If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.— Madam C. J. Walker
Emotional Business Motivational quotations
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.
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.
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.
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.
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
What gets measured gets managed.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.
Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
As a goalkeeper you need to be good at organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what's going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
If you're going to be thinking anyway, think big!
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South.
From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations....I have built my own factory on my own ground.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
If you genuinely want something, don't wait for it -- teach yourself to be impatient.
Success is not a destination: It is a journey.
The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing.
The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory.
Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.
Forget mistakes. Forget failure. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it. Today is your lucky day
You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.
This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up.
Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you.
Success isn't about the end result; it's about what you learn along the way.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.