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Old 01-16-12, 10:12 AM   #1
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1. The acquisition of knowledge doesnít mean youíre growing.* Growing happens when what you know changes how you live.
2. You canít have good ideas unless youíre willing to generate a lot of bad ones.
3. A good idea without action is worth nothing.
4. Change is often resisted when it is needed the most.
5. Discipline is choosing what you want most over what you want right now.* Read
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
6. People seldom do things to the best of their ability.* They do things to the best of their willingness.
7. You canít change other people; you can only offer guidance, and lead by example.
8. Right now, thereís a lot you donít know.* And if you never challenge your own beliefs, the list will never shrink.
9. If youíre talking to someone you donít know well, you may be talking to someone who knows way more about the topic of conversation than you do.
10. The most common and harmful addiction in the world is the draw of comfort.
11. Growth begins at the end of your comfort zone.* Stepping outside of your comfort zone will put things into perspective from an angle you canít grasp
now.
12. When you spend time worrying, youíre simply using your imagination to create things you donít want.
13. Itís usually only as good or bad as you think it is.* Most of what we see is only what we think about what we see.
14. Most of the bad things you worry about will never happen.* Most of the bad things that do happen will have never have crossed your worried mind.
15. Some circumstances are uncontrollable, but we can always decide how we react to those circumstances.
16. Those who complain the most, accomplish the least.
17. Whenever somebody discredits you, and tells you that you canít do something, keep in mind that they are speaking from within the boundaries of their
own limitations.
18. Every problem you have in your life right now is your responsibility, regardless of who initially caused it.
19. Itís not so much about finding opportunities as it is about creating them.
20. Having a plan, even a flawed one at first, is better than no plan at all.
21. Paving your own road is intelligent only if nobody has gone exactly where you are going.
22. What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.
23. What you donít start today wonít be finished by tomorrow.
24. If youíre waiting for the perfect conditions, ideas or plans to get started, youíll never achieve anything.
25. Doing something and getting it wrong is at least ten times more productive than doing nothing.
26. Putting something off makes it instantly harder and scarier.
27. You cannot change what you refuse to confront.
28. If you keep doing what youíre doing, youíll keep getting what youíre getting.
29. The harder you work, the luckier you will become.
30. Kindness and hard work together will always carry you farther than intelligence.
31. Lots of successful people have failed as many times as they have succeeded.
32. Failures are simply lessons that help you prepare for next time.
33. Being successful is a journey, not a destination.
34. To be successful does not mean you have to dominate others; it means you have to dominate your own potential.
35. Your success isnít just about you.* Itís about how you positively impact the lives around you.
36. Being busy and being productive are two different things.
37. Being happy and being successful are
two different things.
38. You have every right to be happy, but itís up to YOU and only YOU to exercise that right.* Read
Stumbling on Happiness.
39. Everyone you meet is better than you at something.* We all have different strengths.* What worked for someone else might not work for you.
40. When youíre worried about what others think of you, youíre really just worried about what you think of yourself.
41. The bad news: nothing is permanent.* The good news: nothing is permanent.
42. You donít have to settle.* Itís simply a choice you make every day.* If you donít like your life, then itís time to start making changes and better
choices.
43. Thereís no such thing as Ďrisk free.í* Everything you do or donít do has an inherent risk.
44. No matter how smart you are, you will make mistakes.
45. Problems, when they arise, are rarely as painful and hurtful as the process of fearing them.
46. Confusion isnít a bad thing.* It means youíre growing and thinking.
47. Just because you can doesnít mean you should.
48. In the beginning, you need to say ďyesĒ to a lot of things to discover and establish your goals.* Later on, you need to say ďnoĒ to a lot of things
and concentrate on your goals.
49. Even if it doesnít cost any money, itís not free if it takes up your time.
50. No matter how you make a living or who you think you work for, you only work for one person, yourself.* The big question is:*
What are you selling, and to whom?
that matters to you, that moment is now.
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51. Money makes life easier only when itís yours free and clear.* The stress of financial debt can change a person.
