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7 Powerful Lessons For Success
Success isn't the destination.
It's about the person you want to become in the process.
And sometimes, all it takes is a little inspiration to keep you going.
Here are 7 powerful quotes and practical advice for success from the most brilliant minds in history:
"Success comes from being happy, not the other way around. If you enjoy what you're doing, you'll be successful." – Albert Schweitzer
He was a physician, theologian, and philosopher.
His life was dedicated to humanitarian work in Africa where he found both fulfillment and success in helping others.
Lesson: Happiness is by default. It has to start from within.
"You can change your future just by changing your attitude. It's the greatest discovery of all time." – Og Mandino
Author of the best seller book "The Greatest Salesman in the World".
It wasn’t that great earlier in his life. He was jobless and stuck with alcoholism.
But when he made the decision to change, his life took an amazing turn.
It completely transformed his life, leading him to become a writer and a motivational speaker.
During World War II, he served as a bomber pilot, with countless crashes and injuries. His own battles show us the power of attitude.
Lesson: Your attitude is everything.
"You don't need to be amazing from the start, but you do need to start to become amazing." – Zig Ziglar
He began his journey as a broke salesman.
But with determination and hard work, he developed his skills to become one of the most influential motivational speakers of all time.
His transformation is proof of the incredible potential of personal growth.
Lesson: the path to success often starts with that initial step.
"The only thing that can limit your future is your doubts today." – Franklin D. Roosevelt
America's 32nd President was trialed during the Great Depression and World War II but he never gave up.
Despite his physical challenges with polio, his determination left an indelible mark on history.
Lesson: there is no room for doubt. You’ve got to believe in yourself and take action.
"Success is going from one failure to another without losing your enthusiasm." – Winston Churchill
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II faced many setbacks and political failures.
Yet, his determination and massive enthusiasm propelled him to become a winning leader.
Did you know that Winston Churchill was also a skilled painter and writer?
His creative skills helped him go through such difficult times.
Lesson: Failure is just an event, not a person.
"You have the power to shape your destiny. You can influence, control, and direct your own life. You can make it what you want." – Napoleon Hill
The famous author of "Think and Grow Rich," spent his life studying successful people and their wisdom: Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and more.
His dedication made him become one of the most influential masterminds for personal development ever.
Lesson: success principles are the same for everyone. Learn the fundamentals and shape your own destiny.
"To get started, stop talking and start doing." – Walt Disney
He started by drawing cartoons.
His dream was to build one of the world’s most successful entertainment companies. And the rest is history.
Lesson: Never give up on your dreams. But don’t just dream. Take action!
And that’s it
These lessons changed my life forever.
And I hope it will help you transform yours for the better too.
So, how's it going for you?
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