Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
J. Paul Getty
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Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.
Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.
If you’re proactive, you don’t have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all-in which case, you fail by default.
Hofstadter’s Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.
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.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.