The problem with pity parties is very few people come, and those who do don’t bring presents.
More quotes by Zig Ziglar
Good things come to those who believe, better things come to those who are patient and the best things come to those who don’t give up.
Fact: If standard of living is your number one objective, quality of life almost never improves. But if quality of life is your number one objective, standard of living invariably improves.
More quotes about Motivation
You either get bitter or you get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
I was relentless, even in the face of total lack of encouragement, because much more often than youd think, sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure.
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.
I’m really clear about what my life mission is now. There’s no more depression or lethargy, and I feel like I’ve returned to the athlete I once was. I’m integrating all the parts of me – jock, musician, writer, poet, philosopher – and becoming stronger as a result.
It will be disastrous when a leader or manager shows up with one attitude one day and treats people with a different attitude the next day.
There were no role models, there were no other people I knew who were dealing with the same issues that I was dealing with. I had no idea if this was a stage I was going through or not. But I go to the draft board in Brooklyn and I fill out the form and there was a question that said ‘Do you have homosexual tendencies?’ and I check yes. But where-ever I was on line I’d see people I went to high school with and I was afraid of anyone knowing this about me so I kept on falling back into line and falling back into line. If you said you had homosexual tendencies they sent you to a psychiatrist. He said ‘I see here you’ve checked the box?’ And I said ‘yup’. He said ‘So do you think you’d have a problem serving in the armed forces?’ I said well you know ‘So many men.’ And I was out of the service.