Quotes

“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.”

May 11 2020

Lao Tzu, or Laozi (also rendered as Lao-Tze) was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions.

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“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”

Apr 29 2020

George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and founding father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for Independence.

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“A friend in need is a friend indeed”

Mar 16 2020

– Unknown. The idea for this saying has been around for thousands of years. A Roman poet named Quintus Ennius lived in the 2nd century B.C.E. and wrote (when translated from Latin): “A sure friend is known in unsure times.”

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“Work and life should never be kept separate, because what you do should be your life's work.”

Feb 5 2020

Yuriy Sklyar is a Ukrainian-born, Canadian generalist, designer, maker, businessman and author currently residing in San Francisco Bay, California.

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“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

Jan 28 2020

– Henry Ford

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“One day or day one. You decide.”

Jul 16 2019

Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel The Alchemist.

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“A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.”

Jun 25 2019

James Allen was a British philosophifarmer writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass-produced since its publication in 1903. It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors. 1864-1912

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Jun 18 2019

Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”

May 8 2019

Elbert Hubbard Elbert Green Hubbard was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher.

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“Walk in front, and you'll lead. Walk behind, and you'll follow. Walk beside, and you'll show respect.”

Oct 10 2018

Yuriy Sklyar is a Ukrainian-born, Canadian generalist, designer, maker, businessman and author currently residing in San Francisco Bay, California.

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“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.”

Sep 7 2018

Dale Harbison Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.

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“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again.”

Sep 6 2018

Unknown. This, and variants of it, appear to have been published as an anonymous proverb at least as early as 1859, when the quote appeared in Household Words : A Weekly Journal.

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“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

Aug 29 2018

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his “cowboy” persona and robust masculinity.

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“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Aug 27 2018

Walt Disney, an American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, international icon, and philanthropist.

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“When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.”

Aug 24 2018

Jordan Ross Belfort is an American author of one of the top selling books on sales (The Way of the Wolf), motivational speaker, and former stockbroker.

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“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.”

Aug 13 2018

St. Jerome was a priest, confessor, theologian, and historian.

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“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”

Jul 19 2018

Captain Jack Sparrow is a fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The character was created by screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and is portrayed by Johnny Depp.

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“At the most basic level, it’s important to understand that most people buy for one of two reasons — they buy to move closer to pleasure or to move further away from pain.”

Jul 14 2018

Cole Schafer is a writer, marketer & thinker.

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. We become the books we read.”

Jul 13 2018

- Matthew Kelly is a motivational speaker, author, business consultant, and founder of Dynamic Catholic.

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“The moment you accept responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you gain the power to change anything in your life.”

Jul 11 2018

Hal Elrod is one of the highest rated keynote speakers in America, and an author of one of the highest rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which has been translated into 27 languages.

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“How you do anything is how you do everything.”

Jul 8 2018

...is actually a title of a book by Cheri Huber, an American meditation teacher in the Sōtō School of Zen Buddhism tradition.

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“The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.”

Jul 6 2018

Abraham Harold Maslow was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization..

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“Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.”

Jul 2 2018

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem, was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The musical based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The Hebrew phrase "shalom aleichem" literally means "peace be upon you", and is a greeting in traditional Hebrew and Yiddish.

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“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

Jun 27 2018

Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.”

Jun 17 2018

David Ogilvy David Mackenzie Ogilvy was an advertising tycoon, founder of Ogilvy & Mather, and known as the father of advertising.

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“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didnt.”

Jun 14 2018

Erica Jong is an American novelist, satirist, and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying.

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“If you aren’t proud of your idea and believe in your plans, why should anybody else?”

Jun 8 2018

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age.

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“You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.”

May 31 2018

Charles "Chuck" Noble (May 18, 1916 – August 16, 2003) was an American Major General and engineer who worked on the Manhattan Project, led construction in Nuremberg after World War II, developed the early American Intercontinental ballistic missile program, was the chief Engineer in the Vietnam War, and made the controversial yet successful decision to open Morganza Spillway in Louisiana for the first time to relieve pressure upstream and save New Orleans during 1973 Mississippi Flood.

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“The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true.”

Mar 15 2018

– Anonymous

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“If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative.”

Mar 11 2018

David Ogilvy David Mackenzie Ogilvy was an advertising tycoon, founder of Ogilvy & Mather, and known as the father of advertising.

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