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100+ INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES ABOUT SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

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Quotes About Success and Achievement

There are no shortcuts to success, but that doesn’t mean success is not obtainable. Sure, the journey is always longer, more difficult, and time consuming than we initially anticipate. But, just like everything else in life, that which is fought for most vigorously is cherished most ardently.

So, to help you embrace the challenge of achieving the success you seek, and overcoming the obstacles you’ll face as you strive to achieve more in your life, we’ve rounded up some of the best quotes about success and achievement. May they help you succeed in the face of failure, and achieve all of your dreams.

BEST QUOTES ABOUT SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

Best Quotes about Success and Achievement

1.  “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

2.  “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”  –  Winston S. Churchill

3.  “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”  –   Henry David Thoreau

4.  “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”  –  Thomas Jefferson

5.  “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”  –  Albert Einstein

6.  “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”  –  Winston Churchill

7.  “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”  –  Steve Jobs

8.  “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”  –  Colin Powell

9.  “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”  –  Winston Churchill

10.   “Success comes to those who become success conscious.”  –  Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill: a Quote on Success

11.  “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”  –  Franklin D. Roosevelt

12.  “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”  –  Conrad Hilton

13.  “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”  –  Vince Lombardi

14.  “Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.”  –  Napoleon Hill

15.  “All successes begin with self-discipline.  It starts with you.”  –  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

16.  “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”  –  Thomas Edison

17.  “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”  –  John D. Rockefeller Jr.

18.  “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”  –  C.S. Lewis

19.  “The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”  –   Aristotle Onassis

20.  “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”  –  Lou Holtz

21.  “Average people have wishes and hopes. Successful people have goals.”  –  Achievement Quote

22.  “For every reason it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.”  –   Jack Canfield

23.  “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”  –  Vince Lombardi

24.  “Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific simple habits that always lead to success.”  –  Robjert J. Ringer

25.  “Your level of success is determined by your level of discipline and perseverance.”  –  Anonymous

 26.  “Success doesn’t just happen.  You have to be intentional about it, and that takes discipline.”  –  John C. Maxwell

27.  “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”  –  Og Mandino

28.  “The twin killers of success are impatience and greed.”  –  Jim Rohn

29.  “The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.”  –  E.M. Gray 

30.  “The path to success is to take massive determined action.” – Tony Robbins

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31.  “Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.”  –  Mike Ditka

32.  “In the end, the money and success that truly last come not to those who focus on such things as goals, but rather to those who focus on mastery and fulfilling their Life’s Task.”  –  Robert Greene

33.  “I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.”  –  Nikola Tesla

34.  “If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”  –  Henry David Thoreau

35.  “What really makes successful entrepreneurs is not the nature of their idea, or the university they went to , but their actual character – their willingness to adapt their ideas and take advantage of possibilities they had not first imagined.”  –  Robert Greene

36.  “Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family background: they are measured by the size of their thinking.”  –  David J. Schwartz

37.  “You will never have a greater or lesser dominion than that over yourself…the height of a man’s success is gauged by his self-mastery; the depth of his failure by his self-abandonment. …And this law is the expression of eternal justice. He who cannot establish dominion over himself will have no dominion over others.”  – Leonardo da Vinci

Quotes About Success and Achievement

You’re just about halfway through these success quotes. Hopefully they are filling your head with the inspiration and motivation you’ll need to overcome the obstacles that are keeping you from your success at the moment.

This next section puts even more focus on quotes about success and achievement. We hope the quotes, along with the supporting links throughout the page, truly motivates you to keep moving forward on your dreams.

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

39.  “Disciplined, consistent, and persistent actions are more of a determining factor in the creation of success than any other combination of things.”  –  Grant Cardone

40.  “Success is a pile of failure that you are standing on.” – Dave Ramsey

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41.  “Success is actually a short race – a sprint fueled by discipline just long enough for habit to kick in and take over.” – Gary Keller

42.  “We are all self-made, but only the successful will admit it.”  –  Earl Nightingale

43.  “You can think your way to failure and unhappiness, but you can also think your way to success and happiness.” – Norman Vincent Peale

44.  “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.”  –  Lionel Messi

45.  “Unsuccessful people suffer a mind-deadening thought disease. We call this disease excusitis.”  –  David J. Schwartz

46.  “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. ”  –  Vince Lombardi

47.  “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.”  –  Benjamin Franklin

48.  “Believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.”  –  Norman Vincent Peale

49.  “If one does not possess persistence, one does not achieve noteworthy success in any calling.” – Napoleon Hill

50.  “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”  –  Henry Ford

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51.  “The path to success will leave you callused, bruised, and very tired. It will also leave you empowered.” – David Goggins

52.  “At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” – Erin Cummings

53.  “Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success but by the fear of failure.” –  Larry Ellison

54.  “Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

55.  “The keys to success are patience, persistence, and obsessive attention to detail.”  –  Jeff Bezos

56. “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.” – Achievement Quote

57. “Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life: it’s about what you inspire others to do.” – Success Quote

58. “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

59. “Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. The make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

60. “I never dreamed of success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder

61. “Success is not an activity, but a process.” – Success and Achievement Quote

62. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

63. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get” – W.P. Kinsella

64. “Successful people begin where failures leave off. Never settle for ‘just getting the job done.’ Excel!” – Tom Hopkins

65. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

66. “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

67. “When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” – Joseph Joubert

68. “Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

69. “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

70. “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” – Florence Nightingale

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71. “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” – William Pollard

72. “Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.”  –  Jim Rohn

73. “Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.” – William James

74. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

75. “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” – John Wooden

76. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”  –  Pablo Picasso

77. “You can do whatever you set your mind to if you just roll up your sleeves, get in there, and do it. everything is figureoutable.”

