Good advice is meant to be shared. Fortunately for us, some of the most famous and successful people also happen to be the most generous. Here are some of their words of wisdom that they have shared with the rest of us to help you create Lifetime Wishes…
On Kindness – Never underestimate the power of kindness.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
– Maya Angelou
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
– Dalai Lama
On Progress – The world is a big place, but we can all do our part to change it for the better.
- “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
– Anne Frank
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.”
– Margaret Mead
On Success – Success means different things to different people, but the common denominator is hard work.
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
– Warren Buffett
“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
– Vince Lombardi
On Forgiveness – It’s always better to be the bigger person.
“Don’t carry a grudge. While you’re carrying the grudge, the other guy’s out dancing.”
– Buddy Hackett
“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.”
– Robert Brault
On Leadership – In order to lead, one must also follow.
“He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.”
“Earn your leadership every day.”
– Michael Jordan
On Integrity – Having integrity means being yourself – even when that’s not the most popular option.
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”
– Winston Churchill
“Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.”
– Oscar Wilde
On Strength – Strength isn’t merely physical.
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
– Mahatma Gandhi
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt
On Love – Ever notice that most of the songs on the radio are about love?
“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”
– Audrey Hepburn
On Motivation – We can all use an extra push to get started.
“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
– Henry Ford
“Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
– Napoleon Hill
On Work – We all need money to survive, but what is the work that will make you thrive?
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
– Steve Jobs
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
On Opportunity – If opportunity knocks, it’s up to you to open the door.
“The biggest adventure you can take in life is to live the life of your dreams.”
– Oprah Winfrey
“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”
– Ann Landers
And sometimes, even if you don’t know what the opportunity is—go for it!
“If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”
– Yogi Berra