"Your outward expression is merely a manifestation of who you are internally."

    - EH

 

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

     - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"Successful people don't make the right decisions. They make their decisions right."

      - EH

 

"You're all males by birth, but you have to choose to be men."

      - Herm Edwards

 

"Mastering others gives you strength. Mastering yourself makes you fearless."

      - Lao Tzu

 

"If you can't control your anger you are as helpless as a city without walls waiting to be attacked."

      - Proverbs 25:28

 

"Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny."

      - Ghandi

 

"We all face obstacles. How you deal with those obstacles defines who you are and how successful you are in life."

 

"The mind is the battleground. The fight is in your mind."

 

"If she doesn't want to fuck you, it doesn't really matter. Not everyone's smart."

      - Jason Capital

 

"Progress always involves risk. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."

      - Fredrick Wilcox

 

"Repetition is the mother of skill."

 

"Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do."

       - Aristotle

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 "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

"The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why."

       - Mark Twain

 

"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe."

       - St. Augustine

 

"Inaction breads fear and doubt. Action breads confidence and courage."

 

"Success is the result of good judgement. Good judgement is the result of experience. Experience is often the result of bad judgement."

 

"I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward."

        - Thomas Edison

 

"Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win."

        - Bob Knight

 

"The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the quality of questions you consistently ask yourself."

        - Corey Wayne

 

"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine its lethal."

 

"Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to just leave it broken then to hurt yourself trying to put it back together."

 

"Love your family. Choose your peers."

         - Tony Robbins

 

"A rose takes its time to bloom for a reason. You can't over water, over fertilize, or over expose it to sunlight to make it bloom any faster. All you will do with excessive action is kill the rose."

 

"True genius is eternal patience."

          - Michael Angelo

 

"Faith without action is meaningless."

          - Buddha

 

"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do. But it takes great character and self control to understand and forgive."

           - Benjamin Franklin

 

"You tend to get what you focus on in life. What you fear you attract and what you look at disappears. That's why it's always important to be cognizant of your own self talk."

           - Corey Wayne

 

"You can ignore reality, but you can't ignore the consequences of ignoring reality."

           - Ayn Rand

 

"There are many forms of death. Once you stop growing, in essence, you are dying."

 

"Most people listen with the intent to reply and not to understand."

           - Steven Covey​

 

"Failure is the soil that the seed of success grows into."

           - EH

 

"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials."

 

"A leader leads by example."

           - Sun Tzu

 

"Nothing motivates like someone you love telling you you're not good enough."

 

"You become what your habits dictate."

           - EH

 

"All men are created equal. Some work harder in preseason."

           - Emmitt Smith

 

"You choose who you are at every moment."

           - TR

 

"You have to crave the end result so bad that the work becomes irrelevant."

           - Tim Grover

 

"I've got to grind. Grinding is my rest."

           - Ray Lewis

 

"You don't have to respect me by me. But you're gonna respect me by what the people I've come in contact with know about me."

            - Ray Lewis

 

How do you want to be remembered?

 

"A mouse stuck in a pot of cream has only two choices. He can either drown, or fight so hard that he churns the cream into butter, and then climbs out."

 

"Do you experience life or do you read about it."

           -EH

 

"The true mark of a leader is not in how many followers he has, but in how many leaders he creates."

 

"Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

 

"The only way to forge steel is to temper it with fire."

 

"Maybe it's my fault. Maybe I led you to believe it was easy when it wasn't. Maybe it's my fault that you didn't see that my failure gave me strength, that my pain was my motivation. Maybe I led you to believe it was a god-given gift and not something I work for every single day of my life. Maybe I destroyed the game...or maybe you're just making excuses."

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"A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence."

 

"It's not who you are underneath; it's what you do that defines you."

 

"Nature helps those who help themselves."

 

"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."

         - Friedrich Nietzsche

 

"Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner."

         - Lao Tzu

 

"A need for anything gets in the way of everything."

 

"How many ships didn't sail because of the belief the earth was flat?"

 

"When you know your why, you can endure any how."

          - Friedrich Nietzsche

 

"I expect to win. I don't get up at 3 o'clock in the morning to lose."

           - ET

 

"You must ask good quality questions, both of yourself and of others, most people do not."

           - CW

 

"When people tell you to be realistic and encourage you to settle, they're telling you their story, not yours."

           - CW

 

"If you want more, you have to become more. Success is not something you pursue. What you pursue will elude you; it can be like trying to chase butterflies. Success is something you attract by the person you become."

 

"Success is the ability to move from one failure to another without the loss of enthusiasm."

           - Winston Churchill

 

"The greatest mistake a man can make is to be afraid of making one."

          - Elbert Hubbard

 

"Develop a nostalgia for the future, not the past."

