Posts Tagged: gain wisdom

Use Failure Like a Stepping Stone

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or

Use Failure Like a Stepping Stone

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or

The Best Business Strategy

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” ~ Michael LeBoeuf, Business Author, Consultant & Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans

The Best Business Strategy

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” ~ Michael LeBoeuf, Business Author, Consultant & Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans

30% Off Top

“Pay yourself first: With every $1 that comes in the household, take 30% off the top, 10% could go to your investment account, 10% to your savings and %10 to a charity. Pay yourself for your future first. Get into

30% Off Top

“Pay yourself first: With every $1 that comes in the household, take 30% off the top, 10% could go to your investment account, 10% to your savings and %10 to a charity. Pay yourself for your future first. Get into

Your Body is Listening

“Your body hears everything your mind says.” ~ Naomi Judd, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist, Author & Motivational Speaker

Your Body is Listening

“Your body hears everything your mind says.” ~ Naomi Judd, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist, Author & Motivational Speaker

Control the Flames

“Walking through this life is really walking through fire. As you get older, you realize there are fire extinguishers. You do have an ability to control the flames.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

Control the Flames

“Walking through this life is really walking through fire. As you get older, you realize there are fire extinguishers. You do have an ability to control the flames.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

The Lessons of ‘Failure’

“It’s fine to celebrate success, yet it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates, a.k.a. William Henry Gates III Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Co-Founder of Microsoft & Philanthropist

The Lessons of ‘Failure’

“It’s fine to celebrate success, yet it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ~ Bill Gates, a.k.a. William Henry Gates III Business Magnate, Entrepreneur, Investor, Author, Co-Founder of Microsoft & Philanthropist

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

Innocence of Kids

“Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.” ~ Tony Danza, a.k.a Antonio Salvatore Iadanza Actor, Television Personality, Tap Dancer, Boxer, Teacher

A Million Dollars’ Worth of Love

“The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars’ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t

A Million Dollars’ Worth of Love

“The only way to get love is to be lovable. It’s very irritating if you have a lot of money. You’d like to think you could write a check: ‘I’ll buy a million dollars’ worth of love.’ But it doesn’t

Walking Away

“Most of the time, people say negative things for a reaction, and I can’t even bear to give them the satisfaction. So, there’s something that I gain from feeling like I’m the bigger person, from walking away from a situation.”

Walking Away

“Most of the time, people say negative things for a reaction, and I can’t even bear to give them the satisfaction. So, there’s something that I gain from feeling like I’m the bigger person, from walking away from a situation.”

Cognizant of Self & The Enemy

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” ~ Sun Tzu, a.k.a. Sun Wu General, Military Strategist & Philosopher

Cognizant of Self & The Enemy

“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” ~ Sun Tzu, a.k.a. Sun Wu General, Military Strategist & Philosopher

Love: More Than Attraction

“Love comes to everybody in many different ways. Attraction is always the first thing, no? But love must be more than that. It must be magic.” ~ Julio Iglesias, a.k.a. Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva Singer, Songwriter, Guinness Record

Love: More Than Attraction

“Love comes to everybody in many different ways. Attraction is always the first thing, no? But love must be more than that. It must be magic.” ~ Julio Iglesias, a.k.a. Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva Singer, Songwriter, Guinness Record

Learn Something Every Day

“Even now, at 82 years old, if I don’t learn something every day, you know what I think? It’s a day lost.” ~ B. B. King, a.k.a. Riley Benjamin King Blues Singer, Electric Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Co-Founder –

Learn Something Every Day

“Even now, at 82 years old, if I don’t learn something every day, you know what I think? It’s a day lost.” ~ B. B. King, a.k.a. Riley Benjamin King Blues Singer, Electric Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Co-Founder –

The Journey That Teaches

“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” ~ Drake, a.k.a. Aubrey Drake Graham Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer & Actor

The Journey That Teaches

“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” ~ Drake, a.k.a. Aubrey Drake Graham Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer & Actor

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

A Lot of Things, A Lot of People

“I pray every night, sometimes long prayers about a lot of things and a lot of people, but I don’t talk about it or brag about it because that’s between God and me, and I’m no better than anybody else

A Lot of Things, A Lot of People

“I pray every night, sometimes long prayers about a lot of things and a lot of people, but I don’t talk about it or brag about it because that’s between God and me, and I’m no better than anybody else

Be Beautiful & Brainy

“I was a little fat pudgy kid with big thick glasses, and I was quiet and never said a word, you know – teachers loved me, straight-A student. Growing up in Texas, you were either pretty or smart. Smart didn’t

Be Beautiful & Brainy

“I was a little fat pudgy kid with big thick glasses, and I was quiet and never said a word, you know – teachers loved me, straight-A student. Growing up in Texas, you were either pretty or smart. Smart didn’t

Protectors of Our Liberty

“Celebrate those who protect our liberty.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) goo.gl/u7Obcu

Protectors of Our Liberty

“Celebrate those who protect our liberty.” ~ John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963) goo.gl/u7Obcu

Our Liberty

“As government expands, liberty contracts.” ~ Ronald Reagan , Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989) goo.gl/u7Obcu “”

Our Liberty

“As government expands, liberty contracts.” ~ Ronald Reagan , Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States (1/20/1981–1/20/1989) goo.gl/u7Obcu “”

All the Things Guaranteed

“Socialists can provide you shelter, fill your belly with bacon and beans, treat you when you’re ill; all the things guaranteed to a prisoner or a slave.” ~ Ronald Reagan , Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975)

All the Things Guaranteed

“Socialists can provide you shelter, fill your belly with bacon and beans, treat you when you’re ill; all the things guaranteed to a prisoner or a slave.” ~ Ronald Reagan , Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975)

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

Small Things, Good Things

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

Small Things, Good Things

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

A Vote FOR Them Without Voting

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” ~ George Jean Nathan, Drama Critic & Magazine Editor

A Vote FOR Them Without Voting

“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” ~ George Jean Nathan, Drama Critic & Magazine Editor

Work the Democracy

“I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course IT doesn’t work. WE are supposed to work it.” ~ Alexander Humphreys Woollcott, Drama Critic, Essayist, Playwright, Editor, Actor, Raconteur & Radio Personality

Work the Democracy

“I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course IT doesn’t work. WE are supposed to work it.” ~ Alexander Humphreys Woollcott, Drama Critic, Essayist, Playwright, Editor, Actor, Raconteur & Radio Personality

Making Our Voices Heard, Now

“People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote – a very

Making Our Voices Heard, Now

“People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote – a very