We love inspirational quotes at BIGG Success!

This page is a collection “BIGG” quotes we’ve used in our blog and podcast, along with a link to the the article where it was referenced. Check back here for new additions.

Bigg Quotes

Warren Buffett

“When a management team with a reputation for brilliance joins a business with poor fundamental economics, it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.”

How to Ruin Your Professional Reputation

(Attributed to) Henry Ford

“If I would have asked my customers what they wanted,

they would have said a faster horse.”

The Problem with Market Research

William Shakespeare (from Richard III)

“A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!”

The Problem with Market Research

Grantland Rice

“You wonder how they do it and you look to see the knack,

You watch the foot in action, or the shoulder, or the back,

But when you spot the answer where the higher glamours lurk,

You’ll find that moving up the laurel covered spire,

That the most of it is practice and the rest of it is work.”

A Key Ingredient for BIGG Success

Captain Phi Harris, Deadliest Catch

“Everybody wants the big time, they just don’t want to work for it.”

A Key Ingredient for BIGG Success

The Bible

“The love of money is the root of all evil.”

Money is the Root of All Evil

Warren Buffett

”too large to fail” really means “too large to manage.”

Reverse Entrepreneuring the Industrial Revolution Part 2

W. Clement Stone

“If you employed study, thinking and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.”

The Paper Boy Who Became a Billionaire

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.”

The Man Who Outsmarted Wall Street

Dale Carnegie

“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.”

The Three Grand Essentials of Happiness

G.W. Von Leibnitz

“To love is to place our happiness in the happiness of another.”

The Three Grand Essentials of Happiness

Carol Lynn Pearson

“Happiness doesn’t come from doing what we like to do, but from liking what we have to do.”

The Three Grand Essentials of Happiness

Joseph Addison

“The three grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.”

The Three Grand Essentials of Happiness

George’s dad (George Krueger Jr.)

“Profit is not a four-letter word”

To the Entrepreneur Go the Spoils Eventually

Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

How a Grade School Dropout Became a Billionaire

Kirk Kerkorian

“I used to think that if I made $50,000 I’d be the happiest guy in the world.” 

How a Grade School Dropout Became a Billionaire

Sam Parker

“At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree makes a difference.”

Turn Yourself On to Get More Done

Peter Bergman

“Small is the new big. Sustainable is the new growth. Trust is the new competitive advantage.”

The Coming Age of Small Business – Part 1

Chris Brogan

“Overnight success doesn’t sleep in. Overnight success doesn’t watch a lot of TV. Overnight success doesn’t have a whole lot of hobbies right now.”

5 Steps to Become a Star

George “Birdie” Robert Tebbetts

“Baseball is a game of inches … a fellow gets up in the ninth and comes through with a liner between third and short — he’s a hero. Two inches the other way and he’s a bum because he hit into a double play.”

5 Lessons from Baseball to Be a Hero in Business

Sister Hazel

“Have you ever danced in the rain?

Or thanked the sun just for shining?

Or the sea?”

Change Your Mind to Reach Bigg Success

Neil Armstrong

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”

One Small Step Leads to a Giant Leap on Earth

Michael Jordan

“Talent wins games; teamwork wins championships”

Engage Your Employees in 10 Syllables

 

Stew Friedman

“Serve others and others will want to serve you”

The First Question Entrepreneurs Must Ask

Art Williams

“I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired”

How Smart is Smart Enough

Randy Jones

“A stable salary can be addictive: like a drug, it feels good, helps you cope with the ups and downs of life, and it is very hard to give up. But dependence on a salary is a major impediment to becoming the richest person in town. The regular fix of a paycheck from the other guy makes you risk-averse, and the ability to take risks is one of the qualities that defines an RMIT”

The Trap That Keeps You from being Financially Free

JFK

“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.”

How to Set Goals like John Kennedy

Sue Sylvester (from the TV show Glee)

“There’s not much of a difference between a stadium full of cheering fans and an angry crowd screaming abuse at you. They’re both just making a lot of noise. How you take it is up to you. Convince yourself they’re cheering for you. You do that, and some day, they will.”

A Lesson on Crowds from Glee

Author unknown

“Any man can be a father, it takes someone special to be a dad.”

