Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Get Charged & Get Into Action - Motivational Thoughts From Great People - 1

You have a fire inside you, a frictional energy, read these thoughts, think about them and let them propel you into action.

“I paint very large pictures. I realize that historically the function of painting large pictures is painting something very grandiose and pompous. The reason I paint them, however – I think it applies to other painters I know – is precisely because I want to be very intimate and human. To paint a small picture is to place yourself outside your experience. However you paint the larger picture, you are in it.” - Mark Rothko

2. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” - Henry Ford

3. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” -T.S. Eliot

4. “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” - Albert Einstein

5. “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” - Goethe

6. “The best way out is always through.” - Robert Frost

7. “Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need.” - Voltaire

8. “We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.” - Emerson

9. “When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.” - Nelson Mandela

10. “It's kind of fun to do the impossible.” - Walt Disney

11. "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." - Steve Jobs

12. "The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success." - Bruce Feirstein

13. "In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed - they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? - the cuckoo clock.
" -Orson Wells

14. "Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal." - Nietzsche

15. “Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.” - Leonardo da Vinci

16. “It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.” - Mark Twain

17. “Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass.” - Maya Angelou

18. “Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.” - George S. Patton

19. “Action expresses priorities.” - Mahatma Gandhi

20. “Live the life you've dreamed” - Henry David Thoreau

21. “It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” - William Somerset Maugham

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