Thought leader Quotes
"You need a parent more than you need a friend."
“Get comfortable being uncomfortable. That’s how you break the plateau and reach that next level.”
“Kids today are smarter than we ever were. And they've got computers, too, which is awesome. They're scary to me.”
“Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% how you React to it, Stay Strong, Be Unstoppable.”
“In Africa, you know, if you're poor, at least you can go to the forest and share some mangoes with the gorillas and monkey.”
“I live by two words: tenacity and gratitude.”
“Don’t take criticism from someone you wouldn’t take advice from.”
“I learned a long time ago that you need to bury the hatchet. No need to hold grudges. That only weighs you down.”
“Brian Tracy…say’s that our lives are changed by the people we meet and the books we read ----- and I would go so far as to add --- by the videos that we watch. I don’t know many people who can honestly say they watched TED videos and my life hasn’t changed.”
“You have the power to inspire, motivate, and influence those around you. Not with money or gifts, but with your choices - your words and your actions.”
“Art everywhere inspires me – whether it was my own art, my Father’s art, the art I saw on walls, or even my Mom’s best friend.”
“Having less power doesn't mean you are of lesser worth and therefore don't have anything to offer”.
“Awakening your spiritual side is really what artists do. When you hit a groove, it’s not you; it’s the spirit world.” ~ Tommy Chong
“Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.” “An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.”
“Each one of us has our own truth inside ourselves. The quest of the shaman is to find, live, and express it.”
“I've been around long enough to know that you never say never.”
“I could waste time wishing the situation I was facing was easier, or I could step up and face the challenge.”
“Everyone wants to call wrestling 'the business.' Why don't you treat it like a business? I don't care if you're running a diner, if you're running a car wash or a wrestling company. It's all business.”
"A well-made turtleneck sweater will keep you warm, cozy, and protected from the cold. Your gums do the same thing for your teeth.”
“As Seth Godin says, “Anxiety is nothing but repeatedly re-experiencing failure in advance.”
“I realized my dream and was proud to be a Superstar. I never won a title, but being hired by WWE and being a Superstar, to me, was like winning a championship.”
“When you are attracted to, and eat, fruits, occasionally a seed will be carried within you to a fertile ground.”
“I am only responsible for what I say; I am not responsible for what you hear.”
“I don’t wanna go on vacation. There’s nothing about it that appeals to me. People look forward to doing that; I look forward to getting up every day and doing something.”
“I've never been in a Sweat Lodge. I, myself, personally don't even like sitting in a sauna, so I've never been to a spiritual retreat so I don't understand the whole process.”
“After learning , please be realistic. Give yourself a permission to keep making mistakes. We must also give ourselves the gift of understanding that we can’t remember everything we learned at once.”
"Everybody should leave their country at some point and visit others because you realize we're all people who need a chance to know about each other. That would benefit everyone."
“If you want the best the world has to offer, offer the world your best.”
“If you don’t create a beautiful future, your brain will do it for you and it’s not good.”
“When you are living on purpose, the outcome doesn’t matter. The only thing that matters is that your mind stays open. To everything.”
“I think we should find an alternative word for the word fail. When you try and fail, the word should be discover.”
"Don’t pursue happiness; pursue a lifestyle that gives happiness!.”
"Creativity isn’t elitist. It’s not just for “special people”. Creativity is a learnable skill, and something that anyone who is willing to invest the time can achieve."
"The level of happiness you experience is directly proportional to the level of acceptance you have."
“I am a working man, but I ain't worked for a while, like some old tin can, from the bottom of the pile.” (from the song All Hell For A Basement)
“Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.”
“Speaking from the stage is the best way to connect with your audience and to set the world on fire.”
“To find what you love, look to where people come to you - what you can’t help doing.”
“They say that love is blind, but it's trauma that's blind. Love sees what is.”
“The ones that stick out are the more ordinary people who were caught in some kind of extraordinary circumstances. There's no spin to their stories. They weren't seeking publicity but, suddenly, they were there.”
"There's nothing more powerful than singing 'I love you' with family and friends."
“Men can sense when a wall is coming down, and they can't help the fact that they have to be there to watch it fall, or better yet, help push it over."
“I live without the fear of falling because I know how to get up.”
“Fill what is empty; empty what is full.”
“Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare”
“Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.”
“Give away everything you know, one bite at a time.”
“Honesty will never break you.”
“There are only 3 things that can make your dreams come true: your thoughts, your words, and your actions.”
“It's different than going viral on Twitter or Facebook because of the depth of the network you have on LinkedIn, these are business decision-makers, HR people. ... The audience you're getting in front of is a lot different.”
“We can choose to look at whatever we want. We can look at what's wrong in our life or we can look at what's right.”
“Being an icon is overrated, remember an icon can be moved by a mouse.”