Thoughts on Discouragement
Vision without action is daydream. Action without vision is nightmare.
Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
A dead fish will float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim against the current.
Some succeed because they are destined, but most succeed because they are determined to.
I do not pray that my burdens be lifted - I only pray for strength to lift.
When in trouble, to be troubled is to have your trouble doubled.
How do you know you're at the end of your rope? It may be at the beginning.
If it doesn't do any good to get discouraged. The only thing that works is work.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
It is a healthy symptom when a man is dissatisfied without being discouraged.
Don't get discouraged - it's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.
Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.
When you are discouraged because you are in a valley, remember that every valley reaches up to the hills.
If counting our blessings helps us overcome discouragement, it is because by doing so. We realize we have had success and therein we find self-encouragement.
is stick ability without the stick.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.
Objections are just the beginning of your another stage of your sales process. Welcome them instead of treating them as your enemy.
Great leaders don't tell you what to do, they show you how it done.
Leadership is more who you are than what you do.
The three ‘C’s’ of leadership are Consideration, Caring, and Courtesy. Be polite to everyone.
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.
Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.
You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
Leaders set high standards. Refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.
A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.
Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times in the search to invent the electric light bulb.
Abraham Lincoln failed over and over by losing many elections, having failed businesses, going bankrupt, having a nervous breakdown. But they were just steps to his success.
Trouble is nothing -- no-thing. So, you see, trouble can't trouble you if you don't trouble it. The old saying is, 'Never trouble trouble until it troubles you.'