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"People are always blaming their circumstances for what
they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who
get on in this world are the people who get up and look for
the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them
George Bernard Shaw
As America is in a troubled state and desperate for
healing I find the blame game running rampant. I have heard
so many complain about how the economy is affecting their
business, employment or buying decisions. The problem is
while everyone is busy blaming, they are only excusing their
own selves from using the power within to create the
circumstances they really want to be enjoying.
It is up to each and every one of us to get clear on what
we do want to experience, focus on it, and find ways to make
it happen. The beautiful thing about the law of attraction,
and the powerful beings we are, is it will bring to us the
opportunities we seek. So through each of us being intent on
experiencing what we desire, the country as a whole can
“Now there is one outstandingly
important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that
no instruction book came with it.”
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
"You are valuable just because you exist. Not because of
what you do, or what you have done, but simply because you
“Re-examine all you have been told . . . Dismiss what
insults your Soul.”
"Every farmer knows that you can't sow and reap on the same
day. There is a timetable for your harvest that requires
both working and waiting. Patience is a small price to pay
for what you will receive."
"Small improvements in the way you use your time can
translate into major differences in your life."
“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent
"Those who persevere through the hard times will reap great
the tide turns...and tide always turns."
"Most people struggle with life balance simply because they
haven't paid the price to decide what is really important to
"Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize and
repeat, over and over, is, “what is the most valuable use of
my time right now?”
"I'm convinced that we can write and live our own scripts
more than most people will acknowledge. I also know the
price that must be paid. It's a real struggle to do it. It
requires visualization and affirmation. It involves living a
life of integrity, starting with making and keeping
promises, until the whole human personality the senses, the
thinking, the feeling, and the intuition are ultimately
integrated and harmonized."
"You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is
even more important to have a plan or goal."
All the world is a stage, And all the men and women merely
players. They have their exits and entrances; Each man in
his time plays many parts."
“There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a
miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.”
"The problems of this world cannot
possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are
limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream
of things that never were."
John F. Kennedy
"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well,
neither does bathing—that's why we recommend it daily."
"The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants
from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith
to believe that it is possible."
Richard M. DeVos
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed
people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing
that ever has."
"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
"If you don't have a dream, how can you have a dream come
"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do.
Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go
"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."
Charles Austin Beard
"When you set goals, something inside of you starts saying,
"Let's go, let's go," and ceilings start to move up."
“If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life
is also a translation of the dream."
"Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can
only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, which takes
the imagination by storm, and second, a definite
intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice."
Arnold Toynbee - Universal Historian
"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain,
surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of
George Bernard Shaw
"Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to
yourself and others."
"There are people who put their dreams in a little box and
say, "Yes, I've got dreams, of course I've got dreams." Then
they put the box away and bring it out once in a while to
look in it, and yep, they're still there. These are great
dreams, but they never even get out of the box. It takes an
uncommon amount of guts to put your dreams on the line, to
hold them up and say, "How good or how bad am I?" That's
where courage comes in."
Erma Louise Bombeck
"The man who has no imagination has no wings."
“When you are grateful fear
disappears and abundance appears”
"We are all millionaires, it’s what we don’t do that keeps
"The poor look for jobs while the rich build networks"
Robert T. Kiyosaki
"Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance
in your life."
'The greatest good we can do for others is not just to share
our riches with them, but to reveal theirs."
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a
present and not giving it.”
William Arthur Ward
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the
highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by
John F. Kennedy
"If we all did the things we are
capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves."
Thomas A. Edison
"The success you are enjoying today is the result of the
price you have paid in the past."
"Good work done little by little becomes great work. Your
house of success will be built brick by brick."
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is
more important than any one thing."
"The major difference between the big shot and the little
shot is the big shot is just a little shot who kept on
'Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving
up is what makes it permanent."
Marilyn vos Savant
"If you're to succeed at any endeavor, the first and most
important person you must convince is yourself. Success
comes not from merely a belief that you can do it.
Success comes when you absolutely know you can achieve it"
"The only certain means of success is to render more and
better service than is expected of you, no matter what the
task may be. This is a habit followed by all successful
people since the beginning of time. Therefore I saith the
surest way to doom yourself to mediocrity is to perform only
the work for which
you are paid."
"You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate.
You can't catch a fish if you don't put your line in the
water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try."
"The act of taking the first step is what separates the
winners from the losers."
" Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there
is no path and LEAVE A TRAIL !"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"It's always too early to quit."
Norman Vincent Peale
"Success depends on where intention is."
"If you don't have daily objectives, you qualify as a
"If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals,
then it's moving you away from your goals."
A man to carry on a successful business must have
imagination. He must see things as in a vision, a dream of
the whole thing."
Charles M Schwab
"If you don't have a vision for the future, then your future
is threatened to be a repeat of the past."
"To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to,
something to motivate you, something to inspire you."
"The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further
than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find
himself in places no one has ever been."
"The starting point of great success and achievement has
always been the same. It is for you to dream big dreams.
There is nothing more important, and nothing that works
faster than for you to cast off your own limitations than
for you to begin dreaming and fantasizing about the
wonderful things that you can become, have, and do."
"You can have everything in life YOU want, if you will just
help enough other people get what they want !"
