Posts Tagged ‘believe’

“You cannot commit to something  – especially over the long term  – unless you fully believe in the rightness of what you are doing.” -Justin Ford


True Things

Posted: January 1, 2019 in Thought for the Day
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“There are things that are true, whether you believe them or not.” -Bill Bonner

“There are two basic mindsets that people have about their talents, their abilities, and their smarts. One mindset leads to success. The other leads to being stuck in the rat race, to stagnating in your life while others succeed. Your response to failure or to seemingly insurmountable obstacles will tell you which dominates your thinking.

There is power in what you believe about yourself.”

-Robert Kiyosaki

“The High Cost of Good Intentions, a history of U.S. entitlement policy…. the evolution of government pensions….  the hard-to-believe but true fact that there is still one person receiving monthly checks from the Civil War veterans pension program.” -John Cogan

Success Belief

Posted: January 9, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” -Nikos Kazantzakis

“The lie we all believe is that you have to stick with it.  You can’t quit.  You are what you are.  But that’s not true….  It’s called the sunk cost fallacy.  This is when you stick to what you’re doing because you already invested your whole life in it.  For example, you won’t quit your job (the job you hate) because that’s what you went to college for or because you’ve been doing it for 20 years and change is scary.” -James Altucher

Failed Skill

Posted: April 7, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“Failure, a skill not taught until many years after the degree.  But it is taught, believe me, you will learn it or die.” -James Altucher