The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
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Action is the real measure of intelligence.
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Do it now! can affect every phase of your life. It can help you do the things you should do but don't feel like doing. It can keep you from procrastinating when an unpleasant duty faces you. But it can also help you do those things that you want to do. It helps you seize those precious moments that, if lost, may never be retrieved.
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Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
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The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
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Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
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What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
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Character is to man what carbon is to steel.
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It is always your next move.
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The jack-of-all-trades seldom is good at any. Concentrate all of your efforts on one definite chief aim.
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Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
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If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
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No one can make you jealous, angry, vengeful, or greedy -- unless you let him.
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If your imagination leads you to understand how quickly people grant your requests when those requests appeal to their self-interest, you can have practically anything you go after.
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If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge
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Indecision is the seedling of fear.
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The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
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Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
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Through some strange and powerful principle of mental chemistry which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, that something which recognizes no such word as impossible, and accepts no such reality as failure.
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When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
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The battle is all over except the shouting when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.
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Man, alone, has the power to transform his thoughts into physical reality; man, alone, can dream and make his dreams come true.
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Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.
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Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
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Everyone enjoys doing the kind of work for which he is best suited.
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No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
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We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
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You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.
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If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
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It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
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It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
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The man who does more than he is paid for will soon be paid for more than he does.
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Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
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No man is ever whipped until he quits in his own mind.
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Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
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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.
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Fears are nothing more than states of mind.
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The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
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You give before you get.
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There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown.
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There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
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A goal is a dream with a deadline.
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Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle...
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Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
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Ideas... they have the power
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All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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The imagination is literally the workshop wherein are fashioned all plans created by man.
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Our minds become magnetized with the dominating thoughts we hold in our minds and these magnets attract to us the forces, the people, the circumstances of life which harmonize with the nature of our dominating thoughts.
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First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
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Capability means imagination...
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All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
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Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
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There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
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No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
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Knowledge is only potential power.
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The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
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Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
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There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
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No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
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Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
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Money without brains is always dangerous.
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More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
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Opportunity often comes in disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
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Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
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War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
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Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
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What we do not see, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible power which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.
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Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
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The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
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The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
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Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
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Every well built house started in the form of a definite purpose plus a definite plan in the nature of a set of blueprints.
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Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
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The possibilities of creative effort connected with the subconscious mind are stupendous and imponderable. They inspire one with awe.
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Thoughts mixed with definiteness of purpose, persistence, and a burning desire are powerful things.
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Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
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Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
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Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.
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You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
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No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.
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Think and grow rich.
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Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
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Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don't control what you think, you can't control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward.
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Your ability to use the principle of autosuggestion will depend, very largely, upon your capacity to concentrate upon a given desire until that desire becomes a burning obsession.
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Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
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Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
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Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
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Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
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The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
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Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
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It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
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Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
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All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood; if they are not, they are not great truths.
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Your real boss is the one who walks around under your hat.
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Set your target and keep trying until you reach it.
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Cherish you visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.
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Hill, Napoleon

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