Sunday, January 16, 2011

Quotes for happiness, Nice thoughts, Quotes for success, Quotes for Achievement, Quotations on sucess, nice quotes on life

Quotes for happiness, Nice thoughts, Quotes for success, Quotes for Achievement, Quotations on sucess, nice quotes on life

Quotes for Happiness

“There is only one success - to spend your life in your own way."

- Christopher Morley

"I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances."

- Martha Washington

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"Don’t limit investing to the financial world. Invest something of yourself, and you will be richly rewarded."

–– Charles Schwab

"Whoever is happy will make others happy too. He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery."

-Anne Frank

I"m so optimistic I'd go after Moby Dick in a row boat and take the tartar sauce with me.

Zig Ziglar

"In seeking happiness for others, you find it for yourself." Anonymous

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin Roosevelt

"The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does."

James M. Barrie

"Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead."

Scottish Proverb

"Happiness is not a matter of good fortune or worldly possessions. It's a mental attitude. It comes from appreciating what we have, instead of being miserable about what we don't have. It's so simple—yet so hard for the human mind to comprehend."

Bits and Pieces

"Happiness lies in our own backyard, but it’s probably well hidden by crabgrass."Dell Crossword Puzzles

"If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come."

Chinese Proverb

"If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap.

If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.

If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.

If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else."

Chinese Proverb

"True happiness consists in making happy."

Bharavi's Kiratarjuniya, Hindu

"This planet has — or rather had — a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movements of small green pieces of paper, which is odd because on the whole it was not the small pieces of paper that were unhappy."

Douglas Noel Adams

Most of us would be upset If we were accussed of being "silly" comes from the old English word "seilig" and it's literal definition is"to be blessed , happy, healthy and prosperous."

"If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling in the world."Joseph Addison

"The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness."

Joseph Addison

"Pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man."

Muhammad Ali

"To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness."Woody Allen

"We must dare to be happy, and dare to confess it, regarding ourselves always as the depositories, not as the authors of our own joy."

Henri Frédéric Amiel

"Happiness, it is said, is seldom found by those who seek it, and never by those who seek it for themselves."

F. Emerson Andrews

"All I ask for is an opportunity to prove that money doesn't buy happiness."


"All the happiness you ever find lies in you."Anonymous

"An endurance test for some people is the pursuit of happiness."Anonymous

"For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness."Anonymous

The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want the most for what you want now.

"Sometimes we miss happiness by looking too far for things nearby."


"Stop searching. Happiness is right next to you."


"The supreme happiness to life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves."


"When people yearn with all their hearts

For just one treasure far away;

They close their eyes to countless joys

That crowd around them every day.


"You have to find happiness in yourself before you can find it with someone."


"Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy."

Dr. Robert Anthony

"Happiness depends upon ourselves."


"Happiness is a state of activity."


" . . . happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it. . . . "


"If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence."


"Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

"The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it."

Richard David Bach

"Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response."

Mildred Barthel

"Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!"

Joachim Du Bellay

"Happiness is like a cat, If you try to coax it or call it,

it will avoid you; it will never come. But if you pay

not attention to it and go about your business, you'll

find it rubbing against your legs and jumping into your


William John Bennett

"I remember hearing in a talk that the more we express our gratitude to God for our blessings, the more he will bring to our mind other blessings. The more we are aware of to be grateful for, the happier we become."

Ezra Taft Benson

"The lives and happiness of our children, as far ahead as the mind can reach, depend on us today. If we succeed, posterity looking back will record that this was indeed man's finest hour."

Carl A. Berendsen

"Happiness is good health and a bad memory."Ingrid Bergman

"Don't mistake pleasure for happiness. They are a different breed of dogs."

Josh Billings

"There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness."

Lady Marguerite Blessington

"You can make yourself happy or miserable — it's the same amount of effort."

Ray Bradbury Set peace of mind as your highest goal and organize your entire life around it .

Quotes for Achievement


"The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore."

–Dale Carnegie

"Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was."

– Robert Louis Stevenson

"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."

–– Chinese proverb

Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully

"A non-doer is very often a critic-that is, someone who sits back and watches doers, and then waxes philosophically about how the doers are doing. It's easy to be a critic, but being a doer requires effort, risk, and change." Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

"Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished." Confucius

"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests." Epictetus

"We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best."

David Bailey

"Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."

Orison Swett Marden

Remember, you can earn more money, but when time is spent is gone forever.

"The first requisite of success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem without growing weary."

–– Thomas Edison

"Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that."

Norman Vincent Peale

"Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that." Sir James M. Barrie

"We will either find a way, or make one." Hannibal

"Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold." George Fabricius If you're sincere, praise is efective.

If you're insincere, it's manipulative.

"Mere longevity is a good things for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity." Gabriel Heatter

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The only way around is through." Robert Frost

"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."

