Success Maxims (Part 12)

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Kasper & Associates maintains faith in the American spirit and we believe in the power of positive thinking.  To that end, we’ve established a monthly posting to our blog – Success Maxims — a collection of our favorite motivational quotes, essays and leadership advice.  (For a complete collection, e-mail your mailing address to


–Part 12–

Life Principles

“Those who are successful in any field are the goal setters.  They have a desire to achieve that is coupled with discipline.” (Larry Burkett)

“Nothing will ever get done if we first have to remove all the obstacles.” (Paul J. Meyer)

“It isn’t work, it’s worry that makes people tired and frustrated.” (J.E. Gulick)

“The greatest composer does not sit down to work because he is inspired, but becomes inspired because he is working.” (Earnest Newman)

“We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” (Aristotle)

“Perseverance is based on two components: Effort and Desire.” (Cal Ripken, Jr.)

“If we work our fingers to the bone, pinch and save every penny for a rainy day, who knows, before no time at all we may be the richest person in the cemetery.” (Carl C. Wood)

“Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; riches take wings; only one thing endures — CHARACTER.” (Horace Greeley)

“You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give.” (Winston Churchill)

“Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.” (Proverbs 9:9)


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