“The safety of a republic depends essentially on the energy of a common national sentiment; on a uniformity of principles and habits; on the exemption of the citizens from foreign bias, and prejudice; and on that love of country which will almost invariably be found to be closely connected with birth, education and family.”
~ Alexander Hamilton
Statesman, Politician, Legal Scholar, Military Commander, Lawyer, Banker, Economist, Founding Fathers of the United States, Founder – Federalist Party, Founder – United States Coast Guard, Founder – New York Post, Founder – Bank of New York & 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (9/11/1789–1/31/1795)
“Don”t just pray because it’s a habit. Talk. Have a conversation.”
~ Blair Underwood,
Actor (Television, Film & Stage), Director, Philanthropist,
1993 Humanitarian Award (1993), NAACP Image Awards (3X) & Grammy Award
“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 a habit of doing it with every single
Dollar, Pound, Peso, Euro, whatever it is.”
~ Kim Kiyosaki,
Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker & Investor
“Winners make a habit of manufacturing
their own positive expectations in advance of the event.”
~ Brian Tracy,
Author, Keynote Speaker,
Entrepreneur & Business Coach
“With each new painting, I challenge myself
to do something — anything — that I’ve never done before.
This game keeps me from falling into habitual ruts
and places me on the edge of what is known.
Inevitably, this keeps my painting process very interesting!“
~ Flora Bowley,
Painter. Teacher & Author
“I insist on a lot of time being spent, almost every day, to just sit and think. That is very uncommon in American business. I read and think. So, I do more reading and thinking, and make less impulse decisions than most people in business. I do it because I like this kind of life.”
~ Warren Edward Buffett,
Business Magnate, Investor,
Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation
“Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions.
Watch your actions for they become habits.
Watch your habits for they
Watch your character for it becomes your destiny.”
“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.”
~ Robert Collier, Author
“I never could have done what I have done
without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence,
without the determination to concentrate myself
on one subject at a time.”