Vincent Van Gogh

"I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more." Jonas Salk

You've got to be before you can do, and do before you can have.

"If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy." A. P. Gouthey

"My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success." Helen Hayes

"The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses." Napoleon Hill

The best way to make your spouse and children feel secure is not with big deposits in bank account, but with little deposits of thoughtfulness and affection in the"love account."

"A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a questions he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve." Oliver Wendell Holmes The best way to make your spouse and children feel secure is not with big deposits in bank account, but with little deposits of thoughtfulness and affection in the"love account."

"High achievement always takes place in a framework of high expectation." Jack Kinder

"Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him." Golo Mann

"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement." Foster C. Mcclellan

"I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them." Pablo Picasso

"The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune." Plutarch

"The truth of the matter is that there's nothing you can't accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you're absolutely committed to achieving, (2) You're willing to take massive action, (3) You notice what's working or not, and (4) You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever life gives you along the way." Anthony Robbins

All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we're doing what we have been told or asked to do

"Nothing is as difficulty as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerances and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-idea individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas." Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence." Eddie Robinson

"The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are." Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the high road to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction. "

Brian Tracy

"Never mistake activity for achievement. " John Wooden

Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it's free-but it can't go anywhere.

"I love America. We've got the only system that works - it keeps everyone hustling." J.R. Simplot

"Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools

what they wish to do." French

"The only worthwhile achievements of man are those which are socially useful." Alfred Adler

"Encouraged people achieve the best; dominated people achieve second best; neglected people achieve the least."


"God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I'm so far behind I will never die! " Anonymous

"If you don’t climb the mountain, you can’t view the plain." Anonymous

"Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk." Anonymous

Money will buy you a bed, but not a good night's sleep, a house but not a home, a companion but not a friend.

Quotes for Success

"The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore."

–Dale Carnegie

"Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand."

–– Bruce Barton

"Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success."

– Thomas J. Watson

"The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them could change the course of his life overnight.”

–Mark Caine

“There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”

- Christopher Morley

“There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”

- Christopher Morley

"When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success."

Orison Swett Marden

Pity the man who inherits a million and isn't a millionaire.Here's what would be pitiful,if your income grew and you didn't.

Jim Rohn

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"The great successful men of the world have used their imagination…they think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - steadily building."

Robert Collier

"Success doesn't come to you…you go to it."Marva Collins

"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure." Earl Nightingale

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will." Vincent T. Lombardi

"Success is a journey, not a destination." Ben Sweetland

If you care at all,you'll get some results.If you care enough, you'll get incredible results.

Jim Rohn

"The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right." Edward Simmons

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek." Mario Andretti - race car driver

"No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction." Charles Kendall Adams

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."

Benjamin Disraeli

The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won't work - if you won't.

"I believe the greater the handicap, the greater the triumph." John H. Johnson

Unless you change how you are,you will always have what you've got.

Jim Rohn

"My list of ingredients for success is divided into four basic groups: Inward, Outward, Upward and Onward." David Thomas

"A stumble may prevent a fall." English Proverb

Success is not so much what we have as it is what we are.

Jim Rohn

"God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest." Swedish Proverb

"Possession of the ball is the key to winning in football, basketball, and the game of life."

Laing Burns, Jr.

"Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure." Dell Crossword

"Success often comes to those who have the aptitude to see way down the road." Laing Burns, Jr.

"There's no limit to what a man can achieve, if he doesn't care who gets the credit."

Laing Burns, Jr.

"Truth, self control, asceticism, generosity, non-injury, constancy in virtue — these are the means of success, not caste or family." Mahabharata

We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are.

Jim Rohn

"Every one of us, unconsciously, works out a personal philosophy of life, by which we are guided, inspired, and corrected, as time goes on. It is this philosophy by which we measure out our days, and by which we advertise to all about us the man, or woman, that we are. . . . It takes but a brief time to scent the life philosophy of anyone. It is defined in the conversation, in the look of the eye, and in the general mien of the person. It has no hiding place. It's like the perfume of the flower — unseen, but known almost instantly. It is the possession of the successful, and the happy. And it can be greatly embellished by the absorption of ideas and experiences of the useful of this earth." George Matthew Adams

It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom .

"Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen." Phillip Adams

The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time.That is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to to reap without apology if the amounts are big.

Jim Rohn

"Failure seems to be regarded as the one unpardonable crime, success as the all-redeeming virtue, the acquisition of wealth as the single worthy aim of life. The hair-raising revelations of skullduggery and grand-scale thievery merely incite others to surpass by yet bolder outrages and more corrupt combinations." Charles Francis Adams II

"Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's success without envy." Aeschylus

"When a man is willing and eager, the gods join in." Aeschylus

"Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us." George Allen

"My success has allowed me to strike out with a higher class of women." Woody Allen

"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up." Woody Allen

"He who is silent is forgotten; he who does not advance falls back; he who stops is overwhelmed; out distanced, crushed; he who ceases t grow becomes smaller; he who leaves off, gives up; the condition of standing still is the beginning of the end." Henri Frédéric Amiel

"Asked what his secret was for lasting so long and being so successful as the president of Yale University, Dr. James R. Angell explained: "Grow antennae, not horns."

