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Quotes for Inspiration and Your Web Site - July 05

Something to think about. Entrepreneur Anthony Robbins says People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals—that is, goals that do not inspire them. Are you inspired?

I also like what Joseph Campbell has to say concerning being yourself. The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Joseph Campbell(1904-1987), was a American teacher, storyteller and mythology expert. His interviews with Bill Moyer of PBS concerning mythoology are still shown today on Bill Moyer's NOW program.

Earning a living

I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live.
—Oscar Wilde

Money isn’t the most important thing in life, but it’s reasonably close to oxygen on the “gotta have it” scale.
—Zig Ziglar

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.
—Winston Churchill


If I’m going to do something, I do it spectacularly or I don’t do it at all.
—Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.
—Michael Dell

Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we all did the things we are capa­ble of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
—Thomas Edison

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
—Thomas Jefferson

A man must sit with his mouth open for a long time before a roast duck flies in.
—Chinese proverb


If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it, even if I did not have the ability in the beginning.
—Mahatma Gandhi


Courage is going from failure to fail­ure without losing enthusiasm.
—Winston Churchill


Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.
—Winston Churchill


A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
—Rupert Hughes


People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals—that is, goals that do not inspire them.
—Anthony Robbins

Be yourself

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
—Joseph Campbell

Author Josephine Carlton has written a lovely book titled Life Messages for Moms Inspiration for a Mother's Spirit. Available from Barnes and Noble

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