison
41.  You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. –Beverly Sills
42. Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. –Eleanor Roosevelt
43. Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. –Grandma Moses
44. The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. –Ayn Rand
45. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. –Henry Ford
46. It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. –Abraham Lincoln
47.  Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. –Benjamin Franklin
48. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!” –Audrey Hepburn
49. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. –Steve Jobs

50. If you can dream it, you can achieve it. –Zig Ziglar