Success quotes

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~~ Woody Allen

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” ~~ Woody Allen

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” ~~ Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison
“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.” ~~ Jesse Jackson

Intelligence Quotes

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

Ask the young. They know everything.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~~Richard Feynman

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater.”~~   Albert Einstein

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

“You can educate a fool, but you cannot make him think.” ~~ The Talmud

“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.” ~~ Anatole France

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.” ~~
Niels Bohr
“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” ~~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” ~~ Confucius

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” ~~ John F. Kennedy

“If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

A consistent thinker is a thoughtless person, because he conforms to a pattern; he repeats phrases and thinks in a groove.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.” ~~ Bertrand Russell

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” ~~   George Santayana

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” ~~   Confucius

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~~ Aristotle

“It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” ~~ Alec
“The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.” ~~ Allan Bloom

If you worked hard on waking up as you do to discover facebook tricks and facebooking, your name would go in the punctuality archives forever.  Tumaini maluki
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” ~~ Albert Einstein

Achievement Quotes
“The single greatest effect on student achievement is not race, it is not poverty — it is the effectiveness of the teacher.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“It is the teacher — what the teacher knows and can do — that is the most significant factor in student achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.” ~~ Napolean Hill

“Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s level of aspiration and expectation.”~~ Jack Nicklaus

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ” ~~ Dr. Seuss-- 

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

"If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything."

-- Win Borden

"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." ~~ Anne Frank

Do what you want!
$100,000 dollar income would be nice wouldn't it? But that doesn't make a person happy, in the end, only you can make yourself happy, so do what you want as a job, and if you like it you will succeed in life. You might not die a millionaire but you will at least die a happy person.

The struggle ends when the gratitude begins.
- Neale Donald Walsch

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

"Patience serves as a protection against wrongs as clothes do
against cold. For if you put on more clothes as the cold
increases, it will have no power to hurt you. So in like
manner you must grow in patience when you meet with great
wrongs, and they will be powerless to vex your mind."

"A great teacher never strives to explain her vision: she simply invites you to stand beside her and see for yourself." ~~ Rev. R. Inman

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the
whole staircase."

-- Martin Luther King,

"Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault." ~~ David M. Burns

"The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities
there are to laugh at it."

-- Bill Nye

"Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world." ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Always do the best you can, and everything else will take care of itself.
Focus your energies on doing what you can, rather than worrying about what you can't.

"There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a
hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud."

-- Carl Sandburg

"Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater." ~~ Gail Godwin

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
~ Anaïs Nin

I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like
something you've earned."

-- Frank Howard Clark

"Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself." ~~ Chinese Proverb

Simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Angel Ruiz

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry,
and one who has any faith in God should be
ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas Gandhi

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

"I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods
when I nod; my shadow does that much better."


Energy and persistence conquer all things. -Benjamin Franklin

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. -Eleanor Roosevelt
The energy of the mind is the essence of life. -Aristotle
Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. -Oprah Winfrey
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. -Albert Camus
Goals help you channel your energy into action. -Les Brown
Without passion you dont have energy, without energy you have nothing. -Donald Trump
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win. -Denis Waitley
We need to become energy independent or at least aspire to that. -Thomas Friedman
It’s a kind of philosophy of my own life, to create the energy enough to keep on going. -Ernie Banks
Put good energy out. Get good energy back. -Lawrence Tierney
And what is a man without energy? Nothing – nothing at all. -Mark Twain
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have. -Norman Vincent Peale
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don’t work. -Jerry Gillies
In essence, everything is energy and cannot be destroyed. -Ted Andrews
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. Everything is possible. -Paulo Coelho