          - Maxwell Maltz

 

"Like a raindrop to a river, our thoughts drive our actions and shape our life outcomes."

          - ET

 

"Luck is the last dying wish of those who want to believe that winning can happen by accident. Sweat, on the other hand, is for those who know its a choice."

 

"Failure is a trickster with a keen sense of irony and cunning. It takes great delight in tripping one when success is almost in reach."

            - Napoleon Hill

 

"As you think so shall you be."

 

"Self-Mastery is the hardest job you will ever tackle. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. You may see at one time and the same time both your best friend and your greatest enemy, by stepping in front of a mirror."

            - Napoleon Hill

 

"Fortunes gravitate to men whose minds have been prepared to attract them, just as surely as water gravitates to the ocean."

            - NH

 

"All men have become what they are because of their dominating thoughts and desires."

            - NH

 

"You have absolute control over but one thing, and that is your thoughts."

            - NH

 

"Those who control the environmental influences out of which their thought habits are built are masters of their earthly destinies."

            - NH

 

"Imagine if every morning you were able to look into an hourglass that showed you exactly how much time you have left, removing any unknowns or uncertainty. Would you approach your days differently?"

 

"To have something extraordinary you must become someone extraordinary."

 

"We're all self-made, but only the successful will admit it."

          - Earl Nightingale

 

"A setback is a setup for a comeback."

          - ET

 

"You will FAIL if you do not take ACTION!"

 

"It's hard to beat a person who doesn't give up."

          - Babe Ruth

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"I search for those moments of fatigue where many will give up. You must find that and you must push through that."

 

          - Conor Mcgregor

 

"Your repetitions are your reputation."

 

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."

           - Henry Ford

 

"Our most difficult experiences become the crucibles that forge our character and develop the internal powers, the freedom to handle difficult circumstances in the future and to inspire others to do so as well."

           - Steven Covey

 

"Think big. Don't worry so much about failure. How far can you really fall? After all, we're only a few feet from the ground."

          - Arnold Schwarzenegger

 

"If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer. Every moment is the most important moment of your life. No future time is better than now to let down your guard and love. Everything you do right now ripples outward and affects everyone. Your posture can shine your heart or transmit anxiety. Your breath can radiate love or muddy the room in depression. Your glance can awaken joy. Your words can inspire freedom. Your every act can open hearts and minds."

         - David Deida

 

"Chance comes to everyone in life, often on the most unexpected occasions, radiating risk and potential humiliation."

         - Felix Dennis

 

"Reggie Jackson struck out 2600 times in his career, the most in the history of baseball, but you don't hear about the strike outs. People remember the Homeruns."

         - Denzel Washington

 

"Most people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure."

         - NH

 

"It's not whether the glass is half full or half empty, it's who's pouring the water."

         - Mark Cuban

 

"No balls: No baby's!"

         - Mark Cuban

 

"Not having an answer isn't embarrassing. It's an opportunity. Don't be afraid to ask questions."

         - Matt Damon

 

"If you hang around the barber shop long enough sooner or later you're going to get a haircut."

         - Denzel Washington

 

"Before it was "luck" it was a belief. Everyday, with no one watching, at 5 in the morning, by myself, I trained it because I believed in it. Then I mastered it. Then I remastered it and remastered it and remastered it, in hopes that one day my trained ability collided with an opportunity to show it off. That's what "luck" is.

         - Greg Plitt

 

"Many receive good advice, yet few profit from it."

 

"The struggles and hardships we face are the universe's way of helping us to transcend our flaws and reach our full potential."

          - CW

 

"There is a difference between being broke and being poor. Being broke is a temporary economic condition, but being poor is a disabling frame of mind and a depressed condition of your spirit."

 

"Always turn your frustrations into fascinations."

          - Jim Rohn

 

"We all carry our own mirrors with us. It's how we see ourselves in these reflections that the world sees us in return."

 

"Are you waiting for success to arrive, or are you going out to find where it is hiding?"

          - Greg S. Reid & Sharon Lechter

 

"Destination is determined by direction."

 

"Develop the habit of giving more then what you're paid for. Develop the habit of setting standards others will be measured by."

          - Les Brown

 

"I love living. I think that's infectious. It's something you can't fake."

          - Will Smith

 

"Think war, not battles."

          - J.C.

 

"It takes only a small spark to set off a tremendous explosion."

          - Les Giblin

 

"Your conscience shouts here's what you should do, while your intuition whispers here's what you COULD do."

 

"The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision."

          - Helen Keller

 

"Some people are so poor. All they have is money."

 

"You must know the difference between an asset and a liability, and buy assets."

           - Robert Kiyosaki

 

"Once a dollar goes into your asset column it becomes your employee."