Dadmiration: Things We Admire About Our Dads

Norm Peterson

“It’s a dog eat dog world and I’m wearing Milk Bone underwear.”

I May Have to Fire an Employee. Any Suggestions?

Ann Landers

“If you want to catch a trout, don’t fish in a herring barrel.” 

Are You Fishing for Customers in the Wrong Hole?

Steven M. Cristol and Peter Sealey

“the next generation of positioning successes will belong to those brands that relieve customer stress.”

3 Action Items to Increase Your Productivity

Warren Buffett

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.”

Does It Pay to be Greedy?

Author Unknown

“We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty,

some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names,

but they all have learned to live together in the same box.”

Are Good Looks an Advantage or a Disadvantage at Work?

Francoise De Motteville

“The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find it in our pleasure.”

I Want to Supplement My Retirement Income. Any Suggestions?

Steve Kaye

“An employee who needs permission to buy a box of paperclips can spend

tens of thousands of dollars worth of employee time on bad meetings.”

12 Ways to Make Your Next Meeting Your Worst Meeting

Stephen Hopson

“Establishing goals, visualizing myself achieving them, as well having faith that

it will all work out well are essential ingredients in overcoming … obstacles.”

Overcoming Adversity: How Stephen Hopson Opened the Runway for Deaf Pilots

Edward de Bono

“An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and

judgments simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.”

Paying Attention to These 4 Things Pays Off

Karl Weick

“Simply pushing harder within the old boundaries will not do.”

Why Work Life Balance Doesn’t Work

Benjamin Franklin

“Remember that credit is money.”

I Am a New College Graduate. How Do I Establish Credit?

William James

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”

Touching Others by Adding Your Personal Touch

Jim Bouchard

“You only stand on the mountain top for a moment. It’s the journey that provides all the best memories.”

How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Donald H. McGannon

“Leadership is action, not position.”

Are You a Leader or the Leader

Barbara Sher

“Real obstacles don’t take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.”

5 Ways to Stop Racing in Circles So You Can Succeed Bigg

Friedrich Hegel

“Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.”

How Do I Find My Passion?

Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

How Opportunity Often Presents Itself

Warren Buffett

“To be a winner, work with winners.”

The Billionaire and the Batboy: What Warren Buffett Learned from Eddie Bennett

Mark Twain

“He liked to like people, therefore people liked him.”

Like, If You Want to be Liked, You, Like, Have to Read These 5 Traits!

Norman Vincent Peale

“Life’s blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.”

A Love Story with a Lesson

Savage Landor

“We talk on principle, but we act on interest.”

9 Questions to Answer Before You Make Extra Mortgage Payments

Brian Koslow

“Any self-made millionaire listens for opportunity. The average

person listens for what’s wrong and why something won’t work.”

I Don’t Know How to Spell Millionaire, But I is One!

Arie de Geus

“The ability to learn faster than your competitors

may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.”

Get in the Loop to Gain a Competitive Advantage

Bob Burg

“The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons

of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves,

continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.”

Quit Jumping on Me Like a Dog!

Nancy Friday

“When I stopped seeing my mother with the eyes of a child,

I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.”

Mom’s Lasting Legacy

Anais Nin

“From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.”

How to Crack a Crabby Co-Worker

Abraham Lincoln

“He has a right to criticize, who has the heart to help.”

How to Offer Criticism Without Being Critical

Stephen Covey

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.”

Don’t Fear the Banker!

G.B. Stern

“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.”

The Two Most Powerful Words You Can Use

Author unknown

“Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can

become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.”

How to Have the Discipline to Invest Even if You Don’t Have the Discipline to Invest

Will Rogers

“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association

with smarter people.”

Anything I Can Do, You Can Do Better!

Joseph Joubert

“It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question

without debating it.”

How to Form Better Opinions and Make Better Decisions

Chinese Proverb

“If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.”

Is Your Mind Like a Skipping CD?

Richard Moss,

“The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.”

Who’s in Control – You or Your Blackberry?

Author unknown

“Any belief worth having must survive doubt.”

Am I Cut Out to Own My Own Business?

Voltaire

“If you wish to speak with me, define your terms.”

Are You Smart Enough to Say It Simply?

Dale Carnegie

“There is only one way … to get anybody to do anything.

And that is by making the other person want to do it.”

