39 Famous Quotes to Live By


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From the rich and famous, past and present, here are 39 motivational quotes tohelp boost you past any temporary slump on your way to the top

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39 Famous Quotes to Live By

  1. 1. 39 Powerful Success Quotes from the Rich and Famous for High Achievers Prof. Larry M. Lynch proflmlynch@gmail.com
  2. 2. Bruce Lee http://positivemed.com/15-amazing-quotes-from-bruce-lee/ “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it”
  3. 3. Henry Ford http://www.dailyfinance.com/2012/05/23/ford-gets-blue-oval-out-of-hock/ “Unless you have courage, a courage that keeps you going, always going, no matter what happens, there is no certainty of success. It is really an endurance race”
  4. 4. Winston Churchill http://www.information-facts.com/women/winston-churchill-was-born- in-a-ladies-room-during-a-dance-2 Never, Never, Never Give up
  5. 5. Barack Obama http://inserbia.info/news/2013/08/no-patience-for-homophobic-countries-barack-obama/ “Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs”
  6. 6. Anthony Robbins http://www.bestmotivationalvideos.info/tag/robbins “The path to success is to take massive, determined action”
  7. 7. http://dropnrollclothing.wordpress.com/tag/1980s- fashion/ LL Cool J “Dreams don’t have deadlines. I’m thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it”
  8. 8. Les Brown http://www.empowernetwork.com/inspiredprogress/blog/les-brown-video/ “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else”
  9. 9. LeBron James “Committment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? … There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not? http://donandjerrys.wordpress.com/2012/12/24/how-to-hate-an-all-time-great/
  10. 10. http://www.santabanta.com/wallpapers/will-smith/ “I’ve always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation”
  11. 11. http://bookstove.com/book-talk/a-summary-and-review-of-the-power-of-positive-thinking- by-norman-vincent-peale-for-thinking-executives-and-those-who-want-to-be-one/ Norman Vincent Peale “Believe in yourself.! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy”
  12. 12. http://thecultivatedmind.wordpress.com/category/people/ John Fitzgerald Kennedy “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men”
  13. 13. Steve Jobs http://www.cultofmac.com/125500/cbs-releases-full-60-minutes- interview-with-steve-jobs-biographer-walter-isaacson/ “I want to put a ding in the universe”
  14. 14. John C. Maxwell http://www.success.com/article/what-is-your-dream “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”
  15. 15. Zig Ziglar http://www.tmreporter.com/entertainment/motivational-speaker-zig-ziglar-died-this-morning-at-86/ “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude”
  16. 16. Frank Sinatra http://fanart.tv/artist/197450cd-0124-4164-b723-3c22dd16494d/sinatra-frank/ “The best revenge is massive success”
  17. 17. George Washington Carver http://www.woodberryparkinventors.com/ “No individual has any right to come into this world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it”
  18. 18. “Courage and grace in the face of adversity are the hallmarks of a great leader” Benazir Bhutto http://www.siasat.pk/forum/showthread.php?74828-Benazir-killing-accused-stands-third-in-exam
  19. 19. Dale Carnegie http://optimisticquotes.org/dale-carnegie-quotes/ “Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get”
  20. 20. Donald Trump http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/donald-trump-bankruptcies- whittle-reputation-great-businessman-article-1.110524 “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think BIG”
  21. 21. Ross Perot http://www.globalwhisperer.com/2010/09/the-man-behind-the-largest-jailbreak-in-history/ “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown”
  22. 22. Robert Kiyosaki http://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-morning-show/factsheets/article/- /10286420/robert-kiyosaki-investor-entrepreneur-and-educator/ “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; … the size of your dream; … and how you handle disappointment along the way”
  23. 23. Henry David Thoreau http://www.zazzle.com/thoreau+tarjetas+postales?lang=es “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours”
  24. 24. John D. Rockefeller http://optimisticquotes.org/dale-carnegie-quotes/ John D. Rockefeller “if you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success”
  25. 25. http://bnreview.barnesandnoble.com/t5/Reviews-Essays/Malcolm-X-A-Life-of-Reinvention/ba-p/4649 “Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today”
  26. 26. Mark Zuckerberg http://www.quepasa-migente.com/noticias/curiosas/125739-peruanos- inscriben-a-sus-hijos-con-el-nombre-de-mark-zuckerberg-y-steve-jobs “The biggest risk is not taking any risk … In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks”
  27. 27. Oprah Winfrey http://www.bet.com/topics/o/oprah-winfrey.html “I don’t believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process”
  28. 28. Thomas A. Edison http://operationmotivation.com/2011/06/thomas-edison-words-of-wisdom/ “One of our greatest weaknesses lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time”
  29. 29. Wayne Gretzky http://thesheaf.com/2009/11/26/gretzky-back-in-the-spotlight/ “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy”
  30. 30. Helen Keller http://www.myhero.com/go/hero.asp?hero=HelenKeller_LC_WHDay_CA_07_ul “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart”
  31. 31. http://edynathan.com/i-have-a-dream#.UkjJlz-RY_k
  32. 32. Michael Jordan http://www.chicagonow.com/through-an-irishmans-eyes/2013/05/michael-or-lebron/ “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed”
  33. 33. http://www.santabanta.com/wallpapers/serena-williams/ “Luck has nothing to do with it because I’ve spent many, many hours, countless hours, working on the court for my one moment in time , not knowing when it would come”
  34. 34. Venus Williams http://edition.cnn.com/2013/06/18/sport/tennis/tennis-venus-williams-wimbledon-injury/index.html “When you lose you’re more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything”
  35. 35. Sam Walton http://www.glogster.com/samuelc14/sam-walton/g-6li79ioqdlam1un2gtk1aa0 “High expectations are the key to everything”
  36. 36. Zach Branff http://wallpaperweb.org/wallpaper/boys/zach-braff_61149.htm “The success of “Scrubs” allowed me to pursue anything I felt passionately about without having to worry about money”
  37. 37. Larry Flynt “The only question to ask yourself is, “how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?” http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/09/08/pornographer-larry-flynt-offers-1-million-romneys-tax-returns
  38. 38. Michael Dell“You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream” http://dealbreaker.com/2013/03/short-term-shareholders-arent-looking- out-for-the-long-term-and-vice-versa/michael-dell-knee/
  39. 39. Benjamin Disraeli “The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes” http://www.happiness-project.com/happiness_project/2011/08/action-may-not-always-be-happinessbut- there-is-no-happiness-without-action-benjamin-disraeli-in-lothair/
  40. 40. http://quotes-lover.com/picture-quote/plan-your-work-for-today-nd-every-day-then-work-your-plan/
  41. 41. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing” 5 November 1855 Abraham Lincoln https://plus.google.com/112390165691850051139/posts Prof. Larry M. Lynch proflmlynch@gmail.com Ref.: “The 101Most Powerful Success Quotes for High Achievers – Vol. 1” by Demond Jackson
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