File this under Success … Quotes for today!

This morning, I was cruising the internet for inspiration and decided to just load us up with some great quotes.

I don’t know about your, but I enjoy reading something encouraging… I feel positive choices for the rest of your lifelike it connects me with other people, it makes me understand how we are all alike, even though we are all so different.  AND… it always serves to spark my creativity with the sheer magnitude of possibilities and potential!

Take a deep breath… and enjoy the ride.

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
William James

William James
William James was an American philosopher and psychologist who had trained as a physician. He was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States. Wikipedia
Born: January 11, 1842, Astor House
Died: August 26, 1910, Chocorua

Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck

Erma Bombeck
Column Author
Erma Louise Bombeck, née Fiste was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Wikipedia
Born: February 21, 1927, Dayton
Died: April 22, 1996, San Francisco

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda, born Narendra Nath Datta, was an Indian Hindu monk. He was a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world and was credited with … Wikipedia
Born: January 12, 1863, Kolkata
Died: July 4, 1902, Belur Math
Full name: Narendra Nath Datta
Education: Scottish Church College, Calcutta (1884), University of Calcutta, Presidency College, Kolkata

Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, known as Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Wikipedia
Born: October 25, 1881, Málaga
Died: April 8, 1973, Mougins

There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.
Stephen Covey

Stephen Covey
Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Wikipedia
Born: October 24, 1932, Salt Lake City
Died: July 16, 2012, Idaho Falls

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy is a motivational speaker and author. He has conducted seminars and workshops in 61 countries worldwide, and is the Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in … Wikipedia
Born: January 5, 1944 (age 69), Charlottetown
Education: University of Alberta

“According to this law [the law of Dharma], you have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it. There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world–and for every unique talent and unique expression of that talent, there are also unique needs. When these needs are matched with the creative expression of your talent, that is the spark that creates affluence. Expressing your talents to fulfill needs creates unlimited wealth and abundance.”
― Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra
800,056 followers on Google+
Deepak Chopra is an Indian-born American physician, a holistic health/New Age guru, and perhaps the wealthiest and most famous of America’s alternative medicine practitioners. Wikipedia
Born: October 22, 1947 (age 65), New Delhi
Education: St. Columba’s School, Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Nice right?  I thought I’d add a little bit about the people who said those things, because I always find it interesting to read something really powerful then find out that the author lived 100 years ago… OR … is living in NYC today! 🙂

It reminds me that the questions and struggles I have are not new, they are only unique because I am unique.  I can still learn.

Make today amazing!


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