Get Motivated With These Quotes

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The definition of success is different for everyone, whether it’s personal or professional we are always looking at improving in some area of our life. We all need some inspiration from time to time and that is why we have compiled a list of famous inspirational quotes that will help contribute to your success.



 30 Famous Success Quotes


1. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”

Dhirubhai Ambani


2. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”

Mark Caine


3. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

Tony Robbins


4. “When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

Audre Lorde


5. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

Mark Twain


6. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

Eleanor Roosevelt


7. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas A. Edison


8. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.”

Kim Garst


9.  ”A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

David Brinkley


10. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

Steve Jobs


11. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt


12. “Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.”

Roger Babson


13. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

Mahatma Gandhi


14. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

Mark Twain


15. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”

Vince Lombardi


16. “Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this & adopt this definition, success is yours.”

Kelly Kim


17. “I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.’”

Katherine Dunham


18. “Really it comes down to your philosophy. Do you want to play it safe and be good or do you want to take a chance and be great?”

Jimmy J


19. “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

J. K Rowling


20. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”

Albert Einstein


21. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

Harriet Tubman


22. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

Bruce Lee


23. “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


24. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

Dale Carnegie


25. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”

Jim Rohn


26. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”

Ayn Rand


27. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it – teach yourself to be impatient.”

Gurbaksh Chahal


28. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”

Robert Kiyosaki


29. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!”

T. Harv Eker


30. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. 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.”

Steve Jobs

Article By Joel Brown |

Choose To Be Different


Change starts with you

One person at a time

People are doing extraordinary things all the time. And there’s no reason you can’t be one of them.


Just think about what could happen if you choose to be that difference 100 times every day for the next year… You would have hundreds of thousands of small opportunities to make an impact.

Now imagine if you did that for the next 30 years… You could change over a million outcomes for the better. That would be extraordinary.

Choose to be extraordinary.

1. Open the door for a stranger.

2. Say, “Thank you.”

3. Learn from your mistakes.

4. Stop whining.

5. Fear less.

6. Be kind.

7. Let yourself be inspired.

8. Lead someone.

9. Pay off debt.

10. Choose a side.

11. Pay more for quality.

12. Lend a hand.

13. Let past mistakes go.

14. Be invincible.

15. Be more efficient with your time.

16. Stop playing politics.

17. Plan to be successful.

18. Be an expert.

19. Stop defending yourself.

20. Decide to take action today.

21. Fight mediocrity.

22. Laugh at life.

23. Go to bed tired.

24. Ask what you can do better.

25. Give a stranger flowers.

26. Hold the elevator door.

27. Compliment a great idea.

28. Work on being patient.

29. Create what’s missing.

30. Stay in mental shape.

31. Practice getting back up.

32. Shake hands while looking the other person in the eye.

33. Assume the best in others.

34. Try something new.

35. Listen to your critics.

36. Get into financial shape.

37. Donate time to charity.

38. Teach what you’ve learned.

39. Give an opinion when it’s hard.

40. Care about others.

41. Pay attention to the details.

42. Be a friend.

43. Do physical labor.

44. Brag on someone else.

45. Share more.

46. Love someone.

47. Have a dream.

48. Get up an hour earlier.

49. Write down your thoughts.

50. Apologize more.

51. Stay mentally strong.

52. Put yourself in tough places.

53. Cry when you are hurt.

54. Have a purpose each day.

55. Don’t stop until you finish.

56. Be passionate about others.

57. Pay attention to the conversation.

58. Appreciate differences.

59. Be less selfish.

60. Ease someone else’s pain.

61. Imagine the possibilities.

62. Smile at those around you.

63. Care enough to cry.

64. Make a call because “you’re thinking about them.”

65. Be a mentor.

66. Fail gracefully.

67. Practice being vulnerable.

68. Decide to be optimistic.

69. Ask more questions.

70. Read a new biography.

71. Do something outrageous.

72. Think for yourself.

73. Put in more effort.

74. Ask for help.

75. Tell the truth.

76. Get some exercise.

77. Decide not to get angry.

78. Explore new ideas.

79. Be more effective with your talents.

80. Slow down (for a few minutes).

81. Pursue your goals each day.

82. Make a list of tasks to get done.

83. Live with honor.

84. Feed your inspiration.

85. Avoid the crowd.

86. Stop being passive aggressive.

87. Find answers to your questions.

88. Be accountable.

89. Work on your biggest weakness.

90. Replace “No” with “No thanks.”

91. Let someone else get the attention.

92. Listen with your eyes.

93. Say what’s on your mind.

94. Defend your friends.

95. Shake off the straws before they break your back.

96. Offer encouragement.

97. Meditate on your goals.

98. Don’t do anything halfway.

99. Do good things for the right reasons.

100. Get help for your head.

101. Demand brutal analysis of your actions.

102. Put in the effort you expect of others.

103. Share a good example.

104. Offer to buy dinner or dessert.

105. Decide to learn from everyone.

106. Make a big deal of small wins.

107. Let life happen around you.

108. Have a big vision for those around you.

109. Enjoy others’ success.

110. Inspire others quietly.

111. Deliberately invest in healing.

112. Welcome diverse perspectives.

113. Don’t go to bed angry.

114. Anticipate the success of others.

115. Value your own time.

116. Ask others to “pay it forward.”

117. Write a kind note.

118. Offer to help for free.

119. Have a plan.

120. Overlook immaturity.

121. Care less about being right.

122. Schedule time to invest in others.

123. Give away your best idea.

124. Stop being offended so easily.

125. Remember the good times.

126. Decide that caring is more important than winning.

If it's to be it is up to me

If it’s to be it is up to me

Cyber Attack’s~Beware

There has been a recent resurgence of cyber-attacks known as ransomware. This is a type of attack that encrypts your personal and business data both on your computer and any share drive you are attached to. If you are a victim of this kind of attack you will be presented with a splash screen similar to the one below. It will tell you that you have a certain amount of time to pay a ransom (currently $300 U.S.) and they will un-encrypt your data. Amazingly in this case they are good to their word. Many individuals and small companies who didn’t have current backups paid and did get their computers fixed by the bandits.