           - Robert Kiyosaki

 

"Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind."

           - RK

 

"When it comes to money and investing, people have three fundamental reasons or choices for investing-to be : 1)secure 2)comfortable 3)rich...Most people make their money and investment choices in that exact order. In other words, their first choice when it comes to money decisions is security, second is comfort, and third is to be rich...for most people, if becoming rich disturbs their comfort or makes them feel insecure, they will forsake becoming rich."

           - RK

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"Continue to develop your own philosophy. Philosophy is a major determining factor of how your life turns out. Each persons philosophy is like the set of the sail. The same wind blows on us all."

 

"Small thinkers don't get big breaks."

           - RK

 

"A part of all you earn is yours to keep."

           -RMIB

 

"If you are not willing to take risks then you are saying you are not willing to learn, and if you are not willing to learn then you cannot be taught."

          - RK

 

"Winners embrace hard work. Losers see it as a punishment. Which one are you?"

           - Student Aesthetics

 

"You're sitting on a winning lottery ticket and you're too much of a pussy to cash it in."

          - GWH

 

"What you look hard at has a way of looking back hard at you."

          - Ezra Pound

 

"If you want to make the team, go to the gym. If you want to own the team, go to the library."

 

"The difference between climbing 100 ft. and 500 ft. is a point of view."

           - Idris Elba

 

"No matter what, you can't control events, but you can control what they mean to you."

           - TR

 

"You will fail your way to success. 8 out of 10 millionaires have been financially bankrupt."

           - LB

 

"The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will feel comfortable."

             - Conor McGregor

 

"It's not what what we say out loud that determines our lives. It's what we whisper to ourselves that has the most power....words form thoughts, thoughts form realities, and realities become life."

             - Rich Dad

 

"Choose very carefully the person you decide to spend the rest of your life with because 95% of your happiness will come from this one decision....most people spend more time deciding on their next car or tv purchase than their significant others."

 

"Your reputation is everything. Guard it with your life."

 

You're not responsible for other people's opinions of you."

 

"Your adversity is your advantage."

 

"Analyze your competitors so that you can learn to fill the gaps they're not targeting."

 

"I don't fear the man who practices 1000 kicks. I fear the man who practices 1 kick 1000 times."

           - Bruce Lee

 

"Always make the other person feel important."

           - Dale Carnegie

 

"Every man is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him."

           - Emerson

 

"Everybody in the world is literally waiting for you to tell them what to do."

           - Les Giblin

 

"Other people accept you at your own appraisal."

           - Les Giblin

 

"Failure is unimportant. It's takes courage to make a fool out of yourself."

           - Charlie Chaplin

 

"What you study from this day forward will determine which side of the table you wind up on."

           - RK

 

"I should have been freaking out, but I wasn't. Something inside of me had finally gotten past scarcity."

           - TR

 

"When ever you give it's always going to come back. Don't think about how or when. Just give. The secret to living is giving."

           - TR

 

"The hardest thing in life to learn is to lose. Winning's easy."

           - Matt Damon

 

"Getting better is a campaign"

           - Jocko Willink

 

"Ask questions. Most adults don't ask questions because they have an ego."

           - JW

 

"You can't have million dollar dreams with a minimum wage work ethic."

           - TL

 

 "All that stuff you once dreamed you would know, it's not coming to you by accident. Go out and figure out how to do it."

            - TL

 

"To me life's a video game. You should always be trying to get to the next level. If you stay at one level too long it gets boring."

            - TL

 

"Money is like gas in your tank. You could have a Ferrari, but if you don't fill it up with gas then it's slower than a moped."

           - TL

 

"If you walk in the room and talk the whole time you're going to leave with the same amount of knowledge. If you walk in and listen you might just learn something valuable."

           - TL

 

"Thinking is only as good as the actions that follow it."

           - TL

 

"You've got a small window, young people. And the problem when you're young is you think you have forever. It's a disease of young people."

           - ET

 

"Everyone's proud of what they haven't accomplished yet."

           - TL

 

"When you come to the boundaries of what you know, it's time to make some mistakes."

           - Rich Dad

 

"Some of the biggest failures I know are people who have never failed."

           - Rich Dad

 

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

           - Mark Twain

 

"An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field."

           - Neils Bohr

 

"In the end, your success will speak for itself."

           - Patrick Bet-David

 

"I don't know how people sleep with all the opportunity out there."

           - Joel Salatin

 

"Good artists copy. Great artists steal."

           - Picasso

 

"Hustle until your haters ask if you're hiring."

           - TL

 

"The first draft is always for the trash."

           - TL

 

"Remember...you cannot accept other people's limiting beliefs and ideas about what you can and cannot do. At the end of the day, what they say doesn't matter. What does matter is what you say and what you do."

