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“Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.� Francis Bacon, Sr.


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“Always carry a notebook. And I mean always. The short-term memory only retains information for three minutes. Unless it is committed to paper you can lose an idea for ever.� Will Self


“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu


“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” Zig Ziglar


“Stay hungry. Stay foolish.” Steve Jobs


“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.� Mark Twain


“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” Henry Ford


“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” Gloria Steinem


“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump


“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan


“Never, never, never give up.� Winston Churchill


“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.� Napoleon Hill


“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.� Chinese Proverb


“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.� Aristotle


“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt


“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” George Adair


“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” Booker Taliaferro Washington


“I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” Wayne Gretzky


“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Edison


“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.� Zig Ziglar


“I think anything is possible if you have the mindset and the will and desire to do it and put the time in.� Roger Clemens


“Leadership is doing what is right when no one is watching.� George Van Valkenburg


“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.” Napoléon Bonaparte


“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Steve Jobs


“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou


“Never give up, because you never know if the next try is going to be the one that works.” Mary Kay Ash


“Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.� Dale Carnegie


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


“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” David Rockefeller


“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.� Henry Ford


“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” Robert Kiyosaki


“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.� Dale Carnegie


“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” Francis Bacon, Sr.


“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.� Henry Ford


“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.� Richard Branson


“I’m a great believer in luck, and find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” Thomas Jefferson


“Greatness is won, not awarded.” Guy Kawasaki


“I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.� Pablo Picasso


“What is not started will never get finished� Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said ‘faster horses’.” Henry Ford


“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing it is stupid� Albert Einstein


“Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.� Chinese Proverb


“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.� Albert Einstein


“Many of life’s failures are people who didn’t realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas Edison


“Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.� Brian Tracy


“Every artist was first an amateur.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Some 80% of your life is spent working. You want to have fun at home; why shouldn’t you have fun at work?” Richard Branson


“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and falling over.” Richard Branson


“Trust your instincts.” Estée Lauder


“When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.” Josh James


“Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.� Seth Godin


“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.� Richard Branson


“Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.� Napoleon Hill


“A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.� Max Lucado


“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.� John Quincy Adams


“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.� Clive Staples Lewis


“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.� Michael Jordan


“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” Jeff Bezos


“The greatest teacher I know is the job itself.” James Cash Penney


“Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” George Allen, Sr.


“A person’s success in life can be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have.” Tim Ferriss


“One key to entrepreneurial success is to get a great group of people around you who believe in your idea.� Richard Branson


“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.� Biz Stone


“The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.” Seth Godin


“When I’m old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say ‘wow, that was an adventure,’ not ‘wow, I sure felt safe.’ ” Tom Preston-Werner


“All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.� Reid Hoffman


“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” André Gide


“Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.� Peter Drucker


“Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.� Robert Kiyosaki


“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” Willie Nelson


“Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.� Thomas John Watson, Sr


“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.� Walt Disney


“Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.” Cher


“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” Billie Burke


“A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.” Madonna


“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it all within yourself, in your way of thinking.� Marcus Aurelius


“The entrepreneur always searches for change, responds to it, and exploits it as an opportunity.� Peter Drucker


“The details are not the details. They make the design.� Charles Eames


“To have a great idea, have a lot of them.” Thomas Edison


“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.� Winston Churchill


“Screw it, let’s do it.” Richard Branson


“If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” Lemony Snicket


“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand


“Writing is thinking on paper.� William Knowlton Zinsser


“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.� Winston Churchill


“Writing is the basis of all wealth.” Jeffrey Gitomer


“Writing is the painting of the voice.� Voltaire


“I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” Flannery O’Connor


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