Some of the most encouraging quotes I’ve come across

Jim Rohn

  • Success is like the ocean, it is not in short supply.  The problem is, some people go to the ocean with a teaspoon.
  • Better is not something you wish for, it is something you become.
  • To lead a life worth living, you’ve got to learn, you’ve got to try, you’ve got to stay and you’ve got to care.
  • The sale will make you a living, the skills will make you a fortune.


Tim Ferriss

  • We do not rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training (Archilochus originally)


Benjamin Franklin

  • Happiness does not come from great successes, but from small daily achievements.  Success is measured through pleasure – you must learn to enjoy the process.


Lao Tse

  • Sometimes it is better to advance by retreating, wards can be won by losing a few battles and long term goals can be achieved by accepting long term reversals.


Sun Tzu

  • Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without even fighting.


Lao Tzu

  • Mastering others is a strength, mastery os self yields true power.


Niel Strauss

  • The biggest mistake you can make is accepting the norms of your time, challenging the norms is the key to success and changing the world.


Benjamin Disraeli

  • Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.


Gary Keller

  • Don’t pursue being in the middle, because all the magic happens at the edges.  You need to know when to aim for the edges and when to aim for the middle.