Success Maxims (Part 2)

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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 2–

When you are on the ladder of success, don’t step back to admire your work.

“The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.” (Mark Twain)

The bitterness of poor quality lingers on long after the sweetness of cheap price is forgotten.

“I place Economy among the first and most important virtues, and Public Debt as the greatest danger to be feared.” (Thomas Jefferson)

Some people itch for more than they are willing to scratch for.

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” (Thomas Edison)

There are only two ways to be contented; one is liking what you do, and the other is doing what you like.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” (Abraham Lincoln)

The process of selling a business is like reading a book — You’ve got to go through it to know whether or not you should have done it.

Life is not always fair, but God is always good!

You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could  and should do for themselves.

“Forget your opponent, always play against par.” (Sam Snead)


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