           - Kai Greene

 

"Money is just an idea, and you become your ideas."

           - RK

 

"At the end of the day, you've just got to show up. Just show up and put yourself in a position to get an opportunity."

           - Greg Plitt

 

"One day Im not gonna be overlooked."

 

"I mean how many guys do you see go in the gym and it's like leg day, ya know. The day they don't want to do. That's like their weakest body part, right? So they go to the gym on the off hour when no ones really there. Well, what if it just so happens that Sally's there? Ya know, some girl they wanna hook up with. So all of the sudden it doesn't become leg day does it? It turns right into arm day or chest day so they can show off in front of her. That's someone that's doing something for someone else. Ya know, they don't pay your bills and yet you give them all this value. It makes no sense. If you really want Sally...you believe in what you want and you go after it no matter what, no matter what anyone says, and then when you reach those horizons trust me Sally and Sue and Nicole and everybody else is gonna come and you're going to get to pick your choice because you're a leader, man."

          - Greg Plitt

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"I had to grow up real fast. Your greatest hour is usually right after your worst hour of despair. And I look back at that as a blessing. People are always like what's your biggest failure and I go I don't know if I have one because each one of them molded me and I learned so much about myself from them. If I were to pull that out of myself I don't know who I'd be right now. I never let failure stand as failure I just kept trying. As they say, failure is temporary. Giving up is permanent."

           - GP

 

"I constructed this Tony Robbins guy. I constructed him. I created him. He was me, but I built that mother fucker."

           - TR

 

"Your biggest problem is that you think you shouldn't have any. Because problems are  what make us grow. Problems are what sculpt our soul. Problems are what make us become more. If we can realize that life is always happening for us, not to us, game over."

           - TR

 

"Looking back, there are so many things I wish I would've done in the past that would've put me in a much better position today. Rather then continuously harping on those things, I need to take action today. Even if it's small things. Continuously, over time, those little things will build off of each other. Then, one day, maybe ten years from now, I'll look back and say thank god I took the necessary steps back then to be where I am today."

       -BGG

 

"At 29, walking away from data processing, I was terrified. 10 years in a place with no heat, 6 years at a job I felt stuck in, maybe I was afraid of change. Are you?...But this made me very hungry, literally. I couldn't afford to be lazy."

       -Peter Dinkladge

 

"I waited a long time out in the world before I gave myself permission to fail."

       -Peter Dinkladge

 

"It was awful tasting medicine, but I guess the patient needed it. Sometimes life's going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith!"

       - Steve Jobs

 

"Have you ever seen a fly that's trapped in a room? It immediately searches for the light, so it heads for the window, smacking itself against the glass again and again, sometimes for hours. Have you ever noticed people do this? They're highly motivated to change: they have intense leverage. But all the motivation in the world won't help if you try to get outside through a closed window. You've got to change your approach. The fly stands a chance only if it backs off and looks around for another exit."

          - TR

 

"Our feet become heavy, lungs start to bleed, and our hearts racing. It's in this state that we get to find out the true value of our dreams."

          - GP

 

"I thank whatever god there may be for my uncomfortable soul."

          - Morgan Freeman

 

"You only learn from mistakes, but they don't have to be yours."

           - TL

 

"Learn to get excited when that feeling creeps in. The "I don't want to do it." Realize you know what mother fucker this is a test. Today I'm going to find out if my dreams are really my dreams."

 

"The opportunity always lies in the place where people complain."

            - Jack Ma

"Practice faithful persistence. It means never ever ever give up. Chicken Soup for the Soul was rejected by 144 publishers. 144 publishers said we don't want to publish a collection of short stories. The title's stupid Chicken Soup for the Soul. What does that mean? People don't buy collections of short stories. So literally we spent 14 months trying to find a publisher. We went to New York with our agent and eventually our agent gave us the book back and said I can't sell this. So we went to the National Booksellers Association down in Anaheim and we went booth to booth for 3 days. Over 4000 publishers were represented there and we got no no no no. It was late on the third day that a little publisher after 144 rejections finally said we'll read it....now if we had given up after 100 publishers had said no, I wouldn't be standing here today. Wouldn't have happened. So you've got to persevere. When the world says no, you say next. There's only 6 billion people out there you can go and ask, right? There are over 4,000 publishers in the State of California.  So what we have is this endless possibility, but you have to persevere. It's as if the universe tests our commitment. Today we have 147 Titles in print. We've sold over 115 Million copies. We're in 47 languages and over 1 Billion $ worth of Chicken Soup for the Soul books have been sold worldwide."

             - Jack Canfield

"You can either choose to be happy or choose to be miserable. The effort is the same."