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Nelson Mandela is the former president of South Africa, as well as a well known and respected humanitarian, activist, philanthropist, politician, and revolutionary.  Millions look towards Mandelas actions as they fight for their own human rights across the world.  It is hard to argue against the idea that he was one of the most influential leaders in recent memory.

Here are a few of his most powerful quotes:

1. “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.” – Nelson Mandela

2. “Forget the past” – Nelson Mandela

3. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela

4. “Difficulties break some men but make others. No axe is sharp enough to cut the soul of a sinner who keeps on trying, one armed with the hope that he will rise even in the end.” – Nelson Mandela

5. “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination” – Nelson Mandela

6. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

7. “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” – Nelson Mandela

8. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela

9. “And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same” – Nelson Mandela

10. “Real leaders must be ready to sacrifice all for the freedom of their people.” – Nelson Mandela

11. “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy.  Then he becomes your partner” – Nelson Mandela

12. “A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.” – Nelson Mandela

13. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” – Nelson Mandela

14. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

15. “Let each know that for each the body, the mind, and the soul have been freed to fullfill themselves” – Nelson Mandela

16. “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela

17. “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” – Nelson Mandela

18. “After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” – Nelson Mandela

19. “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

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

21. “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.” – Nelson Mandela

22. “Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace” – Nelson Mandela

23. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” – Nelson Mandela

24. “Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished” – Nelson Mandela

25. “Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” – Nelson Mandela

26. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela

27. “I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.” – Nelson Mandela

28. “When people are determined they can overcome anything.” – Nelson Mandela

What is your favorite Nelson Mandela Quote?  Comment Below!

Joe Kleckner has a passion for all things motivation & self-development.  From blogs such as Addicted2Success, to the videos of Eric Thomas and Elliott Hulse, to the lectures of legends such as Tony Robbins.  This passion has landed him an internship with Addicted2Success. Follow him on Twitter & Snapchat as he journeys towards greatness, one day at a time.

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Buddhism has been around for over 2,500 years and is a way of life that about 300 million people around the world follow.

At the age of 35, Gautama left the palace walls where he had grown up and ventured into the real world to walk his own spiritual path. Sitting under a Bodhi tree until he became enlightened, ‘Buddha’ attracted a following and dedicated the rest of his life teaching the path of enlightenment and awakening to them.

Buddhism is a very calm, peaceful and fair way of life and these Buddha quotes encompass the philosophy of Buddha’s teachings.

Here are 70 of The Best and Highly Shared Buddha Quotes to enlighten your mind and soul.

 

The Top 70 Buddhist Quotes:

1. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

2. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

3. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

4. “In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” – Buddha

5. “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

6. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

7. “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” – Buddha

8. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

9. “If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.” – Buddha

10. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha

11. “There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.” – Buddha

12. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha

13. “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” – Buddha

14. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

15. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” – Buddha

16. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

17. “To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” – Buddha

18. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

19. “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” – Buddha

20. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

 

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21. “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” – Buddha

22. “When you dig a well, there’s no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow.” – Buddha

23. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” – Buddha

24. “You only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha

25. “Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.”

26. “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddha

27. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha

28. “Doubt everything. Find your own light.” – Buddha

29. “The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” – Buddha

30. “Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

31. “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” – Buddha

32. “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha

33. “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.” – Buddha

34. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha

35. “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” – Buddha

36. “All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?” – Buddha

37. “Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another.” – Buddha

38. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

39. “True love is born from understanding.” – Buddha

40. “To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others” – Buddha

 

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41. “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

42. “There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” – Buddha

43. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Buddha

44. “Pain is certain, suffering is optional.” – Buddha

45. “Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.” – Buddha

46. “To understand everything is to forgive everything” – Buddha

47. “An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.” – Buddha

48. “When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky” – Buddha

49. “Patience is key. Remember: A jug fills drop by drop.” – Buddha

50. “Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” – Buddha

51. “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” – Buddha

52. “A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.” – Buddha

53. “Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” – Buddha

54. “Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” – Buddha

55. “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha

56. “In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.” – Buddha

57. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha

58. “The darkest night is ignorance” – Buddha

59. “I never see what has been done, I only see what remains to be done.” – Buddha

60. “Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” – Buddha

61. “Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.” – Buddha

62. “People with opinions just go around bothering each other.” – Buddha

63. “If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.” – Buddha

64. “It is easy to see the faults of others, but difficult to see one’s own faults.” – Buddha

