2016 Today I Learned Quotes

January 2016

  • From Larry Winget that it is not important to leave your kids money. It is important to leave your kids with the confidence that they can earn their own money.
  • From Albert Einstein that if you feed your mind as often as you feed your stomach, then you’ll never have to worry about feeding your stomach or a roof over your head or clothes on our back.
  • From Oral Roberts that a rejected opportunity to give is a lost opportunity to receive.
  • Love never leaves the human heart the way it found it.
  • From Larry Winget that giving is part of the obligation that comes from having money.
  • From Zig Ziglar that the more you are thankful for what you have, the more you will have to be thankful for.
  • If you wanna help more people – you gotta make more money!
  • From Larry Winget that nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke. Broke happens when you don’t have a plan.
  • From Robert Kiyosaki that the richest people in the world look for and build networks, everyone else looks for work.
  • I should be the BEST at what matters most!
  • From Larry Winget that if you think have a money problem, you actually have a thinking problem.
  • From Jason Garey that I didn’t come this far too only come this far.

July 2016

  • Never hire a coach you can afford.
  • Money is merely a magnifier.
  • Even though I must do it myself, I can’t do it alone.
  • The wrong WHY will always lead you to the wrong WHO.
  • Nothing changes if nothing changes.
  • Share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.
  • Love your whole story even if it hasn’t been the perfect fairy tale.
  • Your scars are someone else’s signs of hope.
  • Your story is the key that can unlock someone else’s prison. Share your story.
  • From William Faulkner that if a story is in you, it has to come out.
  • You can’t change someone who doesn’t see an issue in their actions.
  • You can apologize over and over but if your actions don’t change, your words are meaningless.
  • Without communication there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there no reason to continue.
  • We try to hide our feelings but sometimes we forget that our eyes speak.
  • Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones.
  • The strongest hearts have the most scars!
  • From Sara Blakely that the more you experience in life, the more you have to offer others.
  • The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will appreciate it when it finally arrives.
  • The best way to heal a broken heart is to give GOD all the pieces.

February 2016

  • From George Canning that indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
  • From Ernest Hemingway to never mistake motion for action.
  • From Kobe Yamada to believe that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you may be that light for someone else.
  • From Paul Ames that the best companies assume that each individual wants to make a difference in the world and be respected. Is that a surprise?
  • From Richard Bach that wrong turns are as important as right turns. More important sometimes.
  • From Mark Spain to never mistake a clear view for a short distance.
  • From Samuel Smiles that those who aren’t making mistakes probably aren’t making anything.
  • From William James that once you accept an idea, it’s an idea whose time has come.
  • From Friedrich Nietzsche that he who has ‘why’ to live for can bear with almost any ‘how.’
  • If you’re not making the decision to succeed then by default you have decided to fail.
  • From Suzanne Evans that you make the decision and then you make the decision right.
  • From Johnna Parr that there is never enough time to get EVERYTHING done, but there is always enough time to get the most important things done that will make a difference in your life.
  • From Andrew Bennett that the longest journey you will ever take is the 18 inches from your head to your heart.

August 2016

  • From Elbert Hubbard that it does not take much strength to do things, but it requires great strength to decide what to do.
  • The worst feeling isn’t being lonely. It’s being forgotten by someone you would never forget.
  • From Mike Murdock that you will never change your life until you change something you do daily.
  • Stop renting and start owning your life.
  • From Mary Hirsh that humor is a rubber sword – It allows you to make a point without drawing blood.
  • To win you’ve got to stay in the game.
  • From Andy Ronney that everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.
  • We are made strong by the difficulties we face, not by those we evade.
  • From Mark Edward Brown that the best way to turn your bad habits around is to move in the opposite direction.
  • From Whitney young Jr. that it is better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one than to have an opportunity and not be prepared.
  • It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
  • From Karen Lamb that in a year from now, you will wish you had started today.
  • From Les Brown that you need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
  • From Larry Winget that you are not as good as your brochures and website say you are. You are only as good as your bank account says you are.
  • Mastery is when you do something so often that you become bored with it, so that you can refine and deliver it with excellence.
  • The key to success is playing the hand you were dealt with like it was the hand you wanted.
  • Consequences are resolvable. Doing nothing is certain death.
  • When in doubt, run it out.
  • Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.
  • Overthinking is the biggest cause of our unhappiness.
  • Before you give up, think of the reason why you held on for so long.
  • Accept where you are instead of wishing you were somewhere you’re not ready to be yet.