Increase Your Sales by Knowing the Answer to this Question

You are Worthless:

“Tomorrow is going to be even worse than today.”

Top 10 Ways to De-Motivate Yourself

Douglas Pagel

“Sometimes it’s important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it’s essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.”

How to Reclaim Your Weekend

Tony Robbins

“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.”

I Changed My Mind – How Can I Back Out of a Commitment?

John Updike

“Perfectionism is the enemy of creation …”

If You Want to Increase Your Profit, Don’t Put Your Customers First

Proverb

“Money grows on the tree of patience.”

Why Being Imperfect is Perfect

Proverb

“Money grows on the tree of patience.”

From Refund to Riches: How to Turn a $2,300 Refund into $723,000!

Robert Orben:

“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.”

Why It Pays to be Late for Work

Calvin Coolidge:

“We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.”

I’m Overwhelmed! How Do I Get Started on my Project?

Michael LeBouf:

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.”

Are You Good, Fast, or Cheap?

Eleanor Roosevelt:

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in you heart.”

Lessons about Friendship from Man’s Best Friend

George Ross:

“To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to dobusiness with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust.”

Get People to Buy into Your Personal Brand with This

Jean-Claude Kelly:

“The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.”

Building a Winning Team – Lessons from Two Great Coaches

Beyonce Knowles:

“I get nervous when I don’t get nervous. If I’m nervous, I know I’m going to have a good show.”

I Get Anxious Before an Interview. How Do I Relax?

 

Ashanti proverb:

“One cannot both feast and become rich.”

Are You Choking Your Chicken?

George Orwell:

“Myths which are believed in tend to become true.”

5 Success Factors

Taisen Deshimaru:

“To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give.”

5 Laws of Stratospheric Success

David Joseph Schwartz

“The person determined to achieve maximum success learns the principle that progress is made one step at a time. A house is built one brick at a time. Football games are won a play at a time. A department store grows bigger one customer at a time. Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments.”

100 Tips to Succeed Bigg!

Kenji Miyazawa

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”

I Lost My Job Because of Organizational Downsizing! Now What?

George Bernard Shaw

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

Effective Communication Across Department Lines

Abraham Lincoln

“I will prepare and perhaps someday my opportunity will come.”

6 Factors to Help You Succeed When Opportunity Knocks

Author unknown

“Money is not the most important thing in the world. Love is. Fortunately, I love money.”

5 Places to Find Cash for Your Business Today

Arthur Koestler

“Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.”

7 Ways to Tap into Your Creative Side

William Arthur Ward

“Faith sees a beautiful blossom in a bulb, a lovely garden in a seed, and a giant oak in an acorn.”

Plant the Seed This Spring for Your Bigg Success

Oscar Wilde

“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

How to Feel Rich Today

Philip Crosby

“No one can remember more than three points.

9 Presentation Tips to Make You a Star

Irish Toast

“May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold—And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.”

Is It Better to be Lucky or Smart?

Shirley MacLaine

“The person who knows how to laugh at himself will never cease to be amused.”

The Most Important Person To Laugh At

Tim Blixseth

“Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.”

I Have An Idea For A Business! Now What?

Byrd Baggett

“Look at life through the windshield, not the rear-view mirror.”

As He Retires, Brett Favre Teaches Us A Lesson On Peak Performance

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The things taught in schools and colleges are not an education, but the means to an education.”

7 Things You Must Learn In College That College Won’t Teach You

Chuck Brodsky

“We are each other’s angels; we meet when it is time.”

3 Keys to Effective Networking

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

“If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?”

Get Rid Of Clutter And Save An Hour A Day With These Simple Tips

Author unknown

“If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs.”

Interviewing Tips For The First-Time Manager

Louis Ferdinand Celine

“I think all great innovations are built on rejections.”

Reject This Fear And Succeed

Voltaire

”No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking.”

Have A Problem? SOLVE IT!

J.B. Priestly

“There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age – I missed it coming and going.”

Age Matters: Bridging The Generation Gap

William Bolitho

“Adventure must start with running away from home.”

Leaping From Place To Place: See The World While You Work

Author unknown

“Between work and family, I’m really not spending enough quality time with my money.”

Help – My Spouse Spends Too Much!

Ric Ocasek

“Refusing to ask for help when you need it is refusing someone the chance to be helpful.”