65. “If you don’t tend to one another, who then will tend to you?” – Buddha

66. “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.” –Buddha

67. “That deed is not well done, if one has to repent for having done it, and if, with a tearful face, one has to weep as a result of that deed.” – Buddha

68. “Understanding is the heartwood of well-spoken words.”- Buddha

69. “Speak only endearing speech, speech that is welcomed. Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.”- Buddha

70. “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world…” – Buddha

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31 Exceptional Jim Rohn Quotes To Remember

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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The legendary Jim Rohn is considered to be the godfather of the self-help industry. If you haven’t heard of Jim Rohn, then you need to youtube him, google him, or buy his books today.

Jim is the guy that mentored Tony Robbins back in the day and is responsible for transforming 100’s of thousands of lives around the world.

Jim Rohn passed back in 2009 but his name, inspirational quotes and words still live on.

Here is a collection of 31 exceptional Jim Rohn Quotes to live by.

Enjoy, share and prepare to be inspired.

31 Inspirational Jim Rohn Quotes:

 

“Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.” – Jim Rohn

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn

“Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

“If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.” –  Jim Rohn

“You cannot make progress without making decisions.” – Jim Rohn

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

“Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.” – Jim Rohn

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” – Jim Rohn

“No one else “makes us angry.” We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.” – Jim Rohn

“One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of your attention.” – Jim Rohn

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment” – Jim Rohn

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom” – Jim Rohn

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” – Jim Rohn

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized – never knowing.” – Jim Rohn

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.”-  Jim Rohn

“The only way it gets better for you is when you get better. Better is not something you wish, it’s something you become.”-  Jim Rohn

“Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.”-  Jim Rohn

“When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.”-  Jim Rohn

“The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.-  Jim Rohn

“All leaders are readers.”-  Jim Rohn

“I used to blame everything outside of me for my lack of progress until I found that my problem was inside.” –  Jim Rohn

“What you become is far more important than what you get.”-  Jim Rohn

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30 Inspirational Life Quotes From Charlamagne Tha God

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Charlamagne Tha God is best known for his colorful attitude & quick wit as a host on the infamous radio show The Breakfast Club in addition to being a best selling author.  However, he had to work hard and hustle in order to achieve the success he has today.  From an intern working in a radio station in one of the poorest parts of South Carolina, to becoming one of the most recognizable personalities on the airwaves; Charlamagne has picked up a lot of wisdom throughout his years.

Here are some of Charlamagne Tha God’s best quotes:

1. “The person who makes no mistakes is usually not making anything.  No money, no forward progress, nothing!” – Charlamagne Tha God

2. “Your passion is that one thing you can’t stop thinking about, that thing you wake up thinking about in the morning, go to sleep thinking about at night, that thing that you would do for free!” – Charlamagne Tha God

3. “Recognize opportunity when it’s not a paycheck to it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

4. “You can’t solve a problem with the same mindset that created it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

5. “The only reason people pursue certain things is because they see it working for other people.  To me, that’s lazy.  Figure out your own lane, figure out the gift that makes you unique.” – Charlamagne Tha God

6. “Measure twice, cut once.” – Charlamagne Tha God

7. “Don’t complain, compete.” – Charlamagne Tha God

8. “Nobody can make you angry without your consent, nobody can disappoint you without your consent, you have to give people consent to do these things.” – Charlamagne Tha God

9. “If you really on your grind, you don’t have to announce it.  Hustle speaks for itself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

10. “Experience is the best teacher or you can learn from the mistakes of others but most of the time you have to carry that cross yourself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

11. “If you say that you’re a king, queen, god or goddess and you recognize that you’re from ancestral greatness, you have to start living up to that.  Its really just that simple.” – Charlamagne Tha God

12. “Time tells all tales.” – Charlamagne Tha God

13. “Pessimism has never won any battles.” – Charlamagne Tha God

14. “Thank you god for blessing me with another day of life!” – Charlamagne Tha God

15. “If you don’t have anything nice to say – say it anyway.” – Charlamagne Tha God

16. “Live your truth.  When you live your truth nobody can use your truth against you.” – Charlamagne Tha God

17. “Much success to you, even if you wish me the opposite.” – Charlamagne Tha God

18. “Opportunity comes to those who create it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