78. “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance.” – Oprah Winfrey

79. “If you want to achieve greatnes stop asking for permission.” – Anonymous

80. “The key to success is to start before you’re ready.” – Marie Forleo

Mario Forleo Short Quote About Success

81. “Success is usually the culmination of controlling failures.” – Sylvester Stallone

82. “Success takes communication, collaboration, and sometimes failure.” – Jessica Alba

83. “Sometimes it takes a thousand tries to win.” – Rihanna

84. “All good ideas start out as bad ideas, that’s why it takes so long.” – Steven Spielberg

85. “Be a lot, do a lot, do a lot have a lot. ” – Myron Golden

86. “I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.” – Walter Cronkite

87. “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” – Abraham Lincoln

88. “I’d have to say hard work and dedication are the cornerstones of success, and if you believe in yourself, even when others are doubting you, and society is pushing you down, it’s important to have that self-belief in yourself.” – Serena Williams

89. “Faith will get you to a point. Luck will get you to a point. But to achieve the kind of success you dream about, you need to work. There are no shortcuts, you can’t cheat life, just get to work and don’t stop until you reach your highest potential.” – Denzel Washington

90. “If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.” – Robert Kiyosaki

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91. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” – Mario Andretti

92. “It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success.” – Mark Cuban

93. “Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action.” – Mel Robbins

94. “That ability to control your thoughts ultimately will lead to success whatever your line of work is, because you have to be able to see what you want to have happen.” – Phil Mickelson

95. “Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.” –  Simon Sinek

96. “Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club.” – Richard Branson

97. “Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer who never gave up.” – Michael Jordan

98. “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation” – Zig Ziglar

99. “The people who are successful decide they are going to be successful. They make that choice. And they make other choices. They decide to study hard. They decide to work hard. They decide to be the first person to get to work and the last to go home. They decide they are going to take on the hard jobs. Take on the challenges. They decide they are going to lead when no one else will.” – Jocko Willink

100. “Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something.” – Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart Success Quote

101. “There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.” – Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant

102. “Attitude is everything. The greatest success comes from having the freedom to fail.” – Master P

103. “I failed forward to success. I truly believe that life is a series of many attempts and many failures before we realize success. The important thing is to keep on trying.” – Mary Kay Ash

104. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.”  –  Robert H. Schuller

105. “I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.” – Zig Ziglar

106. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas

107. “It takes hard work to make it to the top. It takes twice the effort to stay at the top.” – Patrick Bet-David

108. “The truth is, successful people are not ten times smarter than you. They don’t really work ten times harder than you. So why are they successful? Because their dreams are so much bigger than yours!” – Dan Peña

109. “Obsessed is a word often used by the lazy to describe the dedicated.” – Tai Lopez

110. “One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better.” – Colonel Sanders

111. “If you want to be truly successful in life, you have to be selfless. And you have to understand that being selfless and being of service to other people is the only true way to find long term success.” – Andy Frisella

112. “The real secret to success is enthusiasm.” – Walter Chrysler

113. “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.” – Walter Scott

114. “Success is becoming what you want to be, and is attained by applying your energies to your work, and you will apply your energies in exact proportion to the intensity of your desire.” – Wallace D. Wattles

115. “Everyone visualizes whether he knows it or not. Visualizing is the great secret of success.” – Rhonda Byrne

116. “You have four choices in life: 1. Wish for it. 2. Whine for it. 3. Pout about not having it. 4. Work for it. Only one give you results.” – Andy Frisella

117. “All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” – Brian Tracy

118. “The only thing that can stop you is excuses.” – Kevin O’Leary

Bonus Success Quote

Bonus: Here’s our final quote about success and achievement. We’ve listed here as a bonus because it sums up best what we believe is key for finding success in anything; striving.

“The Key To Success Is Failure.”

– michael jordan –

Leverage These Success Quotes

Never forget what it means to be successful; for success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal. And if you are truly striving for success, you are going to have setbacks, or days where you want to give up. But, so long as you keep moving forward, and don’t ever stop reaching for your goal, you will eventually succeed.

So, leverage these success quotes when things get hard, because they will, and keep doing so until that one fine day arrives when you wake up and realize you have achieved everything you’ve ever wanted…

Until then,

STRIVE

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50+ INSPIRATIONAL HARD WORK PAYS OFF QUOTES

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There’s one premise that all our efforts are based off of here at The STRIVE, and it’s that hard work pays off. We believe that going the extra mile, putting in the effort, working late nights, and grinding in those early waking hours all adds up. We believe it, because it does, and because we’ve observed this to be true in just about every success story we’ve studied.

So, to keep you inspired and faithful to the fact that hard work and maximum effort brings positive results, we’ve rounded up these powerful hard work pays off quotes. May they help you stick to the spirit that has helped created countless millionaires, success icons, pros, and superstars across the ages.

BEST HARD WORK PAYS OFF QUOTES

Hard Work Pays Off

1. “At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart

2. “Hard work pays off — hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to beat.” – Robert Griffin III

3. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell

4. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

5. “Hard work pays off if you’re patient enough to see it through.” – Michael Chandler

6. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” – Anonymous

7. “Your hard work might not pay off today or tomorrow, but it will eventually pay off.” – Sonya Parker

8.Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohil

9. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true — hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” – Ray Bradbury

10. “Hard work and determination equals success. Nothing comes easy. Put your mind to something.” – Kevin Hart

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11. “Hard work pays off. The harder you work, the more people will notice.” – Sydney Sweeney

12. “The hard work definitely paid off and hard work always does.” – Gabby Douglas

13. “Hard word pays off later, laziness pays off now.’ – Anonymous

14. “The price of success: hard work, patience, and a few sacrifices.” – Edward Bok

15. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden

16. “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” – Kevin Durant

17. “There is no easy way. There is only hard work, late nights, early mornings, practice, rehearsal, repetition, study, sweat, blood, toil, frustration, and discipline.” – Jocko Willink

18. “Hard work always pays off, whatever you do.” – Justin Lynch

19. “I always remind my kids that hard work pays off. That’s how I go to where I am right now because of sacrifice and the work I put into it.” – Dwayne Wade

20. “Hard work pays the best dividends.” – Atlas Rowe

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21. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

22. “Hard work opens doors and shows the world that you are serious about being one of those rare – and special – human beings who use the fullness of their talents to do their very best.” – Robin Sharma

23. “Hard work pays off in the future but requires discomfort now. Laziness pays off now but guarantees discomfort in the future.” – Hal Elrod

24. “The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” – Tommy Hilfiger

25. “Work hard in silence, let success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean

26. “We are all great. No matter if you think you’re dumb, fat, been bullied, we all have greatness. You gotta find the courage. It’s going to be hard work, discipline, and the non-cognitive skills — hard work, dedication, sacrifice — that will set you apart. – David Goggins

27. “All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point.” – Eric Thomas

28. “Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.” – Ben Carson

29. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

30. “Hard work works!” – Denzel Washington

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31. “Product outweighs talent.’ – Master P

32. “With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” – Antoine Griezmann

33. “Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” – Kobe Bryant

34. “If you do the work you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.” – Michael Jordan

35. “Luck doesn’t exist, only hard work works.” – Serge Nubret

36. “If you believe hard work pays, and put in the time and effort that goes along with such a belief, success will surely follow.” – The STRIVE

37. “Nobody has the power to change the past, but we all have the power to change our future. Hard work pays off!” – Master P

38. “When you are willing to replace mundane excuses with hard work and your laziness with determination, nothing can prevent you from succeeding.” – Prem Jagyasi

39. “Hard work is the price we must pay for success.  I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.” – Vince Lombardi

40. “Hard work creates champions.” – The STRIVE

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41. “The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

42. “A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things.” – Ralph Lauren

43. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds” – .Gordon B. Hinckley

44. “Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.” – Bruce Lee

45. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien

46. “I strongly believe if you work hard, whatever you want, it will come to you.” – Beyoncé

47. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter Drucker

48. “Hard work increases the probability of serendipity.” – Ken Poirot

49. “If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

50. “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” – Henry Ford

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51. “It takes many years to become an overnight success.” – Frank Sonnenburg

52. “People often ask me if I know the secret of success and if I could tell others how to make their dreams come true. My answer is, you do it by working.” – Walt Disney

53. “The common denominator for success is work.” – John D. Rockefeller

54.  “Work your ass off, there is no magic pill.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

55. “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas Edison

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56. “Consistently doing the work while your competition takes the day off, slows down, stops and restarts is what puts you ahead by miles and millions in just a few short years.” – Bedros Keuilian

57. “You have four choices in life: 1. Wish for it. 2. Whine for it. 3. Pout about not having it. 4. Work for it. Only one give you results.” – Andy Frisella

58. “The only thing that follows work is results.” – Ray Lewis

59. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge

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Bonus Hard Work Pays Quote

Bonus: Here’s one last quote related to hard work paying off. This one is without a doubt one of our favorites because it touches on the truth of hard work, which is that it does pay, but only after you’ve first made a down payment with effort.

“Life Grants Nothing To Us Mortals Without Hard Work.”

– horace –

Final Thoughts

There you have it, our collection of the most motivating Hard Work Pays Off quotes. We hope they help you put your nose to the grindstone and get to work on bringing your dreams to life.

That said, if you enjoyed this collection of Hard Work Pays Off quotes, then you’ll definitely enjoy these powerful resources as well:

Till you reach your aims,

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35+ BEST QUOTES FROM HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

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How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of those books that every person should read. It doesn’t matter if you are striving to get that next promotion, to reach the top in your industry, or to just play it lowkey, this book has the potential to dramatically help just about anyone in their life. Because regardless of what aim we are after in life, every path requires working with and through people. And the better we are at getting along with people, the better our chances are of reaching our aims. As such, we’ve gathered some of the best quotes from How to Win Friends and Influence People that charts a path for you to find more success with people, and as a direct result, more eventual success in life.

So, if you’re ready for some of the best quotes and time tested-advice from a book that has sold over 300 million copies, then let’s dive in.

BEST HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE QUOTES

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1. “If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.” – Dale Carnegie

2. “The resentment that criticism engenders can demoralize employees, family members and friends, and still not correct the situation that has been condemned.” – Dale Carnegie

3. “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do.” – Dale Carnegie

4. “When we are dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.” – Dale Carnegie

5. “Instead of condemning people, let’s try to understand them. Let’s try to figure out why they do what they do. That’s a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism; and it breeds sympathy, tolerance and kindness. “To know all is to forgive all.” ” – Dale Carnegie

6. “A person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie

7. “The world is full of people who are grabbing and self-seeking. So the rare individual who unselfishly tries to serve others has an enormous advantage.” – Dale Carnegie

8. “Give honest, sincere appreciation. Be “hearty in your approbation and lavish in your praise.” and people will cherish our words and treasure them and repeat them over a lifetime—repeat them years after you have forgotten them.” – Dale Carnegie

9. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming genuinely interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie

10. “Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.” – Dale Carnegie

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11. “If we want to make friends, let’s put ourselves out to do things for other people—thins that require time, energy, unselfishness and thoughtfulness.” – Dale Carnegie

12. “Remember that other people may be totally wrong. But they don’t think so. Don’t condemn them. Any fool can do that. Try to understand them. Only wise, tolerant, exceptional people even try to do that.” – Dale Carnegie

