34 Brilliant Quotes for Successful Living

35 Brilliant Quotes for Successful Living

 

“Clarify your purpose. What is the ‘why’ behind everything you do? When we know this in life, it is very empowering and the path is clear.” – Jack Canfield

“In any given moment, we have two options; to step forward into growth, or to step back into safety.”- Abraham Maslow

“Your mission: be so busy loving your life you have no time for hate, regret or fear.” – Karen Salmansohn

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.”- Maya Angelou

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinion drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

“Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.” – Steve Maraboli

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Ninety-nine perent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Carver

“The person you will be in 5 years is based on the books you read and the people you surround yourself with today.” – Unknown

“Do not let someone else talk you out of your greatness. Do not let someone else cloud your dream with their limited vision.” – Steve Maraboli

“Not having enough time is a myth. It’s what you choose to do with it.” – Craig Jarrow

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”-Aristotle

“Our greatest glory is not ever failing, but in rising every time we fail.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

” If you want to do something, then you will find a way. If you want to do nothing, then you will find an excuse.”- Author Unknown

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” -Arnold H. Glasgow

“The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the difference between living fully and just existing.” – Michael E. Gerber

“Promise yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.” – Arthur Freed

“If you always put limit 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

“This bright, new day… complete with 24 hours of opportunities, choices, and attitudes… a perfectly matched set of 1440 minutes.This unique gift, this one day, cannot be exchanged, replaced or refunded. Handle with care. Make the most of it…” -Unknown

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

“To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.” – Kofi Annan

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.”— Sylvia Plath

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one” – Mark Twain

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

‎”Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don’t need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.”- Barbara Sher

“The past does not have to be your prison. You have a voice in your destiny. You have a say in your life. You have a choice in the path you take.” – Max Lucado

‎”The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ” – Vince Lombardi

‎”The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.” — Vincent van Gogh

“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor every atom of me in magnificent glow than a sleepy and permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”- Jack London

“Don’t wait for a future moment; the time is NOW! The life of your dreams awaits… UN-ASS the couch and go get it!” – Steve Maraboli

‎”There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

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Jamie Sanders

Jamie Sanders is a freelance writer for many media outlets. She married her soulmate and writer, Dennis Sanders. They live in Boston with their two dogs.

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