19. “I pride myself on being the nicest person in the room.” – Charlamagne Tha God

20. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide whether or not to be reduced by them.” – Charlamagne Tha God

21. “I feel like my soul purpose is to be of service to others.” – Charlamagne Tha God

22. “Just because someone does something good for you, doesn’t mean that they’re good for you.” – Charlamagne Tha God

23. “You can be very honest and direct with people respectfully.  I never do anything maliciously; I simply give my honest opinion.” – Charlamagne Tha God

24. “No matter what position you’re in always hustle like an intern.” – Charlamagne Tha God

25. “Some people are upset about progress because when progress happens, it eliminates your excuses as to why you personally aren’t progressing.” – Charlamagne Tha God

26. “Live your truth. Honesty is always the best policy. Manners will take you where money won’t.” – Charlamagne Tha God

27. “You have to start looking in the mirror and saying ‘this is who I am, this is what I am and this is how I’m going to be’ and start demanding more from yourself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

28. “Always remember if you can’t be happy for someone else’s success you won’t be blessed with any of your own.” – Charlamagne Tha God

29. “I’ve been fired 4x and it’s worth it to be myself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

30. “Don’t beg nobody to get on the ark, just keep building and let people know the rain coming.”– Charlamagne Tha God

Which one of the above Charlamagne Tha God quotes resonated most with you and why?

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50 Inspirational Walt Disney Quotes

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Walt Disney was an American businessman, animator, voice actor, producer and cartoonist, creating the well-loved cartoon character – Micky Mouse.

Walt Disney has become the cultural icon for entertainment throughout the world.

Here are 50 Inspirational Walt Disney Quotes:

1. “I am interested in entertaining people, in bringing pleasure, particularly laughter, to others, rather than being concerned with ‘expressing’ myself with obscure creative impressions.” – Walt Disney

2. “We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.” – Walt Disney

3. “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” – Walt Disney

4. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

5. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

6. “All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.” – Walt Disney

7. “When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.” – Walt Disney

8. “Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” – Walt Disney

9. “When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage.” – Walt Disney

10. “I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.” – Walt Disney

11. “Somehow I can’t believe there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” – Walt Disney

12. “We allow no geniuses around our Studio.” – Walt Disney

13. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

14. “I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.” – Walt Disney

15. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

16. “He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” – Walt Disney

17. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

18. “Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.” – Walt Disney

19. “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.” – Walt Disney

20. “I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.” – Walt Disney

21. “Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.” – Walt Disney

22. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

 

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23. “Laughter is America’s most important export.” – Walt Disney

24. “People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.” – Walt Disney

25. “Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a hang what the Jones’ do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of contentment with what life has brought – sometimes it isn’t much, either.” – Walt Disney

26. “The era we are living in today is a dream of coming true.” – Walt Disney

27. “There is more treasure n books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main … and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.” – Walt Disney

28. “Your dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.” – Walt Disney

29. “Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards – the things we live by and teach our children – are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.” – Walt Disney

30. “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” – Walt Disney

31. “Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource – the minds of our children.” – Walt Disney

32. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney

33. “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” – Walt Disney

34. “I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney

35. “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.” – Walt Disney

36. “I have no use for people who throw there weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.” – Walt Disney

37. “Adults are interested if you don’t play down to the little 2 or 3 year olds or talk down. I don’t believe in talking down to children. I don’t believe in talking down to any certain segment. I like to kind of just talk in a general way to the audience. Children are always reaching.” – Walt Disney

38. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

39. “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” – Walt Disney

40. “When we consider a project, we really study it–not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.” – Walt Disney

41. “I believe in being an motivator.” – Walt Disney

42. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

43. “We did it [Disneyland], in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster – closed and forgotten within the first year.” – Walt Disney

44. “Girls bored me, they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I’ve ever known.” – Walt Disney

45. “All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney

46. “There is great comfort and inspiration in the feeling of close human relationships and its bearing on our mutual fortunes – a powerful force, to overcome the “tough breaks” which are certain to come to most of us from time to time” – Walt Disney

47. “I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.” – Walt Disney

48. “You can’t just let nature run wild.” – Walt Disney

49. “When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.” – Walt Disney

50. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” – Walt Disney

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Buddhism has been around for over 2,500 years and is a way of life that about 300 million people around the world follow.

