1) I will make and keep my commitments.
2) I will find the right people who can help me.
3) I will look for an answer in every problem.
4) I will give up “trying” and simply do.
5) I will make it okay to be wrong and make mistakes.
6) I will create my own “good luck”.
7) I will not be afraid to lose before I win.
8 ) I will do it now!
9) I will be who I am and become what I was meant to be.
10) I will accept that all things are possible.
-Robert Anthony, in his book “Betting on Yourself
I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget. – Benjamin Disraeli
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. – Laurance Peter
What I hear, I forget. What I see, I remember. What I do, I understand. – Confucius
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. – William Arthur Ward
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever you can do, or dream you can begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. – Goethe
Involvement with people is always a very delicate thing – it requires real maturity to become involved and not get all messed up. – Bernard Cooke
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. – Henry Ford,
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. – Kahlil Gibran
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer
It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined – Henry James
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. – Henry David Thoreau
Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God’s best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of oneself and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another. – Thomas Hughes
Treating others with respect can make getting things done easier and more pleasant for everyone. – Unknown
If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. (Bruce Lee)
A great fighter he was…
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. (Marian Wright Edelman)
Plan your progress carefully; hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. (Paul J. Meyer)
A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller. (Paul Klee)
Good work done little by little becomes great work. Your house of success will be built brick by brick. (Max Steingart)
In absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia. (Unknown)
We do not remember days; we remember moments. (Cesare Pavese)
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. (Ian Fleming)