1. We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.

  2. Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.

  3. Life is like riding in a taxi. Whether you are going anywhere or not, the meter keeps ticking.

  4. The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.

  5. The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying

  6. Question for God every morning: What is the main event today? What do you want me to focus on today?

  7. Sometimes we hold on to our possessions because we fear we might run out - life seems scarce. But when we believe that giving is the way to live, we will produce more in the future - life seems abundant.

  8. Everything you now do is something you have chosen to do. Some people don't want to believe that. But if you're over age twenty-one, your life is what you're making of it. To change your life, you need to change your priorities

  9. Ideas have a short shelf life. You must act on them before the expiration date.

  10. Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.


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