Brian Taylor author feeding the mind the emotions and the spirit Acorns to Oak Trees

Nuggets and Inspirational Quotes

  • I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
    Thomas Jefferson
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  • Most people over estimate what they can do in one year. The vast majority of people seriously under estimate what they can accomplish in ten years. (This illustrates the need to have goals and plans that look forward at least ten years).
    Anon
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  • An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
    Mahatma Gandhi
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  • There are two rules for harmony: 1. Don’t sweat the small stuff. 2. It’s all small stuff
    Anon
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  • Never does a man portray his character more vividly than his proclaiming the character of another.
    Winston Churchill 1874-1965
    - Former British Prime Minister
  • You can't unsay a cruel thing.
    Anon
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  • For great lives as well as for great nations, knowing when to say no is just as important as knowing why to say yes.
    Winston Churchill
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  • The best sermons are lived not preached.
    Anon
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  • If You Want A Friend . . . Get A Dog! If You Want A Customer . . . Solve His Problems.
    Anon
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  • When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself.
    Albert Einstein
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  • “What you get by reaching your destination is not nearly as important as what you will become by reaching your destination."
    Zig Ziglar
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  • “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
    Nelson Mandela
    - Former President of South Africa
  • “If anything is worth trying at all, it’s worth trying at least 10 times.”
    Art Linkletter
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  • “When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder."
    W.J. Slim
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  • “Psychologists have defined the "hardy personality" as the type of personality that is most suited to the rigors of the modern business world. The hardy personality, the personality you need to develop, is resilient, optimistic, tough, strong, and capable of bouncing back continually from temporary disappointments and defeats.”
    Jim Rohn
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  • “We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve."
    Maxwell Maltz
    - Author of "Psycho-Cybernetics"
  • “A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.”
    Mary Kay Ash
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  • “It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you."
    Zig Ziglar
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  • “Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde
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  • “A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition."
    William Arthur Ward
    - Author, Editor and Teacher