Posts Tagged ‘excuse’

“It takes money to make money…. To me, this little phrase is one of the biggest and most dangerous lies out there… It is a convenient excuse to simply not try to succeed.

The amount of effort and commitment required will be extraordinary. But that’s the way it goes. You’re trying to break out of the ordinary… So an ordinary effort won’t cut it….  It is much easier to give up. It is much easier to say, ‘It takes money to make money’, and never try.

Don’t ever catch yourself saying, ‘It takes money to make money.’  It doesn’t… It takes a great idea and the willingness to make it happen.” -David Eifrig

Do Something

Posted: February 1, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“If you want to do something, you find a way.  If you don’t want to do something, you find an excuse.” -Jeff Goforth

A friend of mine heard about this deal and said, ‘Well… it takes money to make money.’  I was surprised he said that, actually… To me, this little phrase is one of the biggest and most dangerous lies out there… It is a convenient excuse to simply not try to succeed.” -Steve Sjuggerud

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you.  Never excuse yourself.” -Henry Ward Beecher

Success Excuse

Posted: February 1, 2014 in Thought for the Day
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“I attribute my success to this:  I never gave or took any excuse.” -Florence Nightingale

“How strange to use ‘You only live once’ as an excuse to throw it away.” -Bill Copeland