has nothing to do with
what you gain
in life or accomplish
It's what you do for others.
never sought success in order
to get fame and money;
it's the talent
and the passion that count in success.
I were to give advice to a young person starting out
in life, I should say to that person: If you aim
a large, broad-gauged success, do not begin your
business career, whether you sell your labor or are
and independent producer, with the idea of getting
the world by hook or crook all you can. In the
of your profession or your business employment, let
your first thought be: Where can I fit in so
that I may
be most effective in the work of the world?
I lend a hand in a way most effectively to advance
the general interests? Enter life in such a
choose your vocation in that way, and you
have taken the first step on the highest road
to a large success.
admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions an individual makes
to her or his fellow human beings. -Margaret
success and happiness lie in you. External
conditions are the accidents
of life, its outer trappings. The great, enduring
realities are love of service.
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form
an invincible host against difficulty.
will succeed best when you put the restless,
anxious side of affairs out of mind, and allow
the restful side to live in your thoughts.
are no secrets of success.Success
is doing the things you know you should do.Success is not doing the things you know
shouldn’t do.Success is not limited
to any one area of your life.It encompasses
all the facets of your relationships:
as parent, as wife or husband, as citizen,
neighbor, worker and all of the others.
Success is not confined to any one part
of your personality but is related to
the development of all
body, mind, heart and spirit.It is making
the most of your total self.
-Wilferd A. Peterson
is being who you are, and feeling proud of
yourself for every task and challenge that you
face and conquer along the way.
People succeed because they believe, not only
that they can and will succeed,
but also that success is worth the price they pay for it.
to detail is the secret of success in every sphere of life,
and little kindnesses, little acts of consideration, little
little confidences,. . . . they are all that are needed
to keep the friendship sweet.
Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even
to your smallest acts.This is the secret of success.
you have a good name, if you are right more often than you
if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad
to see you,
if your friends can count on you and you can count on them
in time of
trouble, if you can face your God and say “I have done my
best,” then you are a success.
is the enemy of accomplishment.
Calm strength that arises from a deep and
inexhaustible source is what brings success.
prone to judge success by the index of our salaries or the
size of our automobiles rather than by the quality of our
and the relationship to mankind.
Luther King, Jr.
want to know the biggest illusion about success? That
it's like a
be climbed, a thing to be possessed, or a static
result to be
achieved. If you want
to succeed, if you want to
achieve all your
outcomes, you have to think of success
as a process,
a way of life, a habit of mind, a strategy for life.
There are two kinds of
success. One is the very rare kind that comes
to the person who has the power to do what no one else has the power to
That is genius. But the average person who wins what we
is not a genius. That person is a man or woman who has merely
qualities that they share with their fellows,
but who has developed those
ordinary qualities to a more
than ordinary degree. -Theodore
Success does not consist in never making
mistakes but in never making the same one a second
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing
that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served
There are many
aspects to success; material wealth is only one component.
But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for
life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and
psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of
The secret of the
truly successful is that they have learned very well early in life
how not to be busy. They saw through the adage that anything
worth doing is worth doing well. The truth is, many things
are worth doing only in the most slovenly, halfhearted fashion
possible, and many things are not worth doing at
all. -Barbara Ehrenreich
Whether your focus is on
preserving and strengthening family ties in a world of
increasingly unstable relationships, gaining access to a decent
job, growing and evolving as a person, or guiding a company
through the stormy seas of a fiercely competitive global
marketplace--whether your goals are material, emotional, or
spiritual--the price of success is the same: thinking,
learning. To be asleep at the wheel--to rely only on the
known, familiar, and automatized--is to invite
To follow without
halt, one aim; there is the secret of success. And success?
What is it? I do not find it in the applause of the theater.
It lies rather in the satisfaction of accomplishment.
success and mastery in athletics or any other area requires us to
go beyond past limitations, to extend ourselves further than we
ever have before, to focus on the result and break barriers that
used to slow us down or even stop us.Do you see how this metaphor of athletic training applies
to you and me?As you discipline yourself and pursue your goals with
God’s help, you will surge past old barriers and move
ahead. -Richard L. Ganz
I've come to believe that
each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a
fingerprint--and that the best way to succeed is to discover what
you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of
service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the
universe to lead you. -Oprah
imagine a person becoming a success
who doesn't give this game of life
everything he or she has got.
isn't measured by the position you reach in life;
by the obstacles you overcome.
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