The current ransomware is called Cryptolocker and is thought to be coming from Eastern Europe. The standard delivery method is by email attachment. Unlike lower level hackers these people are sophisticated and use social engineering to attract users to open the attachment. The current form is to send shipping notifications as if coming from DHL, UPS. FedEx and USPS, and they are expanding to using banks and government agencies.

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Cheap Cleaning Products

1. All-purpose cleaner

Using cleaning products that don’t have harsh smells is a good start. You can also make your own using a few simple steps and inexpensive ingredients.

You’ll need:

  • 3 cups distilled water
  • 1 teaspoon biodegradeable dish soap
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • A few drops of an essential oil of your choice (tea tree oil, a natural disinfectant, or lemon or orange oils are good choices)

Mix the ingredients in a spray bottle and use the solution to clean countertops, floors and walls. A word of caution: Do not use vinegar solutions on marble surfaces.

2. Glass cleaner

You’ll need:

  • 3 cups distilled water
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • A few drops of an essential oil of your choice

Mix the ingredients in a spray bottle and use the solution to clean glass surfaces, including mirrors.

3. Furniture polish

You’ll need:

  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice

Mix the ingredients in a spray bottle and use the solution to polish wood surfaces.

Bonus tips

  • Baking soda and white vinegar can clean toilets and showers.
  • If you want some abrasion to remove a stain, try sprinkling some salt on the stain.
  • After you’ve squeezed a lemon for a recipe, rub the inside of the rind in your kitchen sink. The lemon will clean the sink and keep it smelling fresh.
  • Sumita Khatri, MD.

    You Can Do It

    If it is to be it is up to me…

What Do You See ?

I read thid and wanted to share and make sure I kept it Awesome!!

When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, They found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital. One nurse took her copy to Melbourne. The old man’s sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the Christmas editions of magazines around the country and appearing in mags for Mental Health. A slide presentation has also been made based on his simple, but eloquent, poem. And this old man, with nothing left to give to the world, is now the author of this ‘anonymous’ poem winging across the Internet.

Funny how quick time past

Funny how quick time past

Cranky Old Man What do you see nurses? . . .. . .What do you see? What are you thinking .. . when you’re looking at me?

A cranky old man, . . . . . .not very wise, Uncertain of habit .. . . . . . . .. with faraway eyes? Who dribbles his food .. . … . . and makes no reply.

When you say in a loud voice . .’I do wish you’d try!’  Who seems not to notice . . .the things that you do.

And forever is losing . . . . . .. . . A sock or shoe? Who, resisting or not . . . … lets you do as you will, With bathing and feeding . . . .

The long day to fill? Is that what you’re thinking?. .Is that what you see?….    Then open your eyes, nurse .you’re not looking at me.

I’ll tell you who I am . . . . .. As I sit here so still,  As I do at your bidding, .. . . . as I eat at your will.

I’m a small child of Ten . .with a father and mother,  Brothers and sisters .. . . .. . who love one another.

A young boy of Sixteen . . . .. with wings on his feet Dreaming that soon now . . .. . . a lover he’ll meet.

A groomsman at Twenty . . . heart gives a leap.  Remembering, the vows .. .. .that I promised to keep.

At Twenty-Five, now . . . . .I have young of my own. Who need me to guide . . . And a secure happy home.

A man of Thirty . .. . . . . My young now grown fast,  Bound to each other . . .. With ties that should last.

At Forty, my young sons .. .have grown and are gone, But my woman is beside me . . to see I don’t mourn.

At Fifty, once more, .. …Babies play ’round my knee, Again, we know children . . . . My loved one and me.

Dark days are upon me . . . . My wife is now dead. I look at the future … . . . . I shudder with dread.

For my young are all rearing .. . . young of their own. And I think of the years . . . And the love that I’ve known.

I’m now an old man . . . . . . .. and nature is cruel. It’s jest to make old age . . . . . . . look like a fool.

The body, it crumbles .. .. . grace and vigor, depart. There is now a stone . . . where I once had a heart.

But inside this old carcass . A young man still dwells, And now and again . . . . . my battered heart swells .

I remember the joys . . . . .. . I remember the pain.  And I’m loving and living . . . . . . . life over again.

I think of the years, all too few . . .. gone too fast. And accept the stark fact . . . that nothing can last.

So open your eyes, people .. . . . .. . . open and see. Not a cranky old man . Look closer . . . . see .. .. . .. …. . ME!!

Wake up and show Love

Live each day like it was your last


Remember this poem when you next meet an older person who you might brush aside without looking at the young soul within. We will all, one day, be there, too! PLEASE SHARE THIS POEM (originally by Phyllis McCormack; adapted by Dave Griffith) The best and most beautiful things of this world can’t be seen or touched. They must be felt by the heart!

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