Quotes from the Masters
On Balance

"We can have it all, but not at the same time." -- Patricia Fripp  

"Life is part positive and part negative.  Suppose you went to hear a symphony orchestra and all they played were little, happy, high notes?  Would you leave soon?  Let me hear the rumble of the bass, the crash of the cymbals and the minor keys." -– Jim Rohn  

"If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome." -- Anne Bradstreet

"Be prepared to ride the cycles and trends of life; success is never permanent and failure is never final." -– Brian Tracy

"The superior person can hold two contradictory thoughts simultaneously and still continue to function.  You need a long-term vision combined with short-term focus." -– Brian Tracy  

"To acquire balance means to achieve that happy medium between the minimum and the maximum that represents your optimum.  The minimum is the least you can get by with.  The maximum is the most you're capable of.  The optimum is the amount or degree of anything that is most favorable toward the ends you desire." -– Nido Qubein  

"In America, one of the great liberal documents of the world is the Declaration of Independence. One of the great conservative documents of the world is the Constitution of the United States. We need both documents to build a country. One to get it started – liberal.  And the other to help maintain the structure over the years - conservative." -- Jim Rohn

"You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -- pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically -- to say 'no' to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside. The enemy of the 'best' is often the 'good.'" -- Stephen Covey  

"I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars." -- Og Mandino  

"You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose." -- Lou Holtz  

"Combine the dual qualities of empathy and ambition in every sales relationship." -– Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International