Speakers Coaches Authors, Quotes and Resources

"See it, feel it, hear it, do it." Let the quotes said by a variety of people inspire you.

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Quotes and Sayings for Reflection:
"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. Abraham Maslow

"You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself." Galileo Galilei

"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it. Michaelangelo

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell, where his influence stops." Henry B. Adams

"When people are inspired, they don't need motivation." Thomas Leonard

"Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities." Terry Josephson

"All limitations are self-imposed." Ernest Holmes

"Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon." Denis Waitley

"There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge" Napoleon Hill

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. Brian Tracy

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands. Zig Ziglar

You are the only problem you will ever have and you are the only solution. Change is inevitable, personal growth is always a personal decision. Bob Proctor

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside. Denis Waitley

Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful. Mark Victor Hansen

You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices. Deepak Chopra

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. Jim Rohn

The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position. Leo Buscaglia

"Certain books seem to have been written not for the purpose that we learn something from them but that we know that the author was a knowledgeable person." Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

"To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be who have tried it." Herman Melville

"Who learns most from a good book is the author." José Bergamín

"Writing a book I have found to be like building a house. A man forms a plan, and collects materials." James Boswell

"Nothing gives an author so much pleasure as to find his works respectfully quoted by other learned authors." Benjamin Franklin
"Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors." Joseph Addison

"Often while reading a book one feels that the author wouold heave preferred to paint rather than to wirte; one can sense the pleasure he derives from describing a landscape or a person, as if he were painting what he is saying, because deep in his heart he would have preferred to use brushes and colors." Pablo Picasso

"Life is a library owned by an author. It has a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him." Harry Fosdick

"The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of them, nay a carefully studied conversation, in which they reveal to us none but the best of their thoughts. Rene Descartes

"An orator or author is never successful till he has learned to make his words smaller than his ideas." Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Time is of no account with great thoughts. They are as fresh today as when they first passed through their author's minds, ages ago." Samuel Smiles

"Every production must resemble its author." Miguel de Cervantes

"Making a book is a craft, as is making a clock; it takes more than wit to become an author." Jean de La Bruyere

"When we encounter a natural style we are always surprised and delighted, for we thought to see an author and found a man." Blaise Pascal

"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently. The quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more." Winston Churchill

"Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country. Let every bookworm, when in any fragrant, scarce, old tome he discovers a sentence, a story, an illustration, that does his heart good, hasten to give it. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers." Logan Smith

"The most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new." William Makepeace Thackeray

"The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers, but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds." Thomas Higginson

"When the mind is braced by labor and invention, the page of whatever book we read becomes luminous with manifold allusion. Every sentence is doubly significant, and the sense of our author is as broad as the world." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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