52. The fewer possessions you own, the more you will use and enjoy them.
53. Life is not easy, especially when you plan on achieving something worthwhile.
54. There is good reason why you should wake each morning and mindfully consider what and who you will give your day to:* Because unlike other things in
life - love, money, respect, good health, hope, opportunities, and many more - time is the one thing you can never get back once itís gone.
55. Cutting your losses is often better than the alternative.
56. We sometimes do things that are permanently foolish just because we are temporarily upset.
57. Screaming at people always makes things worse.
58. Everyone likes a person who gets straight to the point.
59. First impressions are oftentimes inaccurate judgments of a personís true character.
60. When youíre up, your friends know who you are.* When youíre down, you know who your friends are.
61. If someone wants you in their life, theyíll make room for you.* You shouldnít have to fight for a spot.
62. When someone truly loves you, they donít ever have to say a word.* You will be able to tell simply by the way they treat you over the long-term.
63. We rarely lose friends, we usually just figure out who our real ones are.
64. Just because one person doesnít seem to care for you, doesnít mean you should forget about everyone else who does.
65. Family isnít always blood.* Theyíre the people in your life who want you in theirs Ė the ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you
no matter what.
66. Good looks attracts the eyes.* Personality attracts the heart.
67. In human relationships, distance is not measured in miles but in affection.* Two people can be right next to each other, yet miles apart.
68. Being nice to someone you dislike doesnít mean youíre fake.* It means youíre mature enough to control your emotions.
69. If you arenít happy being single, you wonít be happy in a relationship.* You have to create your own life first before you can share it with someone
else.
70. Whenever you hate someone or something, you are giving that person or thing a piece of your heart.* Read
The Road Less Traveled.
71. Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.
72. Itís better to be alone than to be in bad company.
73. Saying ďnoĒ to right people gives you the time and resources required to say ďyesĒ to right opportunities.
74. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.
75. You can raise the bar or you can wait for others to raise it.* Either way, itís getting raised.
76. In life you get what you put in.* If you want love, give love.* If you want friends, be friendly.* If you want money, provide value.* It really is this
simple.
77. Cynicism might seem warranted at times, but itís never useful.
78. Everyone dies, some sooner than later, and often unexpectedly.* To know this means you are alive, with a chance to make the time you have left count.
79. You are in competition with one person and one person only Ė yourself.* You are competing to be the best you can be.
80. Trying to be somebody youíre not is a sure path to self-hate, and a waste of the person you are.
81. Itís better to be disliked for who you are than to be liked for who you are not.
82. Giving up doesnít always mean youíre weak, sometimes it means you are strong enough and smart enough to let go.
83. Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly.
84. You canít make the same exact mistake twice. The second time you make it, itís no longer a mistake, itís a choice.
85. Not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
86. You never have to deal with more than one moment at a time.
87. Many of the greatest lessons we learn in life we donít seek on purpose.
88. You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
89. A harsh fact of life:* Bad things do happen to good people.
90. Regardless of the situation, the sun rises the next day and life goes on.
91. You never know how strong you really are until
being strong
is the only choice you have.
92. We end up regretting the things you did NOT do far more than the things you did.
93. We meet no ordinary people in our lives.* If you give them a chance, everyone has something amazing to offer.
94. Every passing face on the street represents a story every bit as compelling and complicated as yours.
95. People are not as beautiful as they look, as they walk, or as they talk.* They are only as beautiful as they love, as they care, and as they share.
96. Silence is often the loudest cry.* So pay attention to those you care about.
97. Making one person smile can
change the world.
Maybe not the whole world, but their world.
98. Blowing out anotherís candle will not make yours shine brighter.
99. No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isnít trying.
100. Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
101. Life is short.* If there was ever a moment to follow your passion and do something that matters to you, that moment is now.
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Thanks for this.
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u made these by yourself?
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u made these by yourself?
no... got them from somewhere else.

not clever enough to make them
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17. Whenever somebody discredits you, and tells you that you canít do something, keep in mind that they are speaking from within the boundaries of their
own limitations.
I just saved this in my phone memo. The road less travelled is an amazing self help book .

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Thanks a ton, so true and every point is a fact.Made my day!
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Thanks, this really helped me to stop my selfpityparty:)
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In human relationships, distance is not measured in miles but in affection.* Two people can be right next to each other, yet miles apart.
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