There are two rules for success. First rule: Never tell everything you know.

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Every single person I know who is successful at what they do is successful because they love doing it.

Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
– By Robert T. Kiyosaki

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
– By Thomas Edison

Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.
– By John F. Kennedy

The biggest failure you can have in life is not trying at all.
-By Emil Motycka

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
-By George Burns

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.
-By Bertrand Russell

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
-By Aristotle

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
-By Stanislaw Lem

A ship in harbor is safe. But that’s now what ships are built for.
-By William Shedd

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
-By Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I think it’s wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly.
– By Steven Wright

Ever notice how it’s a penny for your thoughts, yet you put in your two-cents? Someone is making a penny on the deal.
– By Steven Wright

Catch a man a fish, and you can sell it to him. Teach a man to fish, and you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
– By Karl (maybe Groucho) Marx

I used to sell furniture for a living. The trouble was, it was my own.
– By Les Dawson

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
– By Robert Frost

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
-By Agatha Christie

Hire character. Train skill.
-By Peter Schultz

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
-By Dwight D. Eisenhower

You’ve got to stop doing all the things that people have tried, tested, and found out don’t work.
-By Michael Dunlop

The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least possible amount of squawking.

Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.
-By Babe Ruth

You should always stay hungry. Stay hungry, so you can eat.
– By Syed Balkhi

If you’re not living life on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
-By Peter Drucker

I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.
-By Donald Trump

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.
– Chinese Proverb

If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want one hundred years of prosperity, grow people.
– Chinese Proverb

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
– Japanese Proverb

Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.
– Chinese Proverb

A bad workman blames his tools.

When you see an opportunity that you believe is compelling and large, it’s hard not to think about it and take action to pursue it.
– By Tim Schigel, Founder, ShareThis; Fund Manager, Cintrifuse

I’ll confess that when Conifer Health became a reality, I felt the same pride and purpose I felt when I cut my first yard.
–By Stephen Mooney, President and CEO, Conifer Health Solutions

It was one of those things that I couldn’t not do.
–By Rob Daley, CEO, 4Moms

What we do isn’t rocket science, so we look for the right attitude first and foremost. The best skill set in the world can’t make up for a lack of passion, enthusiasm and good humor.
–By Natasha and Chris Ashton, Co-founders and CoCEOs, Petplan pet insurance