At the age of 35, Gautama left the palace walls where he had grown up and ventured into the real world to walk his own spiritual path. Sitting under a Bodhi tree until he became enlightened, ‘Buddha’ attracted a following and dedicated the rest of his life teaching the path of enlightenment and awakening to them.

Buddhism is a very calm, peaceful and fair way of life and these Buddha quotes encompass the philosophy of Buddha’s teachings.

Here are 70 of The Best and Highly Shared Buddha Quotes to enlighten your mind and soul.

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Charlene Barry is the fun loving founder of This Is Project Me, a wellness, spiritual and inspirational channel on YouTube that inspires others to live the life of their dreams with passion, love and joy. Charlene believes in serendipity, wellness and spirituality and is an Ayurvedic and Lifestyle coach; helping people live their ideal life through Ayurvedic medicine, Meditation, Yoga and Balance.

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Buddhism has been around for over 2,500 years and is a way of life that about 300 million people around the world follow.

At the age of 35, Gautama left the palace walls where he had grown up and ventured into the real world to walk his own spiritual path. Sitting under a Bodhi tree until he became enlightened, ‘Buddha’ attracted a following and dedicated the rest of his life teaching the path of enlightenment and awakening to them.

Buddhism is a very calm, peaceful and fair way of life and these Buddha quotes encompass the philosophy of Buddha’s teachings.

Here are 70 of The Best and Highly Shared Buddha Quotes to enlighten your mind and soul.

 

The Top 70 Buddhist Quotes:

1. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha

2. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

3. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

4. “In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?” – Buddha

5. “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

6. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

7. “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” – Buddha

8. “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

9. “If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.” – Buddha

10. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha

11. “There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.” – Buddha

12. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha

13. “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” – Buddha

14. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

15. “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” – Buddha

16. “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” – Buddha

17. “To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” – Buddha

18. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

19. “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” – Buddha

20. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

 

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21. “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” – Buddha

22. “When you dig a well, there’s no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow.” – Buddha

23. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” – Buddha

24. “You only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha

25. “Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.”

26. “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddha

27. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha

28. “Doubt everything. Find your own light.” – Buddha

29. “The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” – Buddha

30. “Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

31. “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” – Buddha

32. “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha

33. “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.” – Buddha

34. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha

35. “There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.” – Buddha

36. “All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?” – Buddha

37. “Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another.” – Buddha

38. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” – Buddha

39. “True love is born from understanding.” – Buddha

40. “To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others” – Buddha

 

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41. “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

42. “There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” – Buddha

43. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Buddha

44. “Pain is certain, suffering is optional.” – Buddha

45. “Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.” – Buddha

46. “To understand everything is to forgive everything” – Buddha

47. “An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.” – Buddha

48. “When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky” – Buddha

49. “Patience is key. Remember: A jug fills drop by drop.” – Buddha

50. “Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” – Buddha

51. “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” – Buddha

52. “A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.” – Buddha

53. “Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.” – Buddha

54. “Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” – Buddha

55. “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha

56. “In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.” – Buddha

57. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha

58. “The darkest night is ignorance” – Buddha

59. “I never see what has been done, I only see what remains to be done.” – Buddha

60. “Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” – Buddha

61. “Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.” – Buddha

62. “People with opinions just go around bothering each other.” – Buddha

63. “If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.” – Buddha

64. “It is easy to see the faults of others, but difficult to see one’s own faults.” – Buddha

65. “If you don’t tend to one another, who then will tend to you?” – Buddha

66. “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.” –Buddha

67. “That deed is not well done, if one has to repent for having done it, and if, with a tearful face, one has to weep as a result of that deed.” – Buddha

68. “Understanding is the heartwood of well-spoken words.”- Buddha

69. “Speak only endearing speech, speech that is welcomed. Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.”- Buddha

70. “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world…” – Buddha

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31 Exceptional Jim Rohn Quotes To Remember

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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The legendary Jim Rohn is considered to be the godfather of the self-help industry. If you haven’t heard of Jim Rohn, then you need to youtube him, google him, or buy his books today.

Jim is the guy that mentored Tony Robbins back in the day and is responsible for transforming 100’s of thousands of lives around the world.

Jim Rohn passed back in 2009 but his name, inspirational quotes and words still live on.

Here is a collection of 31 exceptional Jim Rohn Quotes to live by.

Enjoy, share and prepare to be inspired.

