I Have a Dream – 19 Success Quotes from Great Americans

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“You can only have 2 things in life, reasons or results. Reasons don’t count.”

The above is a direct quote from American writer Robert Anthony, PHD. These 19 Success Quotes from great Americans can help you get through the economic crisis and not have your mind poisoned by all the negative, brainwashing which the media is spewing out.

During tough times, YOU can make your fortune because you can have  whatever it is you set your mind to.

Read them, absorb them and most of all allow your own mind to believe YOU can do it!

Success Quote 1:

“Success is the progressive realization of a worthwhile idea.”
- Earl Nightingale (1921-1989) – Speaker and Motivator

Success Quote 2:

“The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn’t been asleep.”
- Wilson Mizner (1876-1933) – American Author

Success Quote 3:

“A teacher can only lead you to the threshold of your own mind.”
- Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) – Syrian-American Mystic, Poet and Painter

Success Quote 4:

“The keener the want the lustier the growth.”
Wendall Phillips (1811-1884) – American Abolitionist

Success Quote 5:

“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”
- Andrew Carnegie (1835-1918) – American Industrialist and Philanthropist

Success Quote 6:

“I have a dream.”
- Martin Luther King JR. (1924-1968) – American Clergyman and Civil-Rights Leader

Success Quote 7:

“Hold fast to your dreams, for if your dreams die, then life is like a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”
- Langston Hughes (1902-1967) – American Poet

Success Quote 8:

“My life is one long obstacle course – with me being the chief obstacle.”
- Jack Paar (1918-2004) – American Author and Television show host

Success Quote 9:

“Until you write down your dream it is just a dream. Writing it makes it a goal.”
John Goddard (1940 to present) – Speaker, Explorer, Adventurer, Anthropologist who at the age of 15, wrote down 127 things on his life list to do. At the age of 74 he had achieved 109 of them

Success Quote 10:

“The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.”
- Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) – American Businessman, Writer and Printer

Success Quote 11:

“Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) – American Poet, Essayist and Philosopher

Success Quote 12:

“Our unconscious is like a vast subterranean factory with intricate machinery that is never idle, where work goes on day and night from the time we are born until the moment of our death.”
- Milton R. Sapirstein (B 1914) – American Psychiatrist and Writer

Success Quote 13:

“You can only have 2 things in life, reasons or results. Reasons don’t count.”
- Robert Anthony, PhD – American Psychologist and Writer

Success Quote 14:

“Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.”
- Washington Irving (1783-1859) – American essayist, Biographer and Historian

Success Quote 15:

“No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam engine or gas ever drives
anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it
is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”

- Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969) – American Theologian

Success Quote 16:

“The person who makes a success of living is the once who sees his goal steadily and
aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

- Cecil B. Demille (1881-1959) – American Film Maker

Success Quote 17:

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.”
- William James (1842-1910) – American Philosopher, Psychologist and Teacher

Success Quote 18:

“We change when the pain to change is less than the pain to remain as we are.”
- Ed Foreman (B. 1933) – American Entrepreneur, Engineer, Author and Speaker

Success Quote 19:

“We are all, it seems saving ourselves for the senior prom. But many of us forget that somewhere along the way we must learn to dance.”
- Alan Harrington (B. 1919) – American Social Critic and Writer

Number 19 sums it all up.

Are you read to dance and be the success you have always dreamed of or will you sit in the corner and let the economic diarrhea cause you pain just because the media says you will.

YOU have a choice.

“Dedicated to kicking your ass until YOU succeed.”

Warmly

Trevor ‘ToeCracker’ Crook
PS. If you like these quotes – I urge you to Pay these 19 Success Quotes forward to at least 3 people you know and care about by letting them know this link.

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5 Responses to I Have a Dream – 19 Success Quotes from Great Americans

  • Donna says:

    Thanks for sharing these! I love positive and motivational quotations.

  • Claudia says:

    I’d love to apply each of them to my everyday life to turn an ordinary living into a successful experience.
    “No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam engine or gas ever drives
    anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it
    is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”
    I agree and try to stick on it.

  • GHG says:

    ALL OF THESE SPEACH IS WHAT WE USE YO LIVE WITH BUT NOW ARE LIVING IN A NEW DAY

  • parc rosewood says:

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