Dr. James Rowland Angell

"A most important key to successful leadership is your ability to direct and challenge the very best that is in those whom you lead." Anonymous

Success is not a destination, it's a journey.

"A successful man continues to look for work after he has found a job." Anonymous

"Act as though it is impossible to fail." Anonymous

"Act as though it is impossible to fail." Anonymous

"An Unfailing Success Plan: At each day’s end write down the six most important things to do tomorrow; number them in order of importance, and then do them." Anonymous

"As you climb the ladder of success, check occasionally to make sure it is leaning against the right wall." Anonymous

"Be self-reliant and your success is assured." Anonymous

"Choice, not circumstances, determines your success." Anonymous

"Confidence is the companion of success." Anonymous

My goal is to translate response into results.Some teachers teach for others to learn.That's not me.Some teachers teach for others to accomplish.That is me.

Jim Rohn

"Everybody's a self-made man; but only the successful ones are ever willing to admit it." Anonymous

"Find a meaningful need and fill it better than anyone else." Anonymous

"He who does not tire, tires adversity." Anonymous

The most important question to ask on the job is not "what am I getting?" The most important question to ask is "What am I becoming?"

Jim Rohn

"If at first you do succeed try not to look too surprised." Anonymous

"If you would live your life with ease; do what you ought, not what you please." Anonymous

Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.

"In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail." Anonymous

"It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final." Anonymous

"Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up." Anonymous

"Many a man owes his success to his first wife, and his second wife to his success." Anonymous

"No one can change another person’s beliefs. But you can be accepting of his beliefs and then slowly build an influence for the other person to change himself." Anonymous

"Persistence gives confidence and continued right mental attitude followed by consistent action will bring success. When you have that knowing inside of you, fear has vanished and the obstruction to a life of all good removed." Anonymous

"So far the only successful substitute for brains is silence." Anonymous

"Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view." Anonymous

"Success comes before work only in the dictionary." Anonymous

The real oppurtunity for success lies within the person and not in the job .

"Success does not come to those who wait . . . and it does not wait for anyone to come to it." Anonymous

"Success in our calling is the result of a person’s love of and belief in the work he has undertaken. Earnest and conscientious labor often accomplishes more in the end than brilliant genius." Anonymous

"Success is not access to excess." Anonymous

"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure." Anonymous

Life is a unique combination of "want to"and"how to"and we need to give equal attention to both.

Jim Rohn

"Success is still the constant application of the Golden Rule." Anonymous

"Success: willing to do what the average person is not willing to do." Anonymous

Take Time:

Take time to think-

It is the source of all power.

Take time to read-

It is the fountain of wisdom.

Take time to play-

It is the source of perpetual youth.

Take time to be quiet-

It is the opportunity to seek God.

Take time to be aware-

It is the opportunity to help others.

Take time to love and be loved-

It is God’s greatest gift.

Take time to laugh-

It is the music of the soul.

Take time to be friendly-

It is the road to happiness.

Take time to dream-

It is what the future is made of.

Take time to pray-

It is the greatest power on earth.

Take time to give-

It is too short a day to be selfish.

Take time to work-

It is the price of success.

There is a time for everything. . . .[Ecclesiastes 3:1-8]Bible

"The key to happiness is having dreams. The key to success is making your dreams come true."Anonymous

"The Lord gives us a plan to follow. It is outlined in His commandments. And all those commandments are designed to build stability within us. We are not to excuse our failures and weaknesses: We are not to say we are made the way we are, And thereby justify our sins. The Lord expects us to rise above our weakness, become strong, and pattern ourselves after Him.Anonymous

Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do the things you need to do when you need to them,and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do them!

"The two hardest things to handle in life are failure & success."Anonymous

Life asks us to make measurable progress in a reasonable time.That's why they make those fourth grade chair so small.

Jim Rohn

"To enter heaven, a man must take it with him."Anonymous

"Two rules of success in life: 1. Don't tell people everything you know."Anonymous

"What am I willing to sacrifice for what I want to become?"Anonymous

"Yesterday's failures are today's seeds That must be diligently planted to be able to abundantly harvest Tomorrow's success."Anonymous

"Yielding is sometimes the best way of succeeding."Anonymous

"You cannot sit on the road to success for if you do, you will get run over."Anonymous

"You have achieved success if you have lived well, laughed often and loved much."Anonymous

"The worst bankrupt in the world is the man who has lost his enthusiasm. Let a man lose everything else in the world but his enthusiasm and he will come through again to success."H.W. Arnold

Part of success is preparation on purpose.

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