March 2016

  • From John F. Kennedy that our fears must never hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
  • From Benjamin Disraeli that we are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.
  • From Scott Hamilton that a bad attitude is the only true handicap.
  • From Greg Anderson that if you’re going to doubt something, doubt your limits.
  • From Marsha Norman that dreams are illustrations…from the book your soul is writing about you.
  • From Diane Sawyer to not let other people tell you who you are.
  • From Robert McKain to talk back to your inner critic.
  • From Merle Shain that there are some decisions in life that only you can make.
  • From Katherine Dunham to always believe that if you set out to be successful, then you already are.
  • From Siegfried that when you think at that moment that it is possible–then the magic begins.
  • From Joyce A. Myers that a No. 2 pencil can take you anywhere.
  • From Beverly Sills that there are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
  • From Don Ward to set your goals to paper and you are halfway there!
  • From Polly Adler that your heart often knows things before your mind does.
  • From Malcolm Forbes that people who never get carried away, should be.
  • From Zig Zigler that it is your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.
  • From Lee Iacocca to hire people brighter than me, and I get out of their way.
  • From Brian Tracy that effective performance is preceded by painstaking preparation.
  • From Lao Tzu that nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
  • From Benjamin Franklin to not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

September 2016

  • Anger is a feeling that makes your mouth work faster than your mind.
  • Your children will follow your example, not your advice.
  • Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if you remember to turn on the light.
  • You are responsible for your own happiness. If you expect others to make you happy, you will always be disappointed.
  • From Larry Winget that practice makes permanent, feedback makes perfect.
  • From Mikaila Soto that anyone can love a rose, but it takes a great deal to love a leaf. It’s Ordinary to love the beautiful, but it’s beautiful to love the ordinary.
  • You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
  • Laughing is, and always will be, the best form of therapy.
  • When life is taking you somewhere, listen to the messages, they will repeat until you follow their call.
  • Do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile.
  • Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.
  • The sky is not the limit. Your belief system is.
  • You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.
  • The wisest thing that we could do is train for the trial that we are not yet in.
  • You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
  • Always help someone. You might be the only one that does.
  • You can be a good person with a kind heart and still say NO…
  • When some things go wrong, take a moment to be thankful for the many things that are still going right.
  • Everybody deserves second chances, but not for the same mistakes.
  • A person being “too busy” is a myth. People make time for the things that are really important to them!

April 2016

  • From Marco Rubio that this is the only country in the world where today’s employee is tomorrow’s employer.
  • From Simon Sinek that when people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.
  • From Dale Carnegie that people rarely succeed unless they are having fun in what they are doing.
  • From Helen Keller that many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • From Albert Schweitzer that success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
  • From Oscar Wilde that moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
  • From Thomas J. Peters that the simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.
  • From Sam Walton that outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.
  • From Mary Kay Ash that people are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the company’s product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
  • From Winston Churchill that we make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
  • From Muhammad Ali that there are billions of people in the world, and every one of them is special. No one else in the world is like you.
  • From Rev. Dale Turner that your dreams are renewable. Whether you’re five or one hundred and five, you have a lifetime ahead of you.
  • From David Zucker that they’ll tell you, ‘Quit now, you’ll never make it.’ If you disregard that advice, you’ll be halfway there.
  • From Sarah Meredith that believing in yourself is an endless journey. Believing you have failed is the end of your journey.
  • From Tin Cup that when the defining moment comes, either you define the moment, or the moment defines you.
  • From Frank Vizarre to think for yourself. No one else is qualified.
  • From Dan Zadra to surround yourself with people who believe you can.
  • From African Proverb that you don’t have to be tall to see the moon.
  • From D.H. McGannon that leadership is action, not position.
  • From Og Mandino to realize how good you really are.
  • From Nena O’Neill that out of every crisis comes the chance to be reborn.