13. “Three -fourths of the people you will ever meet are hungering and thirsting for sympathy. Give it to them, and they will love you.” – Dale Carnegie

14. “Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him.” – Dale Carnegie

15. “The only way I can get you to do anything is by giving you what you want.” – Dale Carnegie

16. “Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.” – Dale Carnegie

17. “There is only one way to get the best of an argument – and that is to avoid it.” – Dale Carnegie

18. “It raises one above the herd and gives one a feeling of nobility and exaltation to admit one’s mistakes.” – Dale Carnegie

19. “All men have fears, but the brave put down their fears and go forward.” –  Dale Carnegie

20. “To be interesting, be interested.” – Dale Carnegie

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21. “The only way to influence people is to talk in terms of what the other person wants” – Dale Carnegie

22. “Your smile is a messenger of your good will. Your smile brightens the lives of all who see it” – Dale Carnegie

23. “The ability to remember names is almost as important in business and social contacts as it is in politics.” – Dale Carnegie

24. “Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.” – Dale Carnegie

25. “If out of reading this book you get just one thing—an increased tendency to think always in terms of other people’s point of view, and see things from their angle—if you get that one thing out of this book, it may easily prove to be one of the building blocks of your career.” – Dale Carnegie

26.Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.” – Dale Carnegie

27. “Remember what Lincoln said: ‘A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall’.” – Dale Carnegie

28. “It took me years and cost me countless thousands of dollars in lost business before I finally learned that it doesn’t pay to argue, that it is much more profitable and much more interesting to look at things from the other person’s viewpoint and try to get that person saying ‘yes, yes’.” – Dale Carnegie

29. “I discovered, quite by accident, how richly it sometimes pays to let the other person do the talking.” – Dale Carnegie

30. “Only knowledge that is used sticks in your mind.” – Dale Carnegie

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31. “Every successful person loves the game. The chance to prove his worth, to excel, to win.” – Dale Carnegie

32. “Happiness doesn’t depend on any external conditions, it is governed by our mental attitude.” – Dale Carnegie

33. “By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.”  –  Dale Carnegie

34. “Actions speaker louder than words, and a smile says, ‘I like you. You make me happy. I am glad to see you.'” – Dale Carnegie

35. “Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.” – Dale Carnegie

36. “Anyone who takes the time to disagree with you is interested in the same things you are. Think of them as people who really want to help you and you turn your opponents into friends.” – Dale Carnegie

37. “We are interested in others when they are interested in us.” – Dale Carnegie

38. “The only way on Earth to influence other people is to talk about what they want and show them how to get it.” – Dale Carnegie

39. “It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” – Dale Carnegie

40. “Abilities wither under criticism; They blossom under encouragement.” – Dale Carnegie

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Bonus Quote from How to Win Friends and Influence People

Bonus: Out of all of the How to Win Friends and Influence People quotes listed, this next one is by far one of our favorites. It’s an idea that is simple to do, yet most people overlook in their effort to improve their human relations skills. Behold….

“Winning Friends Begins With Friendliness.”

– dale carnegie –
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Final Thoughts

And there you have it, the best of the best How to Win Friends and Influence People quotes straight from Dale Carnegie’s best-selling book. We hope you enjoyed these quotes, but most importantly, we hope you put their wisdom into action.

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With that said, if you’ve never read the book all the way through, this is one you should sincerely think about investing more time in to. Considering it has made Time Magazine’s top 100 list for most influential books, you’d be equipping yourself to meet life’s situations head on by embracing all the time-tested advice contained within it’s pages.

Till next time,

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75+ BEST FINANCIAL LITERACY QUOTES TO INSPIRE YOUR FINANCIAL SUCCESS

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Financial Literacy is a topic that is extremely important to just about everyone these days. It’s important not only because it impacts everyone, but because those who lack a sound financial education risk a future of unnecessary instability and hardship.

“Knowledge Without Action Cost Money.”

However, the great thing about financial literacy is that it is available to us all. And the more financially literate we become, the better our lives typically become. So, to help encourage and inspire more people to embrace the power of becoming financially literate, we’ve decided to publish this ultimate collection of financial literacy quotes from a few of the most authoritative names on the topic of money.

With that said, some of these financial quotes speak to the need for financial literacy, while others actually provide hidden financial lessons than can actually strengthen your financial situation… if you embrace them. So, if you’re ready for some encouraging and wise words on the topic of financial literacy, let’s begin:

BEST FINANCIAL LITERACY QUOTES

Best Financial Literacy Quotes

1. “The number one problem in today’s generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.” – Alan Greenspan

2. “The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy; the key factor is your philosophy.” – Jim Rohn

3. “Money without financial intelligence is money soon gone.” – Robert Kiyosaki

4. “There is a secret psychology of money. Most people don’t know about it. That’s why most people never become financially successful. A lack of money is not the problem; it is merely a symptom of what’s going on inside of you.” – T. Harv Eker

5. “Financial literacy begins the process of earning more for what you know and less for what you do.” – Linsey Mills

6. “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin

7. “Financial education needs to become part of our national curriculum and scoring systems so that it’s not just the rich kids that learn about money… it’s all of us.” – David Bach

8. “Financial Literacy is an important part of avoiding financial mistakes and planning for a strong, secure financial future.” – Tim Pawlenty

9. “Economic success is a direct function of being able to define one’s own allocation of time an motion.” – Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D.

