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"It is more blessed to give than to receive." - Jesus

"Seven out of ten judgments can be collected on." - Cynthia Schmidt,

"We would worry less about what others think of us if we realized how seldom they do." - Ethel Barrett

"When you need advice- do you seek someone who has proven success or do you get advice from people who have never achieved what you desire?" - Robert G. Allen

"If you can have your rents come in as steady as your bills come in, you know you're doing something right." - John Nuzzolese

"Victory is always within reach, fear is what you need to overcome and when you do, only then will your ambitions be succeeded" - Alexander Jeffrey

"You are not what has happened to you. You are what you choose to become." - Chuck Norris

"Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear." - William Shakespeare

"Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give." - William Arthur Ward

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Helen Keller

"Decide what you want.Decide what you are prepared to give up to get it. Set your mind on it. Get on with the work." - H.L. HUNT

"Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?" - Jesus Christ (Matthew 7:3)

"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently." - Warren Buffett

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great." - Mark Twain

"When life gives you lemons....throw them at people...and aim for the head!" - Dan Riley

"Productiveness is your acceptance of morality, your recognition of the fact that you choose to live—that productive work is the process by which man’s consciousness controls his existence, a constant process of acquiring knowledge and shaping matter to fit one’s purpose, of translating an idea into physical form, of remaking the earth in the image of one’s values—that all work is creative work if done by a thinking mind..." - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

"A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." - Colin Powell

"Who's costly bad experience would you rather learn from yours or mine?" - John Nuzzolese

"So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today." - Jesus Christ (Matthew 6:34)

"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius

"Knowledge is power. The more knowledge, expertise, and connections you have, the easier it is for you to make a profit at the game of your choice." - Stuart Wilde

"Money will never make you happy if you are an unhappy person." - Robert Kiyosaki

"A little knowledge can be dangerous. Rental prospects who have gone through bankruptcy scare me because they have become educated on how to beat their creditors. They may be the nicest people in the world, but I prefer tenants who are afraid of damaging their excellent credit." -

"Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser" - Leo Durocher

"You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be." - Anon.

"PLEASE don't ever think that you can't get out of the rut you may be in or think you can't take your life to a whole new level.. Anything is possible when you have a path, a plan and a desire to take action.." - Dean Graziosi

"Most people struggle financially because they take advice from sales people, not rich people." - Robert Kiyosaki

"If no changes were necessary for you to achieve financial independence, you'd already be there." -John Cummuta

"Progress always involves risk. You can't steal 2nd base and keep your foot on 1st." - Fred Wilcox

"Always desire to learn something useful." - Sophocles

"I've NEVER been late with a rent payment - but my boyfriend has forgotten to mail it a few times... " - Tenant

"It is better to have NO tenant than it is to have a bad tenant." - John Nuzzolese

Theodore Roosevelt"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Tough times don't last. Tough people do." - Gregory Peck

"The more clarity you have, the more powerful your goals are." - Robert G. Allen

If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life. - Abraham H. Maslow

"If the tenant doesn't want to let you see his credit report, Cut. Him. Loose!" - John Nuzzolese,

"I don't really care if they like me or not." - Heidi Klum

"A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." - Mark Twain

"Act The Way You Want To Be And Soon You'll Be The Way You Act" - Les Brown

"You can never solve a problem with the same kind of thinking that created the problem in the first place." - Albert Einstein

"No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto." - W. Clement Stone

"The future you see is the future you get." - Robert G. Allen

"You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don't have that kind of feeling for what it is you’re doing, you’ll stop at the first giant hurdle." - George Lucas

"Why does a woman work 10 years to change a man's habits and then complain he's not the man she married?" - Barbara Sreisand

"We make our own choices and we're each responsible for them. Blame and credit belong to the individual. You haven't the right to claim either from someone else. -Nora Roberts

"You can cut down a tree with a hammer, but it takes about 30 days. If you trade the hammer for an ax, you can cut it down in about 30 minutes. The difference between 30 days and 30 minutes is skills." - Jim Rohn

"We are all self-made, but only the successful will admit it." - Earl Nightingale

"You have to believe in yourself, that's the secret. Even when I was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the street trying to find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world." - Charlie Chaplin

"Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable." – Coco Chanel

"Your life~the way it looks today is a result of your choices...What will you choose today for your tomorrows?" - Robert G. Allen

"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary." - Steve Jobs

"The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Poverty is when large efforts produce small results. Wealth is when small efforts produce large results." - David George

"They say the squeaky wheel gets the oil. In the management business, the squeaky wheel gets his walking papers." - John @ theLPA

"The strength of character and emotional intelligence to face your failures and learn from them are at the core of success." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." - John F. Kennedy

"Many of the best successes are directly related to failures. Don't be afraid to fail because every failure is a lesson, a stepping stone on your way to success." - John Nuzzolese

babe ruth quotes"You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!" - Rocky Balboa

"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile". - Mother Teresa

"Try not to be angry when people fail to meet your expectations of them. Just remember it is their shortcoming , not yours." – John Nuzzolese

"If you acquire everything & destroy yourself in the process, you are truly a pauper. You are your wealth." - Robert Allen

"We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within." - Earl Nightingale

"Just one small tenant problem avoided can be priceless!" - John Nuzzolese,

"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible." - T. E. Lawrence

"Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future." - Denis Waitley

"One of the primary reasons why people struggle financially is because they cannot control their emotion of fear." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude." - Zig Ziglar

"I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That's the thing. You can't just visualize and go eat a sandwich." - Jim Carrey

"There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self." - William James

"The fundamental level of success is doing the hard things first - If you go for the feared thing first, then the rest of the day is easy." - Robert G. Allen

"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which, in properous circumstances would have lain dormant." - Horace

"Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time." - Jim Rohn, Motivational Speaker

"We all have the same amount of time in our day. How we spend our time is what ultimately defines us." - John Nuzzolese

"Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice." - Wayne Dyer

"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." - Henry Ford

"Congratulations on your job at the bank! Yes. You work for the bank. After taxes, your largest expense is your mortgage and credit-card debt." - Robert Kiyosaki

"You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition." - W. Clement Stone

"Knock the "t" off the 'can't'" - George Reeves (Superman Actor 1914-1959)

"DON'T RENT!! if you're not willing to screen tenants carefully. It's just not worth it." - John Nuzzolese

"Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown." Ross Perot

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me… Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful… that’s what matters to me." - Steve Jobs

"One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Believe so strongly in your future that you won't allow timidity to stand in your way." - John Nuzzolese

"I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much." - Mother Teresa

"Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results."- Albert Einstein

"And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

"Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can." -- Willis R. Whitney.

"There is no failure- only feedback. It is impossible for me to lose. I know I can and will do it." - John Nuzzolese

If you can’t fly - then run
If you can’t run - then walk
If you can’t walk - then crawl
But whatever you do…
You MUST keep moving forward" - Martin Luther King Jr.

"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." - Dwight D. Eisenhower

"The barrier to success is not something which exists in the real world; it is composed purely and simply of doubts about ability." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all." - Leo Rosten

" Q: What could possibly be worse than a bad tenant?
A: 2 bad tenants!" - John Nuzzolese

"Be fearful when people are greedy, be greedy when people are fearful". -Warren Buffet

"If the window of opportunity does not open by itself, YOU must open it." - John Nuzzolese

"God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board." - Mark Twain

If you want to survive as a landlord, "You can not run your business from your heart. You have to run it from the head." - Nick Koon, Hard Nose Landlording

"The only thing worse than having a rental house not rented is having it not rented to a good tenant." - John Nuzzolese


"Fulfill your destiny and do what must be done." - John Nuzzolese

"It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate." - Donald Trump

"Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy." - Tony Robbins

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them." - Mark Twain

"The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing." - Stephen Covey

"The world does not wait for me to get around to taking my opportunities. Opportunities are snatched, made & sometimes missed." - John Nuzzolese

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"He who wants it most and is willing to do what it takes, will get it." - John Nuzzolese

"Money is attracted to great ideas." - Robert G. Allen

"Words transform. Speak only with a good purpose. Say only things that serve you and others. Choose your words wisely." - Robert G. Allen

"Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one." - Bill Gates

"Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession." - George Washington

