Thursday, May 28, 2015

15 Leader Quotes to Inspire You

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
John C. Maxwell

1. A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. -John C. Maxwell 

2. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. -John Quincy Adams 

3. A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. -Arnold H. Glasow 

4. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. -Steve Jobs 

5. A leader is a dealer in hope. -Napoleon Bonaparte 

6. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. -Lao Tzu 

7. Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. -Jack Welch 

8. A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. -John Maxwell 

9. A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. -Douglas MacArthur 

10. No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it. -Andrew Carnegie 

11. Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems. -Brian Tracy

 12. The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on. -Walter Lippman 

13. A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops. -John J Pershing 

14. A leader isn't someone who forces others to make him stronger; a leader is someone willing to give his strength to others so that they may have the strength to stand on their own. -Beth Revis 

15.  Inspirational leaders need to have a winning mentality in order to inspire respect. It is hard to trust in the leadership of someone who is half-hearted about their purpose, or only sporadic in focus or enthusiasm. -Sebastian Coe

Monday, May 25, 2015

20 Idea Quotes to Inspire More Ideas from You

Great Idea

1. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. -Swami Vivekananda 

2. Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. -Napoleon Hill 

3. If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. -George Bernard Shaw 

4. The brain is a commodity used to fertilize ideas. -Elbert Hubbard 

5. Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them. -Bern Williams 

6. The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away. -Linus Pauling

7. There is only one way in which a person acquires a new idea: by the combination or association of two or more ideas he already has into a new juxtaposition in such a manner as to discover a relationship among them of which he was not previously aware. -Francis A. Cartier 

8. Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference. -Nolan Bushnell 

9. An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied. -Arnold H. Glasgow 

10. The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules, whose would you use? -Dale Carnegie 

11. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. - Alfred North Whitehead 

12. All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. - Napoleon Hill 

13. You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere. - Lee Iacocca 

14. Everything begins with an idea. - Earl Nightengale 

15. Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money. - William J. Cameron 

16. Ideas come from everything. - Alfred Hitchcock

17. A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death. -John F. Kennedy 

18. For an idea that does not first seem insane, there is no hope. - Albert Einstein

 19. We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. - Maxwell Maltz

 20. Every day thousands of people bury good ideas because they are afraid to act on them. And afterwards, the ghosts of these ideas come back to haunt them. - David J. Schwartz

Thursday, May 21, 2015

15 Give Quote to Enrich Your Life

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

1. It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving. - Mother Teresa 

2. We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. - Winston S. Churchill 

3. Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give. - Ben Carson 

4. You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving. - Amy Wilson-Carmichael 

5. Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned. - Steve Maraboli 

6. Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. - Anthony Robbins 

 7. When you give yourself, you receive more than you give. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery 

8. The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in. -Morrie Schwartz 

9. The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you. -Brian Tracy 

10. To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. -Max Beerbohm 

11. If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind. -Norman Vincent Peale 

12. You don't have to be an angel, just be someone who can give. -Patti LaBelle 

13. If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you'll receive good. -Russell Simmons 

14. Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.  -Peace Pilgrim

15. You must give to get, You must sow the seed, before you can reap the harvest. -Scott Reed

Monday, May 18, 2015

Be at Peace with Yourself with these 15 Foregive Quotes

forgive others

1. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. -Mahatma Gandhi

 2. It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. -Maya Angelou 

3. When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive. -Alan Paton

 4. Forgive, forget. Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours. -Phillips Brooks 

5. I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a cancelled note — torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one. ~Henry Ward Beecher 

6. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. ~Lewis B. Smedes 

7. He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass. ~George Herbert 

8. Never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge, and dares forgive an injury. ~E.H. Chapin 

9. To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness. - Robert Muller

 10. As long as you don't forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy a rent-free space in your mind. - Isabelle Holland 

11. Let us forgive each other – only then will we live in peace. -Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy 

12. To err is human, to forgive, divine. - Alexander Pope 

 13. We are not all perfect, forgive others as you would want to be forgiven. - Catherine Pulsifer 

 14. It is never too late to forgive ourselves for our past shortcomings and restore that feeling of excitement to our lives by living them with an attitude of positive expectancy! Then was then – and now is now. Don McArt 

15. Love yourself just as you want other people to love you. . . . Forgive yourself for past mistakes and allow yourself to experience new opportunities. Ryan Cooper

Thursday, May 14, 2015

20 Powerful Quotes about Education

Nelson Mandella

1. The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -Herbert Spencer 

2. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -Nelson Mandela 

3. The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education -Martin Luther King, Jr. 

4. Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. -John Dewey 

5. Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. -George Washington Carver 

6. The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men. ~Bill Beattie 

7. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~Will Durant 

8. Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it. ~William Haley 

9. Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ~Robert Frost 

10. Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom 

11. Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. ~Pete Seeger 

12. Education is learning what you didn't know you didn't know. ~George Boas 

13. The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions. ~Mandell Creighton 

14. Never let formal education get in the way of your learning. -Mark Twain 

15. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. -Wiliam Butler Yeats 

16. Instruction ends in the school-room, but education ends only with life. -Frederick W.Robertson 

17. Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. - Albert Einstein 

18. Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions. - William Allin 

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

20. The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, May 11, 2015

Be Resilient with 20 Defeat Quotes


1. The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat. -Sam Snead 

2. Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus. -Robert South 

3. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. -George Edward Woodberry 