10. “A person either disciplines his finances or his finances disciplines him.” – Orrin Woodward

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11. “I want kids to understand the importance of savings and investing. It’s crucial that people understand the importance of financial literacy, because it’s actually life-saving.” – Mellody Hobson

12. “Financial illiteracy is not an issue unique to any one population. It affects everyone: men and women, young and old, across all racial and socioeconomic lines. No longer can we stand by and ignore this problem. The economic future of the United States depends on it.” – President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy

13. “Radical economic transformation is not a quality you demand from the government, radical economic transformation is a quality you demand from yourself” – Mac Duke

14. “Many entrepreneurs struggle to understand payroll taxes, health care and other thorny issues… In other words, they don’t have the financial literacy to scale their businesses and attract investors.” – Daymond John

15. “Financial literacy makes it okay for you to make small or big mistakes. On the other hand, being financially illiterate only makes those mistakes dire and regrettable.” – Anas Hamshari

16. “The fastest way to double your money is to fold them in half and put them in your pocket.” – Andrew Carnegie

17. “Money is in some respects like fire – it is a very excellent servant but a terrible master. When you have it mastering you, when interest is constantly piling up against you, it will keep you down in the worst kind of slavery. But let money work for you, and you have the most devoted servant in the world.” – P.T. Barnum

18. “To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial independence.” – Jim Rohn

19. “If you want to be financially-free, you need to become a different person than you are today and let go of whatever has held you back in the past.” – Kim Kiyosaki

20. “Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.” – Suze Orman

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21. “Financial peace is not about acquiring stuff. It’s more about learning how to live on less than what you’re earning. This way, you can save money and invest some of it. You can’t win until you learn this.” – Dave Ramsey

22. “Don’t save what money is left after spending. Rather, only spend the money that remains after saving funds.” – Warren Buffett

23. “Earning a lot of money is not the key to prosperity. How you handle it is.” – Dave Ramsey

24. “Financial literacy is just as important in life as the other basics.” – John W. Rogers Jr.

25. “Money is just another word for power.” – Joline Godfrey

26. “Spending money to show people how much money you have is the fastest way to have less money.” – Morgan Housel

27. “Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.” –  Brian Tracy

28. “The lack of money is the root of all evil.” – Mark Twain

29. “Get what you can, and what you get hold, Tis the stone that will turn all your lead into gold.” – Benjamin Franklin

30. “Good money management is good life management.” – Financial Literacy Quote

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31. “One penny may seem to you a very insignificant thing, but it is the small seed from which fortunes spring.” – Orison Swett Marden

32. “College graduates spent 16 years gaining skills taht will help them command a higher salary; yet little or no time is spent helping them save, invest, and grow their money.” – Vince Shorb

33. “The secret to creating lasting financial change is to decide to pay yourself first and then make it automatic.” – David Bach

34. “Financial problems are not fixed with money, but with financial education.” – Anonymous

35. “Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

36. “To get rich, you have to be making money while you’re asleep.” – David Bailey

37. “We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.” – Robert Kiyosaki

38. “At base, financial literacy is inextricably connected to control over one’s future.” – Ann Cotton

39. “You are never powerful in life until you are powerful over your own money.” – Suze Orman

40. “Never spend your money before you have earned it.” – Thomas Jefferson

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41. “The key to fast-tracking financial freedom is to make and invest as much money as early and frequently as you can.” – Grant Sabatier

42. “Money is everywhere, it affects all of us, and confuses most of us.” – Morgan Housel

Inspirational Quotes About Financial Literacy

Financial literacy at it’s core, is a person’s ability to understand and effectively use various money management techniques like budgeting, saving, investing, and the leveraging of credit. Without a doubt, financial literacy is the bedrock on which the quality of our lives are built. So, the sooner you improve your financial literacy, and the more you develop it, the better off you will be, because knowledge is power, especially when it comes to money.

With that said, let’s get back to fortifying your financial knowledge, and jump back into this next section of financial literacy quotes.

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43. “As you manage your money, you manage your life.” – Dan Millman

44. “When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.” – Oscar Wilde

45. “An allowance is not a salary or an entitlement, it is a tool for teaching children how to manage money.” – Joline Godfrey

46. “We live in the richest country in world history. Our wealth is enormous and growing. Yet only 5 percent of us manage to become financially independent by age 65. Why is this? More often than not, the answer lies in what we choose to do with the money that comes into our lives.” – The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

47. “Any fool can spend money. But to earn it and save it and defer gratification — then you learn to value it differently.” – Malcom Gladwell

48. “Money can allow you to quit a job to be your own boss or step it up from sleeping in your childhood bed and moving into an apartment of your own. Money helps you travel the world, upgrade to eating organic food, indulge your desire to brew your own craft beer, or snag the latest Apple product. Money gives you the opportunity to help others in need. And with proper management and planning, it lets you retire eventually so you don’t have to continue exchanging your time and energy for a paycheck until your last breath.” – Erin Lowry

49. “The best money tree in existence sits right in your pocketbook: The good old-fashioned buck. Yes, money. Money is the king of money trees.” – M.J. Demarco

50. “If you want to get rich, think of saving as earning.” – Andrew Carnegie

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51. “If you want to become wealthy, then you have to find out what the top 5% of people do financially and do the same thing.” – Myron Golden

52. “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.” – Jen Sincero

53. “Money is like an arm or leg — use it or lose it.” – Henry Ford

54. “On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn’t measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they’ve saved and invested over time.” – Ramit Sethi

55. “The stock market is designed to transfer money from the active to the patient.” – Warren Buffett

56. “Do not focus on money, instead focus on a problem that needs to be solved for the world. Money will follow you as a biproduct.” – Manoj Arora

57. “Watch your pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.” – Janet Wallach

58. “Money is one of the most important subjects of your entire life. Some of life’s greatest enjoyments and most of life’s greatest disappointments stem from your decisions about money. Whether you experience great peace of mind or constant anxiety will depend on getting your finances under control.” – Robert G. Allen

59. “When people understand basic money strategies, they become empowered to change their lives and build richer more resilient futures.” – Tina hay