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just." - Abraham Lincoln

"I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." - Christopher Reeve

"Action is the foundational key to all success." - Tony Robbins

"Without knowledge and a workable plan, you are gambling, with little or no chance of success." - Robert G. Allen

"The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away." - Ronald Reagan

"There's only one direction you can coast." - Brian Tracy

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind." - Winston Churchill

"You know it's possible, so why not really do it?" - John Nuzzolese

"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?" - Abraham Lincoln

"To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless." - G. K. Chesterton

"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin

"The decisions that you make each day can actually catapult you to that next level of achievement." - Robert G. Allen

"Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize and repeat, over and over, is, 'what is the most valuable use of my time right now?'" - Brian Tracy

"Screening tenants- My motto: 'Guilty until proven innocent.'" - John@TheLPA

"Why get an education? How do you convince anyone you are worth anything if you don't invest in yourself?" - Dr. Danielle Babb

"Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want." - Robert G. Allen

"Rich people plan for three generations, poor people plan for Saturday night." - Andrew Tobias

"Risk Is Our Business." - Captain James T. Kirk

"Action is the antidote to dispair." - Joan Baez

"Always do things right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. - Mark Twain

"Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make." - Donald Trump

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'" - Mary Anne Radmacher

"You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to make them all yourself." - Sam Levenson

"In two days from now, tomorrow will be yesterday. So, value every day and make it count." - John Nuzzolese

If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness. - Les Brown

"Careers like rockets, don't always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working on the engines." - Gary Sinise

Mark Twain"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man." – Mark Twain

"The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do." - Denis Waitley

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction." - Albert Einstein

"Anyone can achieve their fullest potential. Who we are might be predetermined; but the path we follow is always of our own choosing. We should never allow our fears or the expectations of others set the frontiers of our destiny. Your destiny can't be changed, but it can be challenged. 'Every man is born as many men, and dies as a single one.'" - Martin Heidegger, German philosopher

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step." - Martin Luther King Jr.

"The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." - Bill Gates

"If you're going to be thinking anyway, why not think big?" - Donald Trump

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." - Albert Schweitzer

"It shall be done." - Bill Peck (Main character from the "Go Getter")

Robert G Allen"Routine brings results. A disorganized genius is no match for the average person with a daily routine." - Robert Allen

"95% of tenant problems can be eliminated in the screening process." - John Nuzzolese,


"Attack this New Year! I mean really ATTACK this whole next year and SUCCEED! After all, it’s going to attack you anyway, so why not GO FOR IT? It CAN be done!" – John Nuzzolese

"You are the masterpiece of your own life; you are the Michelangelo of your experience. The David that you are sculpting is you. And you do it with your thoughts." - Dr. Joe Vitale

"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

"Don’t forget to pack your courage for your journey to greatness." - Dave Weinbaum

"To fly as fast as thought, to be anywhere there is, you must first begin by knowing that you have already arrived." - Richard Bach

"If people throw rocks at you, collect them and build something..." - Jim Garrett

"When someone tells me the is only one way to do things, it always lights a fire under my butt. My instant reaction is, I’m gonna prove you wrong." - Picabo Street

"If you can't excel with talent, triumph with effort." — Dave Weinbaum

"If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable." - Donald Trump

Ralph Waldo Emerson"The best antidote to fear is knowledge." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment." - Jim Rohn

"I found that when you start thinking and saying what you really want then your mind automatically shifts and pulls you in that direction. And sometimes it can be that simple, just a little twist in vocabulary that illustrates your attitude and philosophy." - Jim Rohn

"The quality of your life is directly determined by how you choose to spend your valueabe time, and with whom you choose to invest it." - John Nuzzolese

"With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose." - Wayne Dyer

"Get busy living or get busy dying." - Red, The Shawshank Redemption

"If you don't change, reality in the end forces that change upon you." - Stuart Wilde

"You think you know someone? You don't really know them until they've rented from you." -

"Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else." - Les Brown

"When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winners circle. If you do, someday the cellophane will crackle off a fresh pack, one that belongs to you, and the cards will be stacked in your favor." - Patrick Riley Mario Andretti

"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough." - Mario Andretti

"When chill winds blow fierce, a friend acts like a torch, guiding you to safety, giving you warmth, comforting you till the storm is over." - Stuart and Linda Macfarlane

