Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
Andrew Carnegie

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Martin Luther

Success is 99% failure.
Soichiro Honda

Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas Edison

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!'
Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Theodore Roosevelt

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled.
Andrew Carnegie

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

Nurture your mind with great thoughts;
to believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Benjamin Disraeli

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
Orison Swett Marden

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
Dorothy Broude

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
Robert H. Schuller

Throw back the shoulders, let the heart sing, let the eyes flash, let the mind be lifted up, look upward and say to yourself ...
nothing is impossible!
Norman Vincent Peale

4 comments:

airfare-now.com said...

I enjoyed reading these quotes. My dad got me started in blogging and he used to always tell me the Thomas Edison one"

"Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration."

Thanks for a nice collection - got my bookmark.

January 4, 2010 at 6:14 PM
Christine said...

Greetings, Thank you for visiting :)

Brilliant quote!!
Have a lovely evening.

Cheers!
Christine

January 5, 2010 at 10:05 PM
Romancing Italy said...

Hello Christine, I always leave your site a more confident person. I'm so glad you write it.

I listed your blog to receive a Kreativ Blogger award. You transform people which I think is the ultimate in creativity. Come by my blog to pick it up when you can (Posting Jan 6)

Bev

January 6, 2010 at 1:10 PM
SANDY said...

Some good quotes, think I like Roosevelt's the best...seems to fit.

Stopping in to say congrats on your award. I wanted to visit and see whom Romancing Italy forwarded the award too. What a great way to meet new bloggers.

Happy New Year
Sandy

January 8, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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