Sunday, April 10, 2005

Success Quotes-7

This is the seventh in a multi-part series of some of my favorite success and inspiration quotations. I hope you enjoy them:

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. Ralph Waldo Emerson

He that can heroically endure adversity will bear prosperity with equal greatest of the soul; for the mind that cannot be dejected by the former is not likely to be transported without the latter. Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hitch your wagon to a star. Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine. Ralph Waldo Emerson

In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Meek young men grow up in libraries, believing it their duty to accept the views which Cicero, which Locke, which Bacon, have given, forgetful that Cicero, Locke, and Bacon were only young men in libraries, when they wrote these books. Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity. Ralph Waldo Emerson

None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper, which is heard by him alone. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Property is an intellectual production. The game requires coolness, right reasoning, promptness, and patience in the players.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Reality is a sliding door. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Science does not know its debt to imagination. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson

So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so much in retrospect, that the amount of each person's genius is confined to a very few hours. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said to-day. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ancestor of every action is a thought. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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