October 2016

  • If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
  • Just because I don’t react, doesn’t mean I didn’t notice.
  • Don’t waste your time trying to get people to love you. Spend your time with those who already do.
  • Don’t let your past define you, destroy you, or defeat you. Let it strengthen you.
  • When you begin to love yourself, your relationship with everyone changes
  • Be grateful of your pain and suffering, you will need them to grow.
  • You have no idea what people are dealing with in their personal lives so just be nice, it’s that simple.
  • Embrace the struggle and let it make you strong. It won’t last forever.
  • Stay positive and keep believing. Better things are ahead.
  • If you can’t stop thinking about it, it’s probably worth going after.
  • Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning.
  • The only limit is YOU.
  • Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.
  • Forget what hurt you, but to never forget what it taught you.
  • The ones who win are the ones who keep going after everyone else has quit.
  • Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
  • Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.
  • Mean people don’t bother me. Mean people who pretend to be nice do.
  • Be who you are, not who the world wants you to be.

May 2016

  • Be with someone who is proud to have you, and will fight for you every second of the day.
  • Some people are like puzzles that are best understood in pieces rather than put together.
  • How people treat you is their karma, how you react is yours.
  • Some people are only meant to be in your life temporarily.
  • Never be afraid to say what you feel if it is with a loving heart.
  • Being told you’re appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.
  • To make a thousand steps. You must begin with one.
  • You are where you’re meant to be.
  • The most dangerous liars are those who think they are telling the truth.
  • Love doesn’t need to be perfect. It just needs to be true.
  • Don’t judge my choices without understanding my reasons.
  • To stop looking for the love of your life, love your life and the right person will appear.
  • It doesn’t matter how attractive you think you look, if you have an ugly heart, you are ugly.
  • My life isn’t perfect but I’m thankful for everything I have.
  • When love is real, it doesn’t lie, cheat, pretend, hurt you or make you feel unwanted.
  • Fear is temporary, yet regret is forever.
  • Everybody wants the truth, but not everyone wants to be honest.
  • Always remember who was there for you when you were at your lowest.
  • From Wayne Dyer that when we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change.
  • A tongue has no bones but can still break a heart.
  • From Maya Angelou that success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.

November 2016

  • Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
  • If you judge people you have no time to love them.
  • Believe what your heart tells you, not what others say.
  • You are never too busy to take time out of your day for those who matter most.
  • The most valuable gift you can receive is an honest friend.
  • Pain makes you stronger, tears make you braver and heartbreak makes you wise so that the past builds a roadmap for a better future.
  • All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.
  • The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.
  • It hurts to let go, but sometimes it hurts more to hold on.
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
  • Opposition may not mean you are on the wrong path, but on the right path to something big.
  • From Ursula Wachowiak that You don’t need someone to complete you, you need someone to accept you completely!

June 2016

  • When a woman tells you her problems, it doesn’t mean she’s complaining, it means she trusts you.
  • Anyone you meet can be fighting a battle you know nothing about.
  • Surround yourself with people who appreciate you for you.
  • People come in and out of our lives for a reason and where we end up is where we are destined to be all along.
  • Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.
  • Making mistakes is better than faking perfection.
  • Loving someone who doesn’t love you back is like hugging a cactus: the tighter you hold on the more it hurts.
  • Listening is not waiting for your turn to talk.
  • Keep going, the best is yet to come.
  • It takes years of honesty to build a relationship and only one lie to break it forever.
  • If I don’t know myself, no one else can.
  • Follow your heart but take your brain with you.
  • Find the courage to live your biggest and best life.
  • It’s better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
  • Some of life’s best moments happen unplanned.
  • If you love me or hate me are both in my favor. If you love, I’ll always be in your heart and if you hate, I’ll always be in your mind.
  • I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
  • Don’t ask why someone keeps hurting you Ask why you keep letting them.
  • People usually only change because they have learned a lot, or they have been hurt a lot.
  • Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.
  • The enemy of success is distraction.
  • You see a person’s true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life.

December 2016

  • Dream it. Believe it. Achieve it.
  • Be a voice not an echo.
  • From Ursula Wachowiak that You don’t need someone to complete you, you need someone to accept you completely!
  • In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
  • Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.
  • Let your faith be bigger than your fear.
  • Accept where you are instead of wishing you were somewhere you’re not ready to be yet.
  • There are no limitations, just dreams to be fulfilled.
  • Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
  • It’s not what you are that holds you back, it’s what you think you are not.
  • If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
  • Fate only takes you so far, and then it’s up to you to make it happen.
  • Your attitude is either the lock on, or the key to the door of success.
  • Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
  • Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
  • Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you.
  • In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
  • A good goal is like a strenuous exercise–it makes you stretch.
  • When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
  • Just because I don’t react, doesn’t mean I didn’t notice.
  • The sky is not the limit. Your believe system is.
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