60. “If you’re saving, you’re succeeding.” – Steve Burkholder

61. “One is not born, with a capacity to make sound financial decisions, it comes through education, reading the right material, and also training. Being promoted to a top position in your organization, or even being elected to public office, does not suddenly endow you with financial literacy, if you did not acquire and develop it, earlier in your life.” – Strive Masiyiwa

62. “We need to have financial literacy in America, not just complaining about obstructionism. We need solutions. And I think the solutions are using high finance to make capitalism work for people around the world.” – Kabir Sehgal

63. “The amount of money we receive will always be in direct ratio to the deman for what we do; our ability to do it; and the difficulty in replacing us.” – Earl Nightingale

64. “First, you have to know how to make more money than you spend. Second, you have to know how to take that savings and invest it well.” – Ray Dalio

65. “The most important aspect of keeping your money is being aware of how much of it you are spending.” – Tiffany Aliche

66. “Frugality includes all other virtues.” – Cicero

67. “Most people fail to realize that in life, it’s not how much money you make, it’s how much money you keep.”  –  Robert Kiyosaki

68. “When your money makes more than you do, you are officially wealthy.” – Dave Ramsey

69. “A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.” – John C. Maxwell

70. “It’s not your salary that makes you rich; it’s your spending habits.” – Charles A. Jaffe

71. “If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until the day you die.” – Warren Buffett

72. “Too many people spend money they earned… to buy things they don’t want… to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Rogers

73. “Don’t go broke trying to get rich.” – Ryan Pineda

74. “He who buys what he does not need, steals from himself.” – Swedish Proverb

75. “Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.” – Benjamin Franklin

76. “We make ourselves rich by making our wants few.” – Henry David Thoreau

77. “Frugality makes a poor man rich.” – Seneca The Younger

78. “Almost every failure I know (and I know a lot) didn’t fail because they couldn’t make money. They are broke now because they couldn’t keep it.” – James Altucher

79. “Money doesn’t bring happiness, but the absence of money brings unhappiness.” – Tai Lopez

80. “The best way to create long-term wealth, is to dollar cost average into an index fund.” – Graham Stephan

81. “Budgeting your money is the key to having enough.” – Elizabeth Warren

82. “Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” – Nathan Morris

83. “Money is multiplied in practical value depending on the number of W’s you control in your life: what you do, when you do it, where you do it, and with whom you do it.” – Tim Ferriss

84. “Your economic security does not lie in your job; it lies in your own power to produce—to think, to learn, to create, to adapt. That’s true financial independence. It’s not having wealth, it’s having the power to produce wealth.” – Stephen Covey

85. “If you are focused on delivering value, money comes.” – Dan Lok

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Bonus Financial Literacy Quote

Bonus: Here is our last and final quote about financial literacy. It is a quote that comes from one of the best books ever written on personal finance and financial literacy; The Richest Man In Babylon. It’s our last quote because it speaks volumes to, and in a way, makes the case for everyone’s need of more financial knowledge.

“Our Acts Can Be No Wiser Than Our Thoughts, Our Thinking Can Be No Wiser Than Our Understanding.”

george s. clason

Final Thoughts

There you have it, the best of the best when it comes to quotes about financial literacy. We hope they provided you with new insights related to the power of financial education.

But more importantly, we hope some of these quotes inspired and influenced you to want to think and act differently with your own money.

With that said, if you believe financially literacy can help protect people from financial disaster, debt, hardship, and even poverty, like we believe it can, please share a few of these wise words with those who may appreciate them.

Till then,

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35+ INSPIRING JEFF BEZOS QUOTES ON SUCCESS

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Jeff Bezos is one of the most recognized names in the world of business. After founding and then building up one of the largest and most successful ecommerce companies in the world, he leaned into other industries like cloud computing, self-publishing, AI, and has also been taking them by storm. Needless to say, Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about success and achievement. As such, we aim to capture some of his most inspiring and insightful sayings on success with this collection of Jeff Bezos quotes.

We hope they’ll both educate and inspire you to dream big, and strive to achieve big, just as Bezos has. So without further ado, let’s dive into this collection of remarkable Jeff Bezos quotes about success.

BEST JEFF BEZOS QUOTES ON SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT

Best Jeff Bezos Quotes on Success

1. “The No. 1 thing that has made us successful by far is obsessive compulsive focus on the customer.” – Jeff Bezos

2. “If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.” – Jeff Bezos

3. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos

4. “Your margin is my opportunity” – Jeff Bezos

5. “If you never want to be criticized, for goodness’ sake don’t do anything new.” – Jeff Bezos

6. “Invention is by its very nature disruptive. If you want to be understood at all times, then don’t do anything new.” – Jeff Bezos

7. “We can’t be in survival mode. We have to be in growth mode.” – Jeff Bezos

8. “In the old world, you devoted 30% of your time to building a great service and 70% of your time to shouting about it. In the new world, that inverts.” – Jeff Bezos

9. “One of the only ways to get yourself out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” – Jeff Bezos

10. Work hard, have fun, make history.” – Jeff Bezos

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11. “The death knell for any enterprise is to glorify the past — no matter how good it was.” – Jeff Bezos

12. “What’s good for customers is good for shareholders.” – Jeff Bezos

13. “We’ve had three big ideas at Amazon that we’ve stuck with for 18 years, and they’re the reason we’re successful: 1) Put the customer first. 2) Invent. 3) Be patient.” – Jeff Bezos

14. “Most people,” he said, “think that if they work hard, they should be able to master a handstand in about two weeks. The reality is that it takes about six months of daily practice. If you think you should be able to do it in two weeks, you’re just going to end up quitting.” Unrealistic beliefs on scope – often hidden and undiscussed – kill high standards. To achieve high standards yourself or as part of a team, you need to form and proactively communicate realistic beliefs about how hard something is going to be.” – Jeff Bezos