"One of my biggest fears is having a tenant with more landlord - tenant knowledge and expertise than I have." - John Nuzzolese


"When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. - Wayne Dyer

"If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things." - Albert Einstein

"When a man is an island, he shouldn't burn bridges." - John Nuzzolese

"If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed." - Edmund Burke: Statesman, political theorist and philosopher

"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's as simple as that." - Earl Nightingale Les Brown

"Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." - Les Brown

"Stay on the financial offensive. Not on the defensive." - John Nuzzolese

"No matter how tumltous the sea of life might get, a canoe rowed with paddles of passion and purpose can never drown." Fasakin Tolulope

"Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness." — Edward Stanley: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

"Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time." - Greg LeMond

"A mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimension." - Unknown

"A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order will lose both, and deserve neither." - Thomas Jefferson

"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable." - Christopher Reeve

"Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. - Elvis Presley

"Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it." - John's Chinese fortune cookie

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." — Lou Holtz: Former football coach, author, motivational speaker

"The LPA loves tenants... as long as they are good." - Jack Klein, LPA member

"Tenants are like wild animals. They can be very dangerous if they sense your fear." - John Nuzzolese


"I will persist until I succeed.
I was not delivered into this world into defeat, nor does failure course through my veins. I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd. I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep.
The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny.
I will persist until I succeed."
- From the ancient scroll marked lll in the book, The Greatest Salesman In the World Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Review your goals twice every day in order to be focused on achieving them. - Les Brown

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." Personal Achievement Coach, Michael Altshuler

"Money is not worth dying for. I know, because years ago, while nearly a million dollars in debt, suicide was an option. Rather than run, rich dad suggested I write down all the mistakes I made and then seek help. If I made accounting mistakes, I talked to an accountant. If there was a legal mistake, I talked to an attorney. That was my way out. That is how I got smarter." -Robert Kiyosaki

"Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself." — Robert Collier

"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not." - Thomas Jefferson

"The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives." - Anthony Robbins

"I learned that the easiest and cheapest eviction is the one when the tenants never get possession of your property!" - John Nuzzolese

"Here's something pompous - you take your day and artistically create it, so every moment has an artistic flavor." - William Shatner

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You'll have time to rest when you're dead." - Robert De Niro

"Hey Dad, what’s the secret to success?"
"This is no 'secret', but is certainly an important 'key' to success. When you put the best into yourself, you’ll be able to get the best out of yourself. This concerns everything from food & diet, to education and choices of who your friends are." – John Nuzzolese

"I know the landlord business can be a tough job, but easy jobs don't pay well." - Lou C., LPA Member

"Confidence is preparation. Everything else is beyond your control." - Richard Kline

"Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist." Robert G. Allen

"As an investor, watch for opportunity. It may not be far away. As a landlord, be as vigilant as ever and always screen carefully!" - John Nuzzolese

Theodore Roosevelt"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to he man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... The danger lies in refusing to face the fear, in not daring to come to grips with it... You must make yourself succeed every time. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"He who has overcome his fears will truly be free." - Aristotle


"If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self." - Napoleon Hill

"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." - Anthony Robbins

"Nobody starts at the top except a hole digger, however at some point he has to get to the bottom." - Steve Mugweru, AL

"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Donald Kendall

"Tenants show their true colors in pressure situations." - John Nuzzolese

"Expensive quality work doesn't cost more - it pays." - Louis C.

"Other people's opinion of you does not have to become your reality." - Les Brown

"Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity." - Elvis Presley

"Count your blessings, not your pennies!" - John Nuzzolese

Joe DiMaggio"A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues." - Joe Dimaggio

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." - Submitted by Susan C.

"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" -Goethe

"Each person is the universe from a particular perspective." - Morihei Ueshiba, founder of Aikido.

