Can Failing Take You Further Along the Road to Success?

  He who never fails will never grow rich . -Anonymous   In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail. -Anonymous   Yesterday’s failures are today’s seeds that must be diligently planted to be able to abundantly harvest tomorrow’s success. -Anonymous

Be Wary of the Foolish Disguised as Wise

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. -The Bible.  Romans 1:22.   Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. – Aesop   Owls are not really wise; they just look that way. -Anonymous  

How To Be Optimistic in Difficult Situations

My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent.  I shall attack. – Maréchal Ferdinand Foch   Your morning thoughts may determine your conduct for the day.  Optimistic thoughts will make your day bright and productive, while pessimistic thinking will make it dull and wasteful.  Face each day cheerfully, smilingly and courageously, […]

How to Recognize Wise Conversations

A single conversation across the table with a wise person is worth a month’s study of books. -Anonymous A fool wonders. A wise person asks. –Anonymous    

Abraham Lincoln’s Three Secrets of Happiness

Secret #1: Happiness Begins With A Decision “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” Secret #2: Avoid Procrastination. Seize The Day! “Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” Secret #3: Cherish Your Friends “The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships…”

Thomas Jefferson’s Two Secrets of Success

Secret #1: An Optimistic Attitude “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on Earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” -Thomas Jefferson Secret #2: A Propensity To Take Action “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and […]

How To Create A Wonderful Life: Insights From Mark Twain

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people […]

Is Busyness Really Keeping You From Success?

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – Life’s Little Instruction Book, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. It is not enough to be busy; so are […]

Two Overlooked Secrets of Success

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they never quit.” –Conrad Hilton It is not your business to succeed, but to do right. When you have done so, the rest lies with God. C.S. Lewis

The Secret Of Success Is Hidden In Your Daily Routine

“To every man there comes …that special moment when he will be figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a special thing unique to him. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for that work which would have been his finest hour.” Winston Churchill “How we spend […]