"I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost
300 games,26 times I've been trusted to take the
game-winning shot...and missed. I've failed over and over
and over again in my life. And that is why I
"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key
to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be
"I don't care how much power, brilliance or energy you have,
if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target,
and hold it there you're never going to accomplish as much
as your ability warrants."
"We are the creative force of our life, and through our own
decisions rather than our conditions, if we carefully learn
to do certain things, we can accomplish those goals."
"People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a
shorter period of time than people without them could ever
"I believe that being successful means having a balance of
success stories across the many areas of your life. You
can't truly be considered successful in your business life
if your home life is in shambles."
"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination
and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a
commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain
the success you seek."
"If one advances confidently in the direction of their
dreams, And endeavors to lead a life which they have
imagined, They will meet with a success unexpected in common
Henry David Thoreau
“You create your own universe as
you go along”
“Imagination is everything it is the preview of life’s
'Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask.
Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take
action to get it.'
"The courage to imagine the otherwise is our greatest
Daniel J. Boorstin
"Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become.
Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be;
your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last
“Have the courage to follow your dreams. It's the first step
towards attaining your destiny.”
"Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the
universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear
enough request and everything your heart desires must come
"Like attracts like. What ever the conscious mind thinks and
believes, the subconscious identically creates."
"For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who
don’t believe, no proof is possible."
John & Lyn St Clair Thomas
“Take the first step in faith. You
don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first
Martin Luther King Jr.
"Hope is the dream of the waking man."
“God gives you the freedom to choose whatever it is you want
out of life. Then in response, God Supports you in
fulfilling that desire”
Steven Lane Taylor
"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that
it is comprehensible."
"Any fact facing us is not as
important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our
success or failure. The way you think about a fact may
defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are
overcome by the fact because you think you are."
Norman Vincent Peale
"One of the most powerful forces in the world is the will of
men and women who believe in themselves, who dare to hope
and aim high, who go confidently after the things they want
Richard M. DeVos
"You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be."
Dr. Wayne Dyer
"Nothing can stop the person with the right mental attitude
from achieving their goal; Nothing on earth can help the
person with the wrong mental attitude."
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought”
"An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest."
"You are what you are and where you are because of what has
gone into your mind. You can change what you are and where
you are by changing what goes into your mind."
“What ever the mind of man conceive it can achieve”
W. Clement Stone
“Whether you think you can or you can’t, either way you are
"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want
to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds."
"A major stimulant to creative thinking is focused
questions. There is something about a well-worded question
that often penetrates to the heart of the matter and
triggers new ideas and insights."
"It is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines
"Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our
thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of
yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where
the thoughts of today take you."
“Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no
jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an
imagined thought or image. What we continually think about
eventually will manifest in our lives.”
“First comes thought; then organization of that thought,
into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans
into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your
"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words;
they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your
character; it becomes your destiny."
"From the brain, and the brain alone, arise our pleasures,
joys, laughter and tests, as well as our sorrow, pain,
grief, and tears."
"You should always be aware that your head creates your
Ken Keyes JR
“The world we have created is a product of our thinking, it
cannot be changed without changing our thinking”
“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.”
Leonardo da Vinci
“Fear is false evidence of what may
appear to be”
"Most fears cannot withstand the test of careful scrutiny
and analysis. When we expose our fears to the light of
thoughtful examination they usually just evaporate."
"The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone
with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one
feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see
people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature."
"Hope defeats fear", Hope can conquer fear", Judgement
squashes hope and drives us into fear"
"When one door closes another door
opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the
closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
Alexander Graham Bell
"Please understand my friend, that where you find yourself
tomorrow is a function of the decisions and actions you take
Akin A. Awolaja
'Impossible situations can become possible miracles."
Robert H. Schuller
“Transformation literally means going beyond your form.”
Wayne Dyer quotes
“Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being
uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to
pay for living a dream.”
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often
we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the
one which has opened for us"
“Underneath all the twists and
turns of relationships, love is the only and ultimate truth
Rev Kathy Hearn
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelly
"People don't care how much you know until they know how
much you care."
"When you're nice to people, they want to be nice back to
"The way you see them is the way you treat them and the way
you treat them is the way they often become."
"The primary joy of life is acceptance, approval, the sense
of appreciation and companionship of our human comrades.
Many men do not understand that the need for fellowship is
really as deep as the need for food, and so they go through
life accepting many substitutes for genuine, warm, simple.”
Joshua Loth Liebman
"The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the
world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and
if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues
increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them."
"Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow."
Charles "Tremendous" Jones
"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain
place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way."
"You are doomed to make choices. This is life’s greatest
"I believe through learning and application of what you
learn, you can solve any problem, overcome any obstacle and
achieve any goal that you can set for yourself."
"If you wait until all the lights are "green" before you
leave home, you'll never get started on your trip to the
"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be
fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an
ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You
know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this,
so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of
Sir Winston Churchill
“A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.”
Edgar Watson Howe
"To know what is impenetrable to us
really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and
the most radiant beauty...this knowledge, this feeling is at
the center of true religiousness."
“The greatest gift is to give people your enlightenment, to
share it. It has to be the greatest.”
“The authentic self is the soul made visible”
Sarah Ban Breathnach
“When the heart grieves what is lost, the spirit rejoices
over what is left”
“The basic principle of spiritual life is that our problems
become the very place to discover wisdom and love.”
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Imagination is
the language of the soul.
Pay attention to your imagination and you will discover all
you need to be fulfilled."
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