Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: An absolute sense of mission.
To be candid, some people have given positive thinking a bad name. I can't stand to hear some gung-ho individual say that with positive thinking you can just do 'anything.' If you think about that one for a moment, you recognize the absurdity of it.
For 24 years of my adult life, by choice I weighed well over 200 pounds. I say 'by choice' because I have never 'accidentally' eaten anything, so when I choose to eat too much, I have chosen to weigh too much.
You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Reading has been the fuel of my motivation: it has changed the direction in which I have traveled, and it has enhanced my creative imagination more than any other activity I have ever pursued.
Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.
Husbands and wives, have fun with each other. I'm convinced it makes all the difference in the world.
The six people who had the biggest impact on my life were all women. Had I been sexist, my life would have been far less fulfilling.
Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.
Kids instinctively know - although they will argue to the contrary - that they really are not mature enough to make good decisions on some important issues.
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
I'm constantly amazed that owners and managers of all businesses don't train their people to call the person who pays by credit card by name. It definitely makes the customer feel good and will be a factor in bringing them back to your place of business.
There is a certain amount of dissatisfaction that goes with knowing your time, talent and abilities are not being properly used.
Andy Andrews is the best speaker I have ever seen.
Just saying you are better than good won't make it so. But, when you understand what it takes to live the better than good life, and you apply yourself, your life will truly be better than good.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life - all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.