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Even More Wise sayings

Updated on May 17, 2010

Wise Old Men and Women once said

I was feeling a little demotivated and thought i might share a few bits of wisdom I picked up along the way with other hubbers.

Henry Longfellow once said - Perserverance is a great element of success.If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Orison Sweet Marden once said - The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add to it another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably through thought and act.

Aristotle once said - Our actions determine our dispositions.

Henri-Frederic Amiel once said - Action is but coarsened thought - thought becomes concrete, obscure and unconcious.

Will Rogers once said - Happiness is an attitude.Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Zig Ziglar once said - Motivation fuels the attitude thaat builds the confidence necessary to sustain the persistence.

Tom Hopkins once said - List all the things you must do tomorrow to make the most of that day.Then number them in order of importance.

Baruch Spimoza once said - I have taken great care not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.

Lauren Bacall once said - I am not a has been, I am a will be.

Anonymous - Its the start that stops most people.

Anonymous - A man that wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been sleeping.

Tom Hopkins once said - The will to achieve is not something that can be imposedon anyone form the outside, that drive must come from within.

Anonymous - Few things are more powerful than a positve push.

Anonymous - From small beginnings come great things.

W Clement Stone once said - No matter how carefully you plan your goals, they will never be more than pipe dreams uless you pursue them with gusto.

William Hazlitt once said - We never do anything until we cease to think about the manner in which to do it.

Anonymous - Some thing is not begun at all unitl it is half completed.

Failure is an opportunity to practice your technique and perfect your performance.

George Washington once said - Discipline is the soul of an army.It makes small numbersĀ  formidable, procures success to the weak and esteem to all.

Rob Gilbert once said - The four surefire rules for success are 1.Show up.2.Pay attention.3.Ask questions.4.Don't quit.

more motivational sayings

True hapiness is the highest form of self-sacrifice.True hapiness is somewhere beyond knowing.Beyond self.All the more so when you bring joy to others. - R.Tzvi Freeman

Optimists enrich the present,enhance the future, challenge the improbable and attain the impossible. - William Arthur Ward

Happiness grows at our own firesides and is not to be picked in our neighbours gardens. Douglas Jerrould

Use what you have to run towards your best, that's how I now live my life. - Oprah Winfrey

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory. - Marcus Tillius Cicero

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words, It is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves.The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.- Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. - Ambrose Redmoon

The strength of a nation derives form the integrity of the home. - Confucious

Be like a postage stmap, stick to it until you get there. - Bob Proctor

Will add some more as I come across them.Thanks for reading, hope you enjoyed.

My favourite - There is no knowledge that is not power.

Know any good saying that you found helpful.Please feel free to share with other hubbers

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    • Dale Nelson profile imageAUTHOR

      Dale Nelson 

      9 years ago from South Africa

      Thanks Jiberish.Sometimes I think the sane ones are in the asylums not having to worry about life and its speed bumps.

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      9 years ago from florida

      Very interesting Hub. I love twisting them around, it keeps me sane.


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