Posts Tagged ‘attitude’

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” -Thomas Jefferson

“The most important factor in the training of good mental habits consists in acquiring the attitude of suspended conclusion, and in mastering the various methods of searching for new materials to corroborate or to refute the first suggestions that occur.  To maintain the state of doubt and to carry on systematic and protracted inquiry – these are the essentials of thinking.” -John Dewey

“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” -William James

Life has a way of testing your resolve.  There are basically two options, feel sorry for yourself or move forward with a determined attitude.

“Yes, you need a positive attitude to be happy.  But you can be quite successful by most measures simply by applying my success formula:

  • Decide exactly what it is you want.
  • Make it a primary goal.
  • Establish a series of yearly, monthly, weekly, and daily objectives to achieve that goal.
  • Resist the urge to give up along the way.

My own experience proves that, by doing this, you can achieve almost anything you want in life—even if you don’t have much faith in your own abilities.” -Mark Ford

“The only thing that’s permanently secure is what you carry in your head: your attitude, your knowledge, and your skills.” -Doug Casey

“The results that someone gets in life are an indication of how sound his approach toward life is.  A sound philosophy of life gives good results….  That’s one thing no one can ever take away from you and you can never lose: your attitude toward life.” -Doug Casey