Think about these old sayings. They will help you to become more focused. Pick three favorites and then repeat them to yourself throughout the day, and especially whenever doubt and fear arise.
Success is 99% failure. Soichiro Honda
Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. Norman Vincent Peale
It’s common for Men to give 6 pretended Reasons instead of one real one. Benjamin Franklin
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome. Samuel Johnson
Lost time is never found again. Benjamin Frankin
The time will come when winter will ask you what you were doing all summer. Henry Clay
Sometimes fear is just the birth pang of courage. Anon.
Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. Benjamin Frankin
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. Jules Renard
Be bold – and mighty forces will come to your aide. Basil King
A good plan, violently executed today, is infinitely better than a perfect plan tomorrow. General George Patton
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. Frederick Douglass
I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down. Abraham Lincoln
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. Abraham Lincoln
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time. Victor Frankl
Our greatest freedom is the freedom to choose our attitude. Victor Frankl
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Victor Frankl
A vital part of the happiness formula is self-discipline. Whoever conquers himself knows deep happiness that fills the heart with joy. Norman Vincent Peale
If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don’t want to be. Dale Carnegie
Measure everything of significance. Anything that is measured and watched improves. Bob Parsons
Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair. Buddah
Many a false step has been made by standing still. Fortune Cookie
It is rare that we need to be taught anything new, but it is very common that we need to be reminded of something that we already know. Anon.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar
The fact that there are people who are willing to die (or to kill) for a certain cause has never been a good way to measure the actual merit of a cause. Anon.
Good medicine tastes bad. Anon.
Is there another favorite that you would like to see here?