Josh Duhamel quotes: on daddyhood, why you need to get outside more, being afraid to act, his success strategy, and more.
“It’s all about whatever enriches you.”
“You can achieve your goals if you make it a point every day to take steps toward them. It’s self-fulfilling. If you really focus on what you want, you can get it.”
“Sometimes those things that scare you the most are the things that are the most gratifying in the end. Those things that terrify you, if you have the courage to walk through it, you look back, and you’re like, ‘I’m so glad I did that.'”
Jimmy Carter quotes: lessons from Mr. 39.
“We cannot ignore our gift of the future.”
“We tend to think that money and fame and the adulation of others will make us happy – but we come to realize that those things are not foundations for real success.”
“We cannot know the mystery of the future.”
Sam Smith quotes: the singer’s most melodic maxims.
“Anything’s possible. If I turn around tomorrow and say I want to be a spaceman, I could do that. You can do whatever you want to do.”
“The greatest power of the mass media is the power to ignore. The worst thing about this power is that you may not even know you’re using it.”
“There were a lot of people who were willing to write a letter for me. Not because I was academically inclined, but because I worked hard.”
Cameron Diaz quotes: on gratitude, simple living, working hard, and much more.
“Love your passion.”
“Great things only come through work.”
“I can’t think of anything that anyone has ever accomplished without having some sort of self-discipline. Without knowing how to work for it. Without learning how to earn it.”
Michelle Pfeiffer quotes: on passion, work, aging, and more.
“Life is a series of choices.”
“You have a choice. It may not be a choice you like, but it is still a choice.”
“This is the thing I’ve learned: there are always red flags. You need to look for those red flags along the way so you don’t continue to make the same mistakes.”
Jim Rohn Jr. right there. Damn.
I wanna turn him into oil and place two drops under my tongue as soon as I start doubting myself.
Dan Peña quotes: aggressive advice from “the 50 billion dollar man.”
“Don’t be a cunt.”
“Don’t be a loser.”
“If you want to make more money, you’ll have to do things differently. You will have to do things you never even thought of doing in the past. You will have to do things out of your comfort zone.”
Just the tip: create an alternate personality that’s who you wish you could be. Your “perfect person.” Then? Do what they would do. Especially when it’s hard.
Self-made quotes: thoughts on makin’ money by your lonely.
“My main goal is to be a self-made man and have control over what’s mine.” – Kevin Hart
“Self-made men are the men who owe little or nothing to birth, relationship, friendly surroundings; to wealth inherited or to early approved means of education; who are what they are, without the aid of any favoring conditions by which other men usually rise in the world and achieve great results.” – Frederick Douglass
Agency owner: “I get leads for local businesses.”
Cynic #1: “Oh so you’re a leech?”
Cynic #2: “Capitalism at its finest – stealing leads from mom-and-pop shops and selling them back to ’em!”
Cynic #3: “You’re exactly what’s wrong with this country. I’m sure you voted for Trump too!”
Rich quotes: well-to-do words to make you fluent in Guapanese.
“The only difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they use their time.” – Robert Kiyosaki
“You can’t work three hours a week and make $100,000. Get rich quick doesn’t work. Crock pot mentality always defeats microwave mentality!” – Dave Ramsey
“If you can fix a problem with money, it’s not really a problem.” – Kim Kardashian
Clayton Kershaw quotes: on faith, humility, letting go, life after pitching, and more.
“I had so much anxiety about my own life [growing up]. If there was something that was needing to get done, I’d rather do something myself than let other people do it for me.”
“She [his mom] took on some pretty serious debt so I could play on the best sports teams. She did a great job making sure I never went without.”
“I never thought in a million years I’d get to play professional baseball.”
Tony Hsieh quotes: leaders are lame, indirect marketing, paying people to quit, being in the happiness biz, and other gems from the digital entrepreneur.
“At Zappos, we really view culture as our number one priority. We decided that if we get the culture right, most of the stuff, like building a brand around delivering the very best customer service, will just take care of itself.”
“Don’t play the games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.”
“I’ve found that it’s more interesting to build relationships with people that are not in the business world because they always can offer unique perspectives and insights, and also because those relationship tend to be more genuine.”
Billionaire quotes: 10-figure advice from the world’s wealthiest.
“If you’re not stubborn, you will give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you will pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.” – Jeff Bezos
“Don’t compare yourself to anyone in this world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.” – Bill Gates
“All you have in business is your reputation. So, it’s very important that you keep your word.” – Richard Branson
Diahann Carroll quotes: on materialism, sexism, coping with cancer, being remembered, and more.
“The lesson that I would hope everyone would learn quite early in their career is don’t take it personally. Whatever it is that happens, don’t take it personally. It’s part of the business and the person that is either hiring or firing – that’s their business. That’s what they are there for and it has nothing to do with how you feel.”
“Make a special effort to understand what your life, professionally, is all about. As you do that, you begin to understand what the industry is all about. Where you fit and where you do not fit.”