4. If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost. -Zig Ziglar 

5. When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. -Napoleon Hill 

6. What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better. -Wendell Phillips 

7. Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat. -Malcolm Forbes 

8. Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today.-Maxwell Maltz 

9. Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged. - Bruce Lee 

10. I learned much more from defeat than I ever learned from winning. -Alfred Adler 

 11. You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character. -Richard M. Nixon Quotes 

12. Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact. -Norman Vincent Peale 

 13. A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself. -Jan Christian Smuts 

14. I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. -Tom Landry 

15. While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated. – Maya Angelou 

16. Opportunity…it often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. – Napoleon Hill 

17. Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. - Norman Vincent Peale 

18. In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest. - William McKinley

 19.Defeat doesn't finish a man -- quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits. -Richard Nixon

20. I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it. -Lou Holtz

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Be Wise with 25 Enlightening Decision Quotes


1. Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come. -Robert H. Schuller

 2. Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. -Ralph Waldo Emerson 

3. Follow your heart and make it your decision. -Mia Hamm 

4. When you make the right decision, it doesn't really matter what anyone else thinks. -Caroline Kennedy 

5. Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit. -William Pollard 

6. Often any decision, even the wrong decision, is better than no decision. -Ben Horowitz 

7. Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all. -Brian Tracy 

8. There's no wrong time to make the right decision. -Dalton McGuinty 

9. Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made, nothing happens.... Decision is the courageous facing of issues, knowing that if they are not faced, problems will remain forever unanswered. -Wilfred A. Peterson 

10. An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore. -Edward de Bono 

11. It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. -Jim Rohn 

12. It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. -Roy Disney 

13. When possible make the decisions now, even if action is in the future. A reviewed decision usually is better than one reached at the last moment. -William B. Given 

14. I found every single successful person I've ever spoken to had a turning point. The turning point was when they made a clear, specific unequivocal decision that they were going to achieve success. Some people make that decision at 15 and some people make it at 50, and most people never make it at all. - Brian Tracy 

15. The most important thing is to make decisions. Whether the decision is right or wrong is secondary. You will soon receive feedback that will help you to progress. -Marc Reklau 

16. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. -Peter Drucker 

17. A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided. -Anthony Robbins 

 18. ..the H.A.L.T. method. Never make a decision when you are Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired. -David DeNotaris 

 19. Sometimes, managers become so occupied with the day to day decisions and putting out fires, they lose sight of the long term decisions, opportunities, and challenges that face the corporation. -Byron Puslifer and Catherine Pulsifer 

 20. We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision. -Gary Collins 

 21. In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. - Theodore Roosevelt 

 22. Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach. -Tony Robbins 

23. A decision made from fear is always the wrong decision.~ Tony Robbins 

 24. Have confidence in your decisions. Make them expeditiously, and stay with them as long as you believe you are correct no matter what others say. However, when you conclude you were in error, do not hesitate to announce the error publicly and change course. - Edward J. Koch 

25. Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. -Keri Russell

Monday, May 4, 2015

Be Bold in Life with 21 Inspirational Challenge Quotes


1. I've learned in my life that it's important to be able to step outside your comfort zone and be challenged with something you're not familiar or accustomed to. That challenge will allow you to see what you can do. -J. R. Martinez 

2. Scientists have demonstrated that dramatic, positive changes can occur in our lives as a direct result of facing an extreme challenge - whether it's coping with a serious illness, daring to quit smoking, or dealing with depression. Researchers call this 'post-traumatic growth. -Jane McGonigal 

3. You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things. -Nate Berkus 

4. Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life. -Arnold Bennett

5. Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. -Leo Buscaglia 

6. You should not remain in your comfort zone; if you want to make it big, you must challenge yourself, get out of your comfort zone, and succeed in doing well outside of your comfort areas. -Rohit Sharma 

7. I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet. -Nadia Comaneci 

8. Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. - Joshua J. Marine 

9. Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. - George Patton 

10. The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead. -Bette Davis 

11. A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. -Ray Davis 

12. There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet. -William Frederick Halsey, Jr. 

13. Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. -Bernice Johnson Reagon 

14. Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional. -Roger Crawford 

15. Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character. -Author Unknown 

16. By cultivating gratitude you eventually expand your internal sense of what is possible, regardless of seeming obstacles and challenges you go through. -Veronica Smith, 

17. When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. - David Weatherford 

18. The ultimate measure of a person s not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where the stand in times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

 19. Life is a challenge, meet it. -Mother Theresa 

 20. A challenge is an opportunity to prove your ability to yourself, and others. -Joe Brown 

 21. Don't let setbacks get you down. Studying successful people will show you that they did not attain their success without first overcoming challenges.-Catherine Pulsifer
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