The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question: Is that okay? Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.
Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws.
It's easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of making a life. It's not the hours you put in, but what you out into the hours that count. Learn to express rather than impress. Expressing evokes a ''me too'' attitude while impressing evokes a ''so what'' attitude.
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book.
The book you don't read won't help.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.