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Quotes on success

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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The purpose of life is a life of purpose
- Robert Byrne

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

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937), Author of Peter Pan

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living, the other helps you make a life.
- Sandra Carey

Not every successful man is a good father. But every good father is a successful man.
- R. Duvall

Try not to be a person of success. But rather a person of value.
- unknown

Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. Courage is what counts.
- Sir Winston Churchill

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
- Norman R. Augustine

Unless a man undertakes more than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
- Henry Drummond

The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
- Benjamin Mays

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
- Samuel Johnson

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia, Author and speaker

The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation... the hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
- Jacob Bronowski

It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge and does something about it.
- Vince Lombardi

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
- John C. Maxwell

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
- William James

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
- Henry Ford

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

The mind is like a parachute - it works only when it is open.
- Unknown

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

We never know how far reaching something we may think, say or do today will affect the lives of millions tomorrow.
- B.J. Palmer

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
- Confucius

What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
- Kenneth Blanchard

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm Forbes

Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.
- Cherie Carter-Scott

If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility. You alone are responsible for every moment of your life, for every one of your acts.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

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

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"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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