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Many a time we have desired to go that road which is less travelled, or we caught in the middle of nowhere or we have just reached the top of the mountain and we can’t stand the breeze of success as we often over excited. In every situation you might be in, there has always been someone who has been there before us and the good thing is that these people left some footprints, for us to follow or some words for us to always listen to. It is these marks that will give us the zeal and energy to do more and successfully. Motivation is no doubt the fuel to your mind, that every day you supposed to be motivated. Get these quotes, proverbs and thoughts to kickstart you into the positive direction. Know them, recite them and the greatest of all apply them. It is my sincere hope that this book will never leave you the same --------TINASHE BONDE

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SUCCESS QUOTES

It is no doubt that everyone wants to be successful in life, and the road to success is usually less travelled though a lot might want to go there, but very few will get there. We have some thoughts on the way up the ladder and what true success means becausesuccessis very subjective. Discover true success thoughts and quotes here.

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People become successful the minute they decide to. - Harvey Mackay

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.----Bill Gates

Successful people tend to become more successful because they are always thinking about their successes. ----- Brian Tracy

For I can do ALL things through Christ who gives me strength. - Philippians 4:13

People with goals succeed because they know where they are going. - Earl Nightingale

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Happiness is the highest level of success.

He who dares, wins. - Winston Churchill

To me, a winner is someone who recognizes their God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses those skills to accomplish his goals. Even when I lost, I learned what my weaknesses were and I went out the next day to turn those weaknesses into strengths. -----Larry Bird

To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart. ― Thomas Watson, Sr.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ― Mark Twain

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Champions aren´t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them –a desire, a dream and a vision. ― Muhammad Ali

80% of success is showing up. - Woody Allen

God created all men equal. Why do some accomplish far greater accomplishments then others? Because they had a vision, a desire, and they took action. ----- Thomas J. Vilord

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. - Jim Rohn

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. -Frank Lloyd Wright

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Success is a piece of mind which is a direct result of the self-satisfaction knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. - John Wooden

Success in the end erases all the mistakes along the way. - Chinese Proverb

Destiny is not a matter of chance; it's a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for; it is a thing to be achieved. - Jeremy Kitson

Real success is finding your life work in the work that you love. - David McCullough

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving; they make mistakes, but they do not quit. - Conrad Hilton

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The path to success is to take massive determined action. --- Anthony Robbins

I have failed over and over again. That is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan

We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things if the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winters evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; they nurse them through bad days until they bring them to the sunshine and the light that always comes to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true. ------Woodrow Wilson

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.-----George Bernard Shaw

Success in the end erases all the mistakes along the way. - Chinese Proverb

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AFRICAN PROVERBS

The African People have been known to be guided with certain proverbs and idioms, and these have been used since time immemorial to guide people, advise them, warn, celebrate success and many more. In short these have been part of the African daily life and they can be summed up to be words of Wisdom

We have complied a list of common proverbs from Africa and their origins.

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iving hands receive UGANDAN

est cannot shorten the way; going ahead does. TSONGA (MOZAMBIQUE)

D hand.

o not run after a hen with salt in your

THONGA (ZIMBABWE and SOUTH AFRICA)

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he who wants all, tells the rest to be contented. UGANDAN

atience is the key to solving all problems. (Sudan)

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stone is never overturned by the wind. (Democratic Republic

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of the Congo)

the one without money but the one without vision. (Ghana)

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he hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds. (Uganda)

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hen there is peace in the community,

the chief does not carry a shield. (Uganda)

The poorest person in the world is not

gift is a gift, and a purchase is a purchase; so no one will thank you for saying ‘I sold it you very cheap.’ YORUBA (BENIN, NIGERIA and TOGO)

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t takes two to make a quarrel.(Ivory Coast)

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utual affection gives each his share.(Ivory

Coast)

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f you offend, ask for pardon; if you are

offended,forgive.(Ethi opia)

eeing is better than

hearing.(Nigeria)

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uarrels end, but words once spoken never die.(Sierra Leone)

D

looking to your own.(Tanzania)

o not mend your neighbor’s fence before

A

half loaf is better than no

bread.(Zululand)

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he who has not reached her destination never gets tired. (Kenya)

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P

good chief is like a strong tree

rovided no person stunts or destroys a sprouting palm seed, it will definitely grow into a palm tree. (Nigeria)

with many branches: people like to sit in its shade. (South Africa)

I

n order to find what we need when we want it, we put all that we need in a bundle. (Ghana)

P

atience is the key to solving all problems. (Sudan)

A

little leaven smoothes away the whole lump.(Ivory Coast)

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ot to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.(Nigeria) WWW.AFRICANPRIDEMOTIVATION.BLOGSPOT.COM

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he small gazelle runs to save its life, but the lion chases to fill its belly. (Ethiopia)

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ine words do not produce food.(Nigeria)

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T

he river may be

wide, but it can be Crossed. (Cote d'Ivoire)

B

before healing others, heal

yourself.(Nigeria)

uch talking does not make you a leader. (Uganda) If the townspeople are happy, look for the chief. (Liberia)

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hen thrown into the sea the stone said, ‘After all, this is also a home.’ UGANDAN)

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LEADERSHIP QUOTES

It is no doubt Leadership is the most discussed topic but least understood topic in this world and we have just compiled again some leadership quotes and thoughts which could help you understand this divergent topic.

Leadership is the capacity to influence others and in the new psychology of leadership, a leader should be seen as We and never to be I, meaning the decision are motivated by the group’s success rather than personal gains.

Also another thought is that we lead people and manage resources.

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Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.----Dwight Eisenhower

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt

Always do right. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Mark Twain

What makes leadership is the ability to get people to do what they don't want to do and like it. Harry Truman

Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the selfesteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish. Sam Walton

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. WWW.AFRICANPRIDEMOTIVATION.BLOGSPOT.COM

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

Knowing that we can make a difference in this world is a great motivator. How can we know this and not be involved? Susan Jeffers

Don't let anything stop you. There will be times when you'll be disappointed, but you can't stop. Make yourself the very best that you can make of what you are. The very best. Sadie T. Alexander

Everyone is born a leaders, go your way but be responsible Tinashe Bonde

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John C Maxwell

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Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results-----Albert

To be a leader, you must stand for something, or you will fall for anything. ---- Anthony Pagano

Einstein

God created all men equal. Why do some accomplish far greater accomplishments then others? Because they had a vision, a desire, and they took action.--- Thomas J.

Imagination rules the world. ----- Napoleon Bonaparte

Vilord

Nobody has ever expected me to be president. In my poor, lean lank face nobody has ever seen that any cabbages were sprouting.----Abraham Lincoln

By the skilful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.----

Aldorf Hitler

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