Quotes from the Masters
On Attitude
"Eagles come in all shapes and sizes, but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes." -- Charles Prestwich Scott  

"Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one." -- Hans Selye  

"Morale is a state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope." -- George Marshall  

"The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind." -- William James

"What we see depends mainly on what we look for." -- John Lubbock  

"Age is a matter of feeling...not of years." -- George William Curtis  

"Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful." -- Norman Vincent Peale  

"You can do 99% of the things right but not posses a winning attitude, and you will fail." -- Art Williams

"I haven't failed, I've found 10,000 ways that don't work." -- Ben Franklin  

"There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes." -- William John Bennett  

"Freedom's enemies are waste, lethargy, indifference, immorality, and the insidious attitude of something for nothing." -– William Arthur Ward  

"Powerful thinking creates a powerful energy in your life...but it all starts with a powerful 'Heartset'...which creates a powerful Mindset." -– Doug Firebaugh

"You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight." – Jim Rohn   

"In times of turbulence and rapid change, you must constantly be re-evaluating yourself relative to the new realities." -– Brian Tracy  

"Change brings opportunity." -– Nido Qubein   

"Restlessness is discontent, and discontent is the first necessity of progress." -- Thomas Edison

"Several national tests have revealed the following startling statistics about why salespeople fail...15% Improper training both product and sales skills. 20% Poor verbal and written communication skills. 15% Poor or problematic boss or management. 50% Attitude." --Jeffrey Gitomer  

"A positive attitude won't let you do anything. But it will let you do everything better than a negative attitude will." -- Zig Ziglar  

"You're doing better than good, better than most and better than that!" -– Les Brown  

"I started out as a television news anchor but I wasn't very good at it.  I think I was too positive.  I wanted to begin every newscast by saying, 'Good evening, in the news tonight...everything's great!  Go to sleep.  We'll let you know if anything important comes up.'" -– Bob Burg

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, will determine its successful outcome." -- William James  

"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit." -- Helen Keller  

"The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing." -- Oscar Wilde  

"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

"Your mental attitude is something you can control outright and you must use self discipline until you create a positive mental attitude – your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are." -- Napoleon Hill

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it.  That factor is attitude." -- Timothy Bentley  

"Be friendly first. Service starts with a friendly person with a friendly smile, who offers friendly words first. How friendly are you?" -- Jeffrey Gitomer  

"You cannot tailor make your situation in life, but you can tailor make your attitudes to fit those situations." -- Zig Ziglar


Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International