This Advice Is Not For The Faint-of-Heart

Confucious

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

Solve All Of Your Problems With This Ancient Chinese Secret

Author unknown

mul•ti-task•ing (mŭl’tē-tăs’kĭng, -tī-) n.  Screwing up everything simultaneously.

Can You Walk And Chew Gum At The Same Time?

Thomas Edison

“We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present.”

Stop Being So Happy

Seneca

“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.”

Keep Your Job Or Buy A Franchise?

John F. Kennedy

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.”

The Negotiating Table

Author unkown

“Some leaders are born women.”

Women Can’t Win

Michael Gerber

“The entrepreneur is our visionary, the creator in each of us. We’re born with that quality and it defines our lives as we respond to what we see, hear, feel, and experience. It is developed, nurtured, and given space to flourish or is squelched, thwarted, without air or stimulation, and dies.”

Find Your Fortune Through Promiscuity

Louise L. Hay

“The point of power is always in the present moment.”

Where Are You If You Ain’t Where You Are

Jacque Benigne Bossuel

“The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.”

Cupid’s 4 Steps To Follow Your Heart

Gertrude Stein

“Money is always there but the pockets change.”

Top 5 Signs You’re Managing Your Money Like Wall Street

Benjamin Franklin

“A penny saved is a penny earned.”

Don’t Make This Costly Mistake

C.S. Lewis

“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.”

Get In Tune With Your Job

Author unkown

“The principle mark of genius is not perfection, but originality.”

Attention!

Paul J. Meyer

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”

There’s Trouble On The Homefront

B.C. Forbes

“Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert.”

What Do You Get When You Spell Desserts Backwards?

Fitzhugh Dodson

“First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.”

Success In One Week

E.M. Kelly

“The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, ‘Go!’ A leader says, ‘Let’s go!’”

How To Be A Terrible Boss

John W. Holt, Jr.

“If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not taking risks, and that means you’re not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more chances to learn and win.”

Fumble Forward

Cullen Hightower

“Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street.

Thinking opens new avenues.”

Escape From Your Dead-End Job

Thomas Merton

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity

but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”

What You Can Learn From Jugglers

Oscar Wilde

“It’s not whether you win or lose; it’s how you place the blame.”

CYA: Does It Pay?

Author unkown

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.”

Recession Progression

Erma Bombeck

“I have a theory about the human mind. A brain is a lot like a computer. It will only take so many facts, and then it will go on overload and blow up.”

TMI Is Not So Gr8

Emily Post

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter which fork you use.”

Be Dashing While Dining

George William Curtis

“It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.”

Abandon Ship!

Brian Tracy

“Remember you only have to succeed the last time.”

The One Ingredient That Guarantees Your Success

Wilma Rudolph

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion. The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”

Your Potential Power

Pythagoras

“Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.”

What’s Your Pick-Up Line?

Karl Albrecht

“Start out with an ideal and end up with a deal.”

Should You Count On Your Counter-Offer

Brian Tracy

“The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable pre-requisite for success.”

Are You Going Through A Mid-Life (Career) Crisis?

Ray Kroc

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.”

Do Your Customers Trust You?

Mabel Newcomber

“It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly.”

Climbing The Stairway To Success

William Shakespeare

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”

Do You Know Too Much?

Author unkown

Why is Christmas just like a day at the office?  Because you do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit!

Getting The Credit You Deserve

Alan Cohen

“It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.”

Freedom Or Security – Which Do You Choose?

Douglas Everette

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.”

Your Personal SWOT Analysis (Part II)

Joyce C. Lock

“Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.”

Your Personal SWOT Analysis (Part I)

Benjamin Frankin

“A penny saved is a penny earned.”

Does It Pay To Be Smart?

Rachel Naomi Remen

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.”

Don’t Shy Away From Networking

Roger Dawson

“The most self-destructive thought that any person can have  is thinking that he or she is not in total control of his or her life. That’s when, ‘Why me?’ becomes a theme song.”

The Single Most Destructive Thought You Can Have

Ellen Goodman

“We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives … not looking for flaws, but for potential.”

How Do You Define Success?

Edward Payson Powell

“The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!”

What We Learned About Bigg Success In 2007

Helen Keller

“The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but no vision.”