15. “People who are right most of the time are people who change their minds often.” – Jeff Bezos

16. “As a company grows, everything needs to scale, including the size of your failed experiments. If the size of your failures isn’t growing, you’re not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle.” – Jeff Bezos

17. “If we can keep our competitors focused on us while we stay focused on the customer, ultimately we’ll turn out all right.” – Jeff Bezos

18. “If you double the number of experiments you do per year you’re going to double your inventiveness.” – Jeff Bezos

19. “What’s dangerous is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos

20. “In the end, we are our choices.” – Jeff Bezos

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21. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.” – Jeff Bezos

22. “Entrepreneurs must be willing to be misunderstood for long periods of time.” – Jeff Bezos

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23. “If you’re doing anything interesting in the world, you are going to have critics. You can’t stop it. Move forward. It’s not worth losing any sleep over.” – Jeff Bezos

24. “Complaining is not a strategy. You have to work with the world as you find it, not as you would have it be.” – Jeff Bezos

25. “Stress comes from ignoring the things that you shouldn’t be ignoring.” – Jeff Bezos

26. “One of the huge mistakes people make is they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passion; your passion chooses you.” – Jeff Bezos

27. “If we think long-term we can accomplish things that we couldn’t otherwise accomplish.” – Jeff Bezos

28. “Life is too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.” – Jeff Bezos

29. “When the world changes around you and when it changes against you — what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind — you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.” – Jeff Bezos

30. “It’s not an experiment if you know it’s going to work.” – Jeff Bezos

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31.Failure and invention are inseparable twins.” – Jeff Bezos

32. “A company shouldn’t get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn’t last.” – Jeff Bezos

33. “If you don’t understand the details of your business, you are going to fail.” – Jeff Bezos

34. “You need to be nimble and robust. So you need to be able to take a punch and you also need to be quick and innovative and doing new things at a high speed. That’s the best defense against the future.” – Jeff Bezos

35. “You have to always be leaning into the future. If you’re leaning away from the future, the future is going to win every time.” – Jeff Bezos

Related: Jeff Bezos Success Story

Bonus Jeff Bezos Quote

Bonus: Alright, here’s our last and final Jeff Bezos quote on success. Enjoy!

“My Advice On Adversity And Success Would Be To Be Proud Not Of Your Gifts, But Of Your Hard Work And Your Choices.”

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Alright, there you have it, the best of the best when it comes to Jeff Bezos quotes on success and achieving staggering results in life and in your business.

We hope you enjoyed reading them as much as we enjoyed researching and rounding them up for you. Don’t hesitate to book mark this page, and come back and explore some of other inspiring quotes on success and achievement when you need a positive nudge to get fired up.

Till then and until you reach your aims,

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TOP 25 JAMES ALTUCHER QUOTES FOR SUCCESS, MONEY, AND MOTIVATION

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James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, savvy investor, and best-selling author who consistently inspires others to dream big, choose themselves, and aim for financial freedom. Considering the fact that he’s launched over 20 different companies and has become a multimillionaire in the process, he has much wisdom to share. As such, we’ve decided to publish the best James Altucher quotes we’ve come across that will inspire you dream big..

So, if you’re ready to see what kind of gems can be discovered from a few quotes by James Altucher, then let’s dive right in.

JAMES ALTUCHER QUOTES

1. “Anything worth getting good at is very hard and very unpleasant.” – James Altucher

2. “Insanity is trying to please the wrong people. Sanity is trying to please yourself.” – James Altucher

3. “If you try to get 1% better each day at your health, at your relationships and the way you treat people, at your creativity, and at turning despair into gratitude, then that 1% compounds into an amazing person.” – James Altucher

4. “The more mistakes you make the better you get.” – James Altucher

5. “You can’t succeed if you aren’t grateful for being given at least the chance to be something better than what you are now.” – James Altucher

6. “When the lights come on inside of you, everyone in the world can see a little better.” – James Altucher

7. “Almost every failure I know (and I know a lot) didn’t fail because they couldn’t make money. They are broke now because they couldn’t keep it.” – James Altucher

8. “Do what you do with love, and success is a natural symptom.” – James Altucher

9. “The only truly safe thing you can do is to try over and over again. To go for it, to get rejected, to repeat, to strive, to wish. Without rejection there is no frontier, there is no passion, and there is no magic.”

10. “Every day you reinvent yourself. You’re always in motion. But you decide everyday: forward or backward.” – James Altucher

11. “Luck is created by the prepared.” – James Altucher

12. “The best entrepreneurs try to take risk off the table as quickly as possible.” – James Altucher

13. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” – James Altucher

14. “Everything that has moved history happened because of listening instead of talking. Talking inspires. But listening creates the inspiration.” – James Altucher

15. “If we truly want to learn, we never learn when we are talking. We only learn when we are listening.” – James Altucher

16. “Being an entrepreneur, or having multiple sources of income is ultimately safer than having a job. But only if you use the job to get rid of, one by one, all the risks.” – James Altucher

17. “View a job as just one source of income among many.” – James Altucher

18. “Forget purpose. It’s okay to be happy without one. The quest for a single purpose has ruined many lives.” – James Altucher

19. “Do as many ideas as possible. The right idea will pick you.” – James Altucher

20. “Quantity and persistence will get you the outcomes you need.” – James Altucher

21. “No matter who you are, no matter what you do, no matter who your audience is: 30 percent will love it, 30 percent will hate it, and 30 percent won’t care. Stick with the people who love you and don’t spend a single second on the rest. Life will be better that way.” – James Altucher

22. Money you lose you can always make back. But even five minutes of time lost is gone forever.” – James Altucher

23. “Everyone is an entrepreneur. The only skills you need to be an entrepreneur: an ability to fail, an ability to have ideas, to sell those ideas, to execute on those ideas, and to be persistent so even as you fail you learn and move onto the next adventure.” – James Altucher

24. “The choices you make today will be your biography tomorrow.” – James Altucher

25. “The only predictor of a successful tomorrow is a successful today.” – James Altucher

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Bonus James Altucher Quote

Bonus: Alright, here is one of our favorite James Altucher quotes. We believe that if you follow the wisdom in this quote, your life, business, can’t do anything but get better.

