If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.— Madam C. J. Walker
Unusual Busies quotations
A true and faithful Christian does not make holy living an accidental thing.
It is his great concern. As the business of the soldier is to fight, so the business of the Christian is to be like Christ.
Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.
I don't believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and then make them right.
If you don't find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Seven Deadly Sins Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Science without humanity Knowledge without character Politics without principle Commerce without morality Worship without sacrifice.
The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.
No responsibility of government is more fundamental than the responsibility of maintaining the highest standard of ethical behavior for those who conduct the public business.
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space. Invite one to stay.
Day by day, case by case, the Supreme Court is busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize.
Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy.
Then a full hour is needed.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
When you do business with people you need money.
When you do business with God you need faith. Faith is the currency of the Kingdom of God.
The way I think I should stay out of trouble is by stayin' busy.
With idle time comes a lot of biz, so the more my work load is heavy, I'll have no time to get into any trouble or makin' dis tracks or get into conversation about any other rappers.
First and foremost, I'm a journalist.
My business is the truth. Now, I happen to be other things, too - a pop-culture phenomenon, the most in-demand speaker on the campus lecture circuit, whatever.
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.
Eliminate the clutter and all the things that are going on outside and focus on the things that you can control with how you sort of go about and take care of your business. That's something that's ongoing, and it can never change.
I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all of my clothes pretty much look the same. I'm a plain and simple type of guy. I don't really do a lotta busy colors and things of that nature. I feel like less is more.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
I see and hear daily that you of the Clergy preach one against another, teach one contrary to another, inveigh one against another without charity or discretion. Some be too stiff in their old mumpsimus, others be too busy and curious in their new sumpsimus. Thus all men almost be in variety and discord.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
Some jobs pay better, some jobs smell better, and some jobs have no business being treated like careers. But work is never the enemy, regardless of the wage. Because somewhere between the job and the paycheck, there’s still a thing called opportunity, and that’s what people need to pursue.
What gets measured gets managed.
Everything is easy when you are busy. But nothing is easy when you are lazy.
If your busy with yourself now, you will be busy with yourself then.
If you are busy with Allah now, you will be with Him then.
In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.