Quotes from Acknowledged Successful People

May 20, 2021 –

These authors capture in a few simple words great thoughts and innovative ideas to challenge you to achieve in 2021. I commend these quotes to you and trust you find among them several gold nuggets.

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” — Lao Tzu

“Things may come to those who wait, but only things left by those who hustle.” — Abraham Lincoln

“The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high, and we miss it, but that it is too low, and we reach it.”—Michelangelo

“If there were no problems, there would be no opportunities.”—Anonymous

“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.”—Vincent T. Lombardi

“He is not only idle who does nothing, but he is idle who might be better employed.”—Socrates

“When you do more than what you are paid for, you will soon be paid more for what you do.”—Zig Ziglar

“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.”—Confucius

“To improve is to change, to succeed is to change often.” — Winston Churchill

“What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it.” — Hugh Mulligan

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”—William Shakespeare

“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t seriously consider them as believable or achievable.”—Denis Waitley

 “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”—Carl Bard

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.”—John Ruskin

“You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.”—James Allen