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If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think. - Clarence Darrow

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

What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life? - Anthony Robbins

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. - Bette Davis

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. - Booker T Washington

The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage - Peter Senge

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert Schuller

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves. - Robert Burton

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve! - Andrew Carnegie

One chance is all you need. - Jesse Owens

The only way to find the limits of the possible is by going beyond them to the impossible. - Arthur C Clarke

Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity. - Arthur Pine

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. - Spanish Proverb

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit. - Andrew Carnegie

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. - Charles E Wilson

You have to have your heart in the business and the business in your heart. - Thomas J Watson

Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge. - Winston Churchill

The optimist sees opportunity in every danger; the pessimist sees danger in every opportunity. - Winston Churchill

To win without risk is to triumph without glory. - Pierre Corneille

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they have not half the strength you think they have. - Norman Vincent Peale

What is a friend? I will tell you... it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself. - Frank Crane

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. - Bob Dylan

So many fail because they don"t get started; they do not go. - W Clement Stone

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people. - Thomas J Peters

No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance. - Samuel Johnson

To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being. - Sir John Lubbock

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T Washington

You do not have to fear defeat if you believe it may reveal powers that you did not know you possessed. - Napoleon Hill

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. - Aldous Huxley

Obstacles do not have to stop you. If you run into a wall, do not turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. - Michael Jordan

Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul. - Niccolo Machiavelli

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man s pride in his work. - Hosea Ballou

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. - Henry David Thoreau

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. - Dennis Waitley

All that glitters is not gold; Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold: Gilded tombs do worms enfold. - William Shakespeare

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. - Charles Beard

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it. - Arnold Toynbee

I have always admired the ability to bite off more than one can chew and then chew it. - William DeMille

When placed in command - take charge. - Norman Schwarzkopf

You do not lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case. - Ken Kesey

Morale is when your hands and feet keep on working when your head says it can not be done. - Benjamin Morrell

Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business. - Leo Burnett

Just as life is an end in itself, so every living human being is an end in himself, not the means to the ends or the welfare of others - and, therefore, man must live for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself. - Ayn Rand

Believe in yourself, never give up and go about your business with passion drive and enthusiasm. - Peter Jones

Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Before you build a better mousetrap, it helps to know if there are any mice out there. - Mortimer B Zuckerman

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential. - Anthony Robbins

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward. - Jim Rohn

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. - Louis Pasteur

Books, like friends, should be few, and well chosen. - Samuel Paterson

Snowflakes are one of nature s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. - Vista M Kelly

Action itself, so long as I am convinced that it is right action, gives me satisfaction. - Jawaharlal Nehru

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps. - Saul Bellow

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment. - Thomas Carlyle

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask? - Jim Rohn

The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything. - Lee Iacocca

The more we give of anything, the more we shall get back. - Grace Speare

The only place you will find success before work is in the dictionary. - May B Smith

Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well. - Lord Chesterfield

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. - George Sand

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success. - Henry Ward Beecher

Silent gratitude is not much use to anyone. - Gladys Browyn Stern

The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing. - Jim Rohn

Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can not, you are right! - Henry Ford

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible. - Orison Swett Marden

Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too. - Voltaire

The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success? - Larry Flynt

Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. - Sean O'Casey

Every man s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself. - Samuel Butler

Nothing is so much fun as business. I do not expect to do anything but work as long as I can stand up. - William Wrigley Jnr

Never, never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill

Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve. - Wilfred A Peterson

You can only expand your capacities by working to the very limit - Hugh Nibley

You can if you think you can. - George Reeves

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Positive thinking will not let you do anything but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. - Zig Ziglar

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. - Phyllis Diller

Vision is the art of seeing things invisible to others. - Jonathan Swift

The important thing is not to stop questioning. - Albert Einstein

One must learn by doing the thing. For though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. - Sophocles

The desire not to be anything is the desire not to be. - Ayn Rand

It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. - Rollo May

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - C S Lewis

To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. - Samuel Johnson

How to succeed? Try hard enough. - Malcolm Forbes

You have the power to change.- Les Brown

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor kind of business. - Henry Ford

Try for a goal that is reasonable, then gradually raise it. - Emil Zatopek

To sleep: perchance to dream: ay, there is the rub - William Shakespeare

Everything Else Is Bonus...

I never will understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish. - Mother Teresa

The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests. - Gail Sheehy

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word. - William Makepeace Thackeray

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating. - Denis Waitley

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. - Miguel De Cervantes

You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act. - Lee Iacocca

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises - Demosthenes

All men s gains are the fruit of venturing. - Herodotus

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle

I do not think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that still remains. - Anne Frank

The hand that follows intellect can achieve. - Michelangelo

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. - Dale Carnegie

Do not wish it were easier, wish you were better. - Jim Rohn

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve. - Aristotle

There is no victory at bargain basement prices. - Dwight Eisenhower

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it. - Buddha

Success is ninety-nine percent failure. - Soichiro Honda

He who laughs, lasts. - Mary Poole

To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time. - John Wanamaker

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart. - Anne Frank

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish. - Brad Henry

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder. - William Joseph Slim

All of our products and business will go through three phases. There is vision, patience, and execution. - Steve Ballmer

It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters, in the end. - Ursula Le Guin

The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get. - Jim Rohn

You have to see opportunity before you can seize it. - Greg Hickman

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt

The customer is never wrong. - Cesar Ritz

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. - Jim Rohn

The secret to productive goal setting is in establishing clearly defined goals, writing them down and then focusing on them several times a day with words, pictures and emotions as if we have already achieved them. - Denis Waitley

All my life I have wanted to be somebody. But I see now I should have been more specific. - Jane Wagner