Inspiration Archive

DINC’s Inspiration Archive:

“Don’t grow old without money, honey.” – Lena Horne, Singer

“I’ve never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is only a temporary situation.” – Mike Todd, Film Producer

“Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage one has to bet on one’s ideas, to take the calculated risk – and act.” – Andre’ Malraux

“Those who cannot adjust to change will be swept aside by it. Those who recognize change and react accordingly will benefit.” – Jim Rogers, Financer

“Any crusade requires optimism and the ambition to aim high.” – Paul Allen RIP

“Certainly the game is rigged. Don’t let that stop you; if you don’t bet, you can’t win.” – Lazarus Long

“Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. McIntyre

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.” – General George S. Patton

“Plunge into the deep without fear, with the gladness of April in your heart.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“The worst thing that happens to you may be the best thing for you if you don’t let it get the best of you.” – Will Rogers

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.” – WC Fields

“Failure is impossible.” – Susan B. Anthony, Suffragist

“When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word “succeed,” you find that it simply means to follow through.” – F.W. Nichol, businessman

“If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong, writer

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway, writer

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London, writer

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein, Physicist 

“Forget past mistakes. Forget past failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” – Will Durant. Historian.

“A good plan violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” – George S. Patton Jr., U.S. Army General

“There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start.” – Charles Baudelaire, poet

“As long as you can start, you are all right. The juice will come.” – Ernest Hemingway

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

“I must say I hate money, but it’s the lack of it I hate most.” – Katherine Mansfield

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” – JP Morgan

“Be willing to make decisions…. Don’t fall victim to what I call the “ready-aim-aim-aim-aim”  syndrome.” – T.Boone Pickens

“Dance First, Think Later, That’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett 

“Life is short, avoid causing yawns.” – Elinor Glyn

“It is uselss to put on your brakes when you’re upside down.” – Paul Newman

“Never invest short and borrow long.” – Charles Schwab

“Always be the only person who can sign your checks.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Strive to not be a success, but rather be of value.” – Albert Einstein

“Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozey, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” – Billie Jean King

“Perfection is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“We are all bozos on the same bus, so we might as well sit back and enjoy the ride.” – Wavy Gravy

“What the hell- you might be right, you might be wrong…but don’t just avoid.” – Katharine Hepburn

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Get into the game!” – Helen Thomas