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10 inspirational quotes, part 14

Due to the holidays there haven´t been many new articles published in the last few weeks. But I hope to have a few longer posts up next week.

In the meantime, here is another 10 inspirational quotes.

Between stimulus and response is the freedom to choose.
Viktor Frankl

They always say time changes things,
but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities;
an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Reginald B. Mansell

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential.
They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in
their lives. But creative experiences can be produced
regularly, consistently, almost daily in people’s
lives. It requires enormous personal security and
openness and a spirit of adventure.
Stephen R. Covey

If you keep on doing what you’ve always done,
you’ll keep on getting what you’ve always got.
W.L. Bateman

When it becomes more difficult to suffer than to change … you will change.
Dr. Robert Anthony

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics
and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty;
to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better,
whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a
redeemed social condition; to know even one life
has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Expect the people you love to be better. It helps them to become better.
But don’t get upset when they fail.
It helps them keep trying.
Anonymous

The greatest waste in the world is the difference between
what we are and what we could become.
Ben Herbster

I’ve found that luck is quite predictable.
If you want more luck, take more chances.
Be more active. Show up more often.
Brian Tracy

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  • Nishant Kasibhatla January 23, 2007, 11:05 am

    I was thinking that the following quote was by Stephen Covey:
    If you keep on doing what you’ve always done,
    you’ll keep on getting what you’ve always got.

    Is it that Stephen Covey made it popular? After reading the quote on your blog, I did an internet search and found out more interesting stuff. Some sites say it is by W.L. Bateman, others say it is by Stephen Covey and I found a site where it was credited to Kenneth Blanchard!

    Whoever said it, it makes absolute sense!

  • Penelope January 28, 2007, 2:44 pm

    My favorite is the one by Reginald B. Mansell…thank you!

  • Werner Spangehl April 5, 2009, 1:51 am

    Who IS WL Bateman? I have not been able to find out much about him. Does anyone know when he was born, where or where he lived? It is a great quote and it would be interesting to know the contex that it was originally siad in.
    Thanks!