A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it.
Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.
When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts.
The secret to having everything you want out of life is the realization that you really don't want most of the things you think you want.
As sure as the spring will follow the winter, prosperity and economic growth will follow recession.
Every minute you spend in your life is either spent bringing you closer to your goals or moving you away from your goals.
The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.
A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.
Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.
Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success.
Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals.
Visualization is daydreaming with a purpose.
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
If you want plenty of experience in dealing with difficult people, then have kids.
True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
In sales, a referral is the key to the door of resistance.
Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you 'don't have the time'.
Success is not in what you have, but who you are.
For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
If you are going to ask yourself life-changing questions, be sure to do something with the answers.
I like to think of sales as the ability to gracefully persuade, not manipulate, a person or persons into a win - win situation.
Stupidity trumps Machiavelli almost every time when you are looking for an explanation.
Peeves do not make very good pets.
Negotiating techniques do not work all that well with kids, because in the middle of a negotiation, they will say something completely unrelated such as, 'You know what? I have a belly button!' and completely throw you off guard.
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