We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
I have to plan my happiness. That’s the thing, we think happiness just happens and it can, but you’ve got to work in some happiness too.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
The times when Barack and I are at our most relaxed are when we invite some friends over who we have known forever. And you put a little music on top of that? Some good food? It renews your spirit to get back in the game.
If you do not take control over your time and your life, other people will gobble it up. If you don’t prioritize yourself, you constantly start falling lower and lower on your list.
More quotes about Success
A lot of people don’t like to win. They actually don’t know how to win, and they don’t like to win because down deep inside they don’t want to win.
Success tends to go not to the person who is error-free, because he also tends to be risk-averse. Rather it goes to the person who recognizes that life is pretty much a percentage business. It isn’t making mistakes that’s critical; it’s correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.
There are only two rules for being successful. One, figure out exactly what you want to do, and two, do it.
Success is not all about money. Its about having the resources and the ability to live the life that you have personally dreamed of.
A successful person finds the right place for himself. But a successful leader finds the right place for others.
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It’s something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.