“You Only Get Better If You Lean In To The Uncomfortable.”

– jameS ALTUCHER –

Final Thoughts

We hope you enjoyed these James Altucher quotes. Certainly, he has a ton more wisdom to share. So if you haven’t read any of his books or peered through his blog, do so, and you’ll be pleasantly surprise with the wealth of wisdom you find.

That said, if you liked these James Altucher quotes then you’ll probably enjoy these quotes from related influencers and success icons:

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100+ LIFE GOES ON QUOTES TO KEEP YOU INSPIRED FOR YOUR BETTER FUTURE

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If you’re in need of a few words of encouragement or some helpful life goes on quotes, then this page is for you.

Life constantly throws curve balls. Setbacks and major challenges are a part of life. But sometimes, no matter how much we prepare ourselves for those obstacles, they still have the ability to devastate our lives and derail our best plans. And they do, especially for those who are slow to embrace their setbacks, and realize that life always goes on.

With that said, we know that the best way to get back on track and moving towards our better brighter futures quickly, is to keep looking forward, to stay optimistic, and to continually embrace the fact that life goes on. As such, we’ve pulled together this powerful list of Life Goes On quotes to help people stay inspired and hopeful for the promise of a better future.

So, if you are currently experiencing any setbacks in your life, or if things have been looking bleak lately, allow some of these Life Goes On quotes to convince you that your better future is just around the corner, because it is…..

Best Life Goes On Quotes

Best Quotes About Life Goes On

1. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.” – Robert Frost

2. “Life is like the waves on the ocean, it keeps going.” – Anonymous

3. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho

4. “Things change. Stuff happens. Life goes on.” – Elizabeth Scott

5. “Removing someone out of your life can hurt like a knife but sometimes, it may be the only way for you to survive.” – Mouloud Benzadi

6. “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” – Maya Angelou

7. “To help yourself, you must be yourself. Be the best that you can be. When you make a mistake, learn from it, pick yourself up and move on.” – Dave Plezer

8. “Sometimes you’re flush and sometimes you’re bust, and when you’re up, it’s never as good as it seems, and when you’re down, you never think you’ll be up again, but life goes on.” – George Jung

9. “When you lose what you love, remember to stay strong. Look out the window and remember life goes on.” – Drew Chadwick

10. “I walk slowly, but I never walk backwards.” – Abraham Lincoln

11. “You can’t keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.” – Oprah Winfrey

12. “Regardless of how it goes down, life goes on.” – Rick Ross

13. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

14. “Remember, whether you choose to move on or stay stuck in the past, life goes on!” – Billy Cox   

15. “We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them.” – William Arthur Ward

16. “Mistakes do happen and life goes on.” – Sourav Ganuly

17. “Life goes by too quickly. So laugh, love, and try new things. Forgive, forget and don’t hold grudges.” – Anymous

18. “We take nothing away and we put nothing back, we pass by and we forget; And the sun is always punctual every day.” – Alberto Caeiro

19. “Life goes on, even when you think it can’t. Even when you don’t especially want it to.” – Jan Strand

20. “Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself.” – Jose Ortega Gasset

21. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” – Seneca

22. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

23. “Life goes on, but the scars remain.” – Lil Wayne

24. “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus

25. “You carry on no matter what are the obstacles. You simply refuse to give up — and, when the going gets tough, you get tougher. And, you win.” – Vince Lombardi

26. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.” – Life Goes On Quote

27. “Keep moving forward.” – Walt Disney

28. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama

29. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” – Lao Tzu

30. “Life goes on if you’re one of the lucky ones.” – Judy Blume

31. “It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t be in the next chapter, but the story must go on.” – Thomas Wilder

32. “This moment is but another chance to change your life. Cease brooding about the past, realize that life will go on, and go confidently in the direction of your dreams.” – Anonymous

33. “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

34. “Do something today for a better tomorrow.” – Anonymous

35. It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” – George Eliot

36. “People change and things go wrong but just remember life goes on.” – Mac Miller

37. “God gave us rain to remind us that life will not always be sunny but it will keep going on.” – Anonymous

38. “If something does go wrong, here is my advice… keep calm and carry on.” – Maira Kalman

39. “I’ll be strong, I’ll be wrong, oh but life goes on. Oh, I’m just a girl, trying to find a place in this world.” – Taylor Swift

40. “There’s no time for regrets. You’ve just got to keep moving forward.” – Mike McCready

41. “Even though we have been hurt, we must find a way to get through it, life goes on whether we want it to or not. The world keeps turning no matter how bad we feel. This is why we have to learn how to bounce back and keep moving forward.” – Rashida Rowe

42. “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 have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

43. “You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” – Charles Kettering

44. “Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” – Sonia Ricotti

45. “Everyday is the opportunity for a better tomorrow.” – Hugh Laurie

46. “Life goes on, and one should look ahead and not backward.” – Sonali Bendre

47. “If you’re not okay, that’s okay. It will happen sometimes. But you have to tell yourself that things will be better tomorrow. Eve if they’re not better tomorrow, keep telling yourself they will be. Because eventually, tomorrow will be better.” – Sam Miller

48. “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” – Allen Saunders

49. “You