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Saturday, 3 June 2017


On my journey through the book, "Profiles of Success," I learnt some powerfully inspiring words from some greats, best-selling authors of this generation.
It cuts across authors like; Edwin Cole, Zig Ziglar, John Maxwell, John Mason. Just to mention a few. There are thirty quotes which are like a quote per day. It is good to read quotations. It strengthens you when you feel like letting go.

1. “Failure is a platform for a great and rapid learning experience.” Wes Cantrell.

2. “The most important discovery of our time is the realization that we can alter our lives by altering our attitudes.” Zig Ziglar.

3. “Men need to be taught to accept responsibility. Maturity is accepting responsibility. Edwin Cole He added, “Being responsible means keeping your words and thereby becoming a man of integrity.”

4. “Your integrity can only be defined by who you are when only God is watching.” Pastor George A. Brantley. He added, “Those without integrity fool themselves into believing no one is watching and their sin is undetected.”

5. “It would be a mistake to assume, just because an opportunity looks good, has worked for others, and is available, that it must be okay for us.” A.L Andrews

6. “A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thoughts to his steps.” Proverb 14:15

7. “Apply your heart to instructions and your ears to words of knowledge.” Proverb 23:12

8. “Each action you take when faced with moral questions/temptations will help form your habits, which in turn determine your character.” Bob Harrison

9. “Changing your ways without changing your heart will never last.” Michael Pink

10. “Serve with all your heart, from the heart to win the heart.” Michael Pink

11. “Don’t buy the exotic ostriches right now, focus on a more simple and steady investment.” Darrin Smith

12. “What you start with is not near as important as what you end with.” Darrin Smith

13. “The better the leader, the better the business.” Brian Mast

14. “By training a leader, you have developed the potential of an organization.” John Maxwell

15. “Work hard to grow people instead of growing the company. If you grow the company without growing the person, the individual in that position will sabotage the company sooner or later.” J. Maxwell

16. “You can’t grow beyond the people you have around you; they are your biggest asset or your biggest liability.” J. Maxwell

17. “Leadership is for those who are in the front – leading. And if you are leading, you will be followed.” Joel D. Batten

18. “Focus is the art of exclusion.” Al Ries

19. “Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the great twilight that knows not victory or defeat.” Theodore Roosevelt

20. “My overnight success was the longest night of my life.” John Mason

21. “Big shots are only little shots that keep shooting.” Christopher Morely

22. “You have no right to anything you have not pursued. For the proof of desire is the pursuit.” Mike Murdock

23. “Let him who means to love life and see good days refrain his tongue…..from speaking guile.” 1 Peter 3:10

24. “Success beyond measure is available for those who choose it – and who are willing to pay the small price to gain it.” Daryl Kraft

25. “You have the ability to become the national champion and later an executive in the company if you only recognize your ability and go to work on an organized schedule.” P.C Merrell

26. “Don’t ask time where it’s gone; tell it where to go.” John Mason

27. “Don’t spend a dollar’s worth of time for ten cent’s worth of results.” John Mason

28. “Without a dream a man will perish.” Dexter

29. “If you are drowning, and someone throws you a life preserver, you can accept the fact that it can save your life, but it won’t really do the job unless you actually grab hold of it.” Robert J Tamasy

30. “Beware of those who stand aloof and greet each venture with reproof; the world would stop if things were run by men who say, “it can’t be done.” J. Mason

 Which of this quotes do you like the most? Let me know in your comment.

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