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You are braver than you believe

“The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.” – Larry Ellison

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne

“Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” –  Bernard Baruch

“Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals.” –  Bo Bennett

“Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.” – Bob Cousy

“Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.” – Sam Ewing

“Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.” – Ralph Marston

“Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.” – David McCullough Jr 

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.” – Thomas J. Watson

“If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.” – Melinda Gates

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pelé

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.” – Coco Chanel

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” – Oscar Wilde

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Picasso

“Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker

“Superior leaders are willing to admit a mistake and cut their losses. Be willing to admit that you’ve changed your mind. Don’t persist when the original decision turns out to be a poor one.” –  Brian Tracy

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