Put Your Cocktail Napkin To Good Use

Benjamin Franklin

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.”

Don’t Just Make New Year’s Resolutions, Get Them

Miguel de Cervantes

“Tell me what company you keep and I’ll tell you what you are.”

Return To Sender

Author Unknown

“Instead of thinking about what you’re missing, try thinking about what you have that everyone else is missing.”

The Greatest Miracle In The World

B.C. Forbes

“It is when things go hardest, when life becomes most trying, that there is the greatest need for having a fixed goal, for having an air castle that the outside world cannot wreck. When few comforts come from without, it is all the more necessary to have a fount to draw from within. And the man or woman who has a star toward which to press cannot be thrown off the course, no matter how the world may try, no matter how far things seem to be wrong.”

Is Your Star Shining Bright?

Secret Santa

“Secret Santa lives in each and every one of us, it’s just a matter of letting him out.”

Santa’s Helpers

Carolyn Birmingham

“A smile starts on the lips, a grin spreads to the eyes, a chuckle comes from the belly; but a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, overflows, and bubbles all around.”

Santa Shares Some Jolly Good Tips

Thomas Jefferson

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, ‘til you know there is no hook beneath it.”

Success Snake Oil – Know When You’re Getting Scammed

Michael de Montaigne

“The value of life is not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long but yet very little.”

Live Your Dream With Purpose – Part 2

Steven Covey

“Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and your values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.”

Live Your Dream With Purpose – Part I

Albert Einstein

“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, the solution comes to you and you don’t know how or why.”

Intuition – It’s Not Just For Women Anymore

Ayya Khema

“Eventually we will find (mostly in retrospect, of course) that we can be very grateful to those people who have made life most .”

When A Co-Worker Bad Mouths You

Lee Iacocca

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.”

The Communication Debate: E-mail, Phone, Or Face Time?

Roger Staubach

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”

Are Twenty Somethings Getting A Bad Rap?

Alexander Graham Bell

“When one door closes, another opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”

Regrets…Had A Few?

Dig Hammarskjöld

“Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.”

Turn Misfortune Into Fortune: Tips for Starting Over

Jonas Salk

“I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.”

Lessons Learned From A Bankrupt Business Owner

Noel Whittaker

“Becoming wealthy is like playing Monopoly … … the person who can accumulate the most assets wins the game.”

Get Real Estate

Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.”

Start a Franchise or Business to Create Passive Income

Groucho Marx

“It frees you from doing things you dislike. Since I dislike doing nearly everything, money is handy.”

Getting Aggressively Passive: Creating A Passive Income That Sets You Free

Author unknown

“How far we travel in life matters far less than those we meet along the way.”

Mingle Bells: Tips For Networking At Your Holiday Party

Ralph Washington Sockman

“Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.”

Get The Monkey Off Your Back

Stan Smith

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.”

The Confidence Game

Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”

Stretch Yourself Anew

Author unknown

“No one is perfect … that’s why pencils have erasers.”

Practice Not Being Perfect

G. Donald Gale

“A pessimist, they say, sees a glass of water as being half empty; an optimist see the same glass as half full. But a giving person sees a glass of water and starts looking for someone who might be thirsty. “

Putting The Giving In Thanksgiving

Cicero

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”

Putting The Thanks In Thanksgiving

John Cassis

“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.”

What Kind Of Tater Are You?

Arthur Ashe

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”

The Role Of Role Playing

Philip Pullman

“’Thou shalt not’ is soon forgotten, but ‘Once upon a time’ lasts forever.”

The Story On Storytelling

Winston Churchill

“Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.”

The Single Biggest Barrier To Your Success

Robert Kennedy, paraphrasing Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Some people look at things that are, and ask, ‘Why?’ I see things that never have been, and ask, ‘Why not?’

Back To The Future: Visualizing The Life You Want (Part 2)

Henry David Thoreau

“If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams, and endeavor to live the life which you have imagined, you will meet with success unexpected.”

Back To The Future: Visualizing The Life You Want (Part 1)

George Moriarty

“Who can ask more of a man, than giving all within his span?

Giving all, it seems to me, is not so far from victory.”

Destination Peace of Mind: These 4 Things Insure Success

John Wooden

“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”

Define Success For Your Peace Of Mind