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Richard M. DeVos Quotes

(1926), American Businessman, Co-founder of Amway Corp.

The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.

Category: Belief

The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do.

Category: Conflict

It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.

Category: Courage

If you have a dream, give it a chance to happen.

Category: Dreams

Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.

Category: Expectation

Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.

Category: Money

If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ''Here comes number seventy-one!''

Category: Perseverance

If I had some idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago?

Category: Possibilities

The riches of life, the love and joy and exhilaration of life can be found only with an upward look. This is an exciting world. It's cram-packed with opportunity. Great moments wait around every corner.

Category: Possibilities

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ''you can do it'' when things are tough.

Category: Praise