31 Inspirational Jim Rohn Quotes:

 

“Don’t join an easy crowd; you won’t grow. Go where the expectations and the demands to perform are high.” – Jim Rohn

“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn

“Profits are better than wages. Wages make you a living; profits make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

“If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.” –  Jim Rohn

“You cannot make progress without making decisions.” – Jim Rohn

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” – Jim Rohn

“Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.” – Jim Rohn

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” – Jim Rohn

“No one else “makes us angry.” We make ourselves angry when we surrender control of our attitude.” – Jim Rohn

“One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of your attention.” – Jim Rohn

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment” – Jim Rohn

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Rohn

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom” – Jim Rohn

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” – Jim Rohn

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” – Jim Rohn

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

“We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” – Jim Rohn

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized – never knowing.” – Jim Rohn

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.” – Jim Rohn

“Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.”-  Jim Rohn

“The only way it gets better for you is when you get better. Better is not something you wish, it’s something you become.”-  Jim Rohn

“Don’t let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.”-  Jim Rohn

“When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.”-  Jim Rohn

“The few who do are the envy of the many who only watch.-  Jim Rohn

“All leaders are readers.”-  Jim Rohn

“I used to blame everything outside of me for my lack of progress until I found that my problem was inside.” –  Jim Rohn

“What you become is far more important than what you get.”-  Jim Rohn

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30 Inspirational Life Quotes From Charlamagne Tha God

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Charlamagne Tha God is best known for his colorful attitude & quick wit as a host on the infamous radio show The Breakfast Club in addition to being a best selling author.  However, he had to work hard and hustle in order to achieve the success he has today.  From an intern working in a radio station in one of the poorest parts of South Carolina, to becoming one of the most recognizable personalities on the airwaves; Charlamagne has picked up a lot of wisdom throughout his years.

Here are some of Charlamagne Tha God’s best quotes:

1. “The person who makes no mistakes is usually not making anything.  No money, no forward progress, nothing!” – Charlamagne Tha God

2. “Your passion is that one thing you can’t stop thinking about, that thing you wake up thinking about in the morning, go to sleep thinking about at night, that thing that you would do for free!” – Charlamagne Tha God

3. “Recognize opportunity when it’s not a paycheck to it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

4. “You can’t solve a problem with the same mindset that created it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

5. “The only reason people pursue certain things is because they see it working for other people.  To me, that’s lazy.  Figure out your own lane, figure out the gift that makes you unique.” – Charlamagne Tha God

6. “Measure twice, cut once.” – Charlamagne Tha God

7. “Don’t complain, compete.” – Charlamagne Tha God

8. “Nobody can make you angry without your consent, nobody can disappoint you without your consent, you have to give people consent to do these things.” – Charlamagne Tha God

9. “If you really on your grind, you don’t have to announce it.  Hustle speaks for itself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

10. “Experience is the best teacher or you can learn from the mistakes of others but most of the time you have to carry that cross yourself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

11. “If you say that you’re a king, queen, god or goddess and you recognize that you’re from ancestral greatness, you have to start living up to that.  Its really just that simple.” – Charlamagne Tha God

12. “Time tells all tales.” – Charlamagne Tha God

13. “Pessimism has never won any battles.” – Charlamagne Tha God

14. “Thank you god for blessing me with another day of life!” – Charlamagne Tha God

15. “If you don’t have anything nice to say – say it anyway.” – Charlamagne Tha God

16. “Live your truth.  When you live your truth nobody can use your truth against you.” – Charlamagne Tha God

17. “Much success to you, even if you wish me the opposite.” – Charlamagne Tha God

18. “Opportunity comes to those who create it.” – Charlamagne Tha God

19. “I pride myself on being the nicest person in the room.” – Charlamagne Tha God

20. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide whether or not to be reduced by them.” – Charlamagne Tha God

21. “I feel like my soul purpose is to be of service to others.” – Charlamagne Tha God

22. “Just because someone does something good for you, doesn’t mean that they’re good for you.” – Charlamagne Tha God

23. “You can be very honest and direct with people respectfully.  I never do anything maliciously; I simply give my honest opinion.” – Charlamagne Tha God

24. “No matter what position you’re in always hustle like an intern.” – Charlamagne Tha God

25. “Some people are upset about progress because when progress happens, it eliminates your excuses as to why you personally aren’t progressing.” – Charlamagne Tha God

26. “Live your truth. Honesty is always the best policy. Manners will take you where money won’t.” – Charlamagne Tha God

27. “You have to start looking in the mirror and saying ‘this is who I am, this is what I am and this is how I’m going to be’ and start demanding more from yourself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

28. “Always remember if you can’t be happy for someone else’s success you won’t be blessed with any of your own.” – Charlamagne Tha God

29. “I’ve been fired 4x and it’s worth it to be myself.” – Charlamagne Tha God

30. “Don’t beg nobody to get on the ark, just keep building and let people know the rain coming.”– Charlamagne Tha God

Which one of the above Charlamagne Tha God quotes resonated most with you and why?

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50 Inspirational Walt Disney Quotes

Joel Brown (Founder of Addicted2Success.com)

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Walt Disney was an American businessman, animator, voice actor, producer and cartoonist, creating the well-loved cartoon character – Micky Mouse.

Walt Disney has become the cultural icon for entertainment throughout the world.

Here are 50 Inspirational Walt Disney Quotes:

1. “I am interested in entertaining people, in bringing pleasure, particularly laughter, to others, rather than being concerned with ‘expressing’ myself with obscure creative impressions.” – Walt Disney

2. “We are not trying to entertain the critics. I’ll take my chances with the public.” – Walt Disney

3. “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” – Walt Disney

4. “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

5. “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

6. “All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.” – Walt Disney

7. “When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity.” – Walt Disney

8. “Disneyland is a work of love. We didn’t go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.” – Walt Disney

9. “When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage.” – Walt Disney

10. “I don’t like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It’s just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.” – Walt Disney

11. “Somehow I can’t believe there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” – Walt Disney

12. “We allow no geniuses around our Studio.” – Walt Disney

13. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney

14. “I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.” – Walt Disney

15. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

16. “He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” – Walt Disney

17. “I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

18. “Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.” – Walt Disney

19. “I never called my work an ‘art’ It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.” – Walt Disney

20. “I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.” – Walt Disney

21. “Whenever I go on a ride, I’m always thinking of what’s wrong with the thing and how it can be improved.” – Walt Disney

22. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

 

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23. “Laughter is America’s most important export.” – Walt Disney

24. “People still think of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil for these days is to sign a contract, a check, or an autograph.” – Walt Disney

25. “Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children’s approach to life. They’re people who don’t give a hang what the Jones’ do. You see them at Disneyland every time you go there. They are not afraid to be delighted with simple pleasures, and they have a degree of contentment with what life has brought – sometimes it isn’t much, either.” – Walt Disney

26. “The era we are living in today is a dream of coming true.” – Walt Disney

27. “There is more treasure n books than in all the pirates’ loot on Treasure Island and at the bottom of the Spanish Main … and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.” – Walt Disney

28. “Your dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.” – Walt Disney

29. “Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards – the things we live by and teach our children – are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.” – Walt Disney

30. “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” – Walt Disney

31. “Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource – the minds of our children.” – Walt Disney

32. “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.” – Walt Disney

33. “Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.” – Walt Disney

34. “I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing – that it was all started by a mouse.” – Walt Disney

35. “Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.” – Walt Disney

36. “I have no use for people who throw there weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.” – Walt Disney

37. “Adults are interested if you don’t play down to the little 2 or 3 year olds or talk down. I don’t believe in talking down to children. I don’t believe in talking down to any certain segment. I like to kind of just talk in a general way to the audience. Children are always reaching.” – Walt Disney

38. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney

39. “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” – Walt Disney

40. “When we consider a project, we really study it–not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.” – Walt Disney

41. “I believe in being an motivator.” – Walt Disney

42. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

43. “We did it [Disneyland], in the knowledge that most of the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster – closed and forgotten within the first year.” – Walt Disney

44. “Girls bored me, they still do. I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I’ve ever known.” – Walt Disney

45. “All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney

46. “There is great comfort and inspiration in the feeling of close human relationships and its bearing on our mutual fortunes – a powerful force, to overcome the “tough breaks” which are certain to come to most of us from time to time” – Walt Disney

47. “I’d say it’s been my biggest problem all my life… it’s money. It takes a lot of money to make these dreams come true.” – Walt Disney

48. “You can’t just let nature run wild.” – Walt Disney

49. “When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.” – Walt Disney

50. “The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.” – Walt Disney

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