Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward.
Thomas A. Edison
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I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s were the fun is.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don’t quit.
Yes, it’s absolutely true that anything worth doing is worth doing poorly – until you can learn to do it well.
When you get into a ‘tight’place and everything goes against you, until it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, it is then when you should never give up, for that is just the place and time when the tide will turn.
People do make their luck by daring to follow their instincts, taking risks and embracing every possibility.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.
It is in the ordinary events of every day that we develop the proactive capacity to handle the extraordinary pressures of life. It’s how we make and keep commitments, how we handle a traffic jam, how we respond to an irate customer or a disobedient child. It’s how we view our problems and where we focus our energies. It’s the language we use.
It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.
You’ve got to say, “I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough, I can have it.” It’s called perseverance.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day