"The trick is to make sure you don't die waiting for prosperity to come." - Lee Iacocca

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain

"How much did your last tenant problem cost you?"
- John Nuzzolese, The Landlord Protection Agency


"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle

"That consciousness is everything and that all things begin with a thought. That we are responsible for our own fate, we reap what we sow, we get what we give, we pull in what we put out. I know these things for sure." - Madonna

"The man who scrimps, spends the most." - Rob Salamida

"A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it." — Jim Rohn: Motivational speaker, philosopher, author

"Don’t confuse activity with accomplishment." - Submitted by Dale Kelsey

"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining." - John F. Kennedy


babe ruth quotes"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln

"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

"You miss a 100 percent of the shots you don’t take." - Wayne Gretzky

"You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win." - Zig Ziglar

"Become the change you want to see - those are words I live by." - Oprah Winfrey

"Succeeding is not luck - it is a decision." - J. Garrett

"Failure to recognize my opportunities is the greatest mistake I made. " - J. Garrett

"Life is a high rise building without an elevator. Welfare is on the ground floor, success is on the fifth floor and integrity is on the tenth floor." - J. Garrett

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence."
- Albert Einstein

"The best way to avoid tenant problems is to avoid problem tenants."
- John @ The Landlord Protection Agency, Inc.


"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."
- Francis Bacon

babe ruth quotes"Never let the fear of striking out get in your way." - George Herman "Babe" Ruth

"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom." - General George Patten

"I will prepare and some day my chance will come." - Abraham Lincoln

"It is never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot

"I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it's up to me." - Brad Pitt

"Everyone is ready to win, few are prepared." - Jim Garrett, Roanoke Rapids, NC

"Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect." - Rob Reiner

"Never bite the hand that feeds you, because it will be the same hand that chokes you to death!!!!" - DONLUCIANO REGGALLO

"Confidence in yourself will get you anything, lack there of will get you nowhere." - Sarah Thurman


"All the bad things in life are like alarm clocks, you just gotta shut 'em off and get back up" - Andrew Strobridge

Dale Carnegie"You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you."- Dale Carnegie

"Purpose, Passion and Desire cannot be achieved or acquired by deceit."- By Dan Auito

"Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs." - Henry Ford

"The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be." - Socrates

Elvis Presley"From the time I was a kid, I always knew something was going to happen to me. Didn't know exactly what." - Elvis Presley

"It’s always fun to do the impossible." - Walt Disney

"In the landlord business, the cheap way is often the more expensive way in the long run."

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
- Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948, Indian Political, Spiritual Leader) - Submitted By Pamela


"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." - Dale Carnegie - Submitted By Pamela

George Washington quotes"Freedom and Property Rights are inseparable. You can't have one without the other." - George Washington

"You can't keep milking a cow without feeding it." - Frank Presti

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." --- Paul Valery, French Poet

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson

"You should live everyday like it's your birthday." - Paris Hilton

"Life is full of risks anyway, why not take them? " - Lindsay Lohan

"Fight the fear, don't fear the fight!" - BaZ

"Ignorance is not an extension of time" - R. G. Wells

"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone de Beauvoir

"A mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to it's original dimension." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

spider-man quotes"With great power must also come great responsibility." - The Amazing Spider-man

"Life is not fair. If you are expecting life to be fair to you, you are in for a future of disappointment. You must make your future and your life so that you are happy with it." - John Nuzzolese,


"There are three kinds of people in this world: The wills, the won'ts and the cants. The first accomplish everything; the second oppose everything; the third fail in everything." - Eclectic Magazine

Robert G Allen"There is no failure. Only feedback." - Robert G. Allen

"Luck: Labor Under Correct Knowledge." - Unknown - Submitted By John N.

"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing." - Socrates

"You can take my factories, burn up my buildings, but give me my people and I'll build the business right back again." - Henry Ford

"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use." - Earl Nightingale

"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." - George Halas, former ballplayer, coach, and founder of the Chicago Bears

"If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner." - Zig Ziglar

"If you blame others for your failures, do you also credit them for your successes?"

"If you're too busy to help someone, you're too busy." - Submitted By Deana Nuzzolese

"You must lose everything in order to gain anything." - Brad Pitt


"Bulls make money. Bears make money. Hogs get slaughtered." - Lou C., BVR

"If thy friends be of better quality than thyself, thou mayest be sure of two things; first, they will be more careful to keep thy counsel, because they have more to lose than thou hast; the second, they will esteem thee for thyself, and not for that which thou dost possess." - Sir Walter Raleigh

eleanor roosevelt quotes"You have to accept whatever comes and the important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best you have to give." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has." - Henry Ward Beecher

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing — that's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar

"I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened." - Mark Twain

"People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine." - Brian Tracy

"Men take only their needs into consideration- - never their abilities." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"It isn't the common man at all who is important: it's the uncommon man." - Lady Nancy Astor

"Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it, and spend it rather than invest it." - Jim Rohn

"Fear of rejection is a sign of neediness - specifically, the need to be liked." - Jim Camp

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good." - Ann Landers

"I think of doing a series as very hard work. But then I've talked to coal miners, and that's really hard work." - William Shatner

"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live." - Socrates

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop

"For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity." - Dwight D. Eisenhower


"Fail to prepare; Prepare to fail." - Anonomous

"I still feel like I gotta prove something. There are a lot of people hoping I fail. But I like that. I need to be hated." - Howard Stern

"The man who strikes first admits that his ideas have given out." - Chinese Proverb

"Necessity is the mother of invention." - Anonymous

"Go for the moon. If you don't get it, you'll still be heading for a star. Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of the creative effort. " - Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure." - Napoleon Hill

"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."- Thomas Paine

"Learning is a treasure which accompanies its owner everywhere." - Anonymous

"Twenty-three is old. It's almost 25, which is like almost mid-20s."
- Jessica Simpson

"Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs." - Dwight D. Eisenhower

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"And thou wilt give thyself relief, if thou doest every act of thy life as if it were the last." - Marcus Aurelius

"Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought." - Henri Bergson

"Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke." - Will Rogers Yogi Berra quotes

"You can't think and hit at the same time." - Yogi Berra

"The game isn't over till it's over." - Yogi Berra

"Ultimately, at the end of the day, you couldn't say you were better than the other person because you knew you had a secret. You knew you had cheated." Cal Ripkin Jr.

"Character is much easier kept than recovered." - Thomas Paine


"Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." - William Jennings Bryan

"Man is what he believes." - Anton Chekhov

"The only thing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it." - Unknown

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat." -Winston Churchill

"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." - Michael Jordan Thomas Edison quotes

"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." - Thomas Edison

"You don't save a pitcher for tomorrow. Tomorrow it may rain." - Leo Durocher

"To be honest, when I was writing these stories a million years ago, I never thought about movies at all one way or another. It would have seemed almost miraculous for these things to be movies someday. To me, they were just comic books that I hoped would sell so I could keep my job." - Stan Lee, Creator of Spiderman


Benjamin Franklin success quotes

"Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise."
Ben Franklin

"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble." - Helen Keller

"Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate."
John F. Kennedy

"The impossible is often the untried."
Jim Goodwin

"Character is destiny."

"Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do." - Napoleon Hill

"Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us."
Stephen Covey

"Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning." - Denis Waitley

"Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. "
Leonard Nimoy

"As life is action and passion, it is required of man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at peril of being judged not to have lived."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


"You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth." - Henrik Isben

"Character is much easier kept than recovered." - Thomas Paine

"You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich."
"You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong."
"You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift."
"You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down."
"You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred."
"You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence."
"You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves."
- Alleged quotes from Abraham Lincoln published in 1942 by William J. H. Boetcker

"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."

"Dogs are my favorite people." - Richard Dean Anderson

"You are not paid to work hard. In fact, you are not paid for effort at all. You are paid for results. It's not what you do; it's what you get done." - Larry Winget

"If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?" - Joe Namath

"It may be those who do most, dream most."
Stephen Leacock

"The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything."
Bishop W.C. Magee

"I was built for the long run, not for the short dash, I guess." - William Shatner

"There are too many people that depend on me. I'm too obligated. I'm in too far to get out."- Elvis Presley

"Before I get in the ring, I'd have already won or lost it out on the road. The real part is won or lost somewhere far away from witnesses-behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road long before I dance under those lights." - Muhammad Ali

"The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore." - Dale Carnegie

"To be a success in business, be daring, be first, be different."

"If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost." - Zig Ziglar

"How much did your last tenant problem cost you?"
- John Nuzzolese, The Landlord Protection Agency

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