As much as you think success is all about money, the people whom we have put in this category and termed successful because of their wealth beg to differ, Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group and also worth $5 billion made it clear that “Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with, In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.”
If a billionaire whom we term as successful ties success to happiness, then we need to really take a sit and ponder on the decisions we make. Don’t get us wrong, it is also great to be wealthy, but you can have all the wealth in the world and still not be successful.
When you are successful you feel it within, there is an inner most calmness and drive to work even harder and be the best at what you do. In other to attain success, we often get discouraged or lose faith, we begin to doubt our abilities and also question our competence.
Sometimes we are only one step close to our breakthrough, but we give up and start all over again. Here are ten quotes that would help you kick start your day, week, month or even year.
This is a series to aid a person who thinks he/she can not pull through.
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” –Walt Disney
“Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – Unknown
“A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” —Vernon Howard
“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt
“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
“You can’t have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic” – Unknown
“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.”- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger
“There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happens.” – Jim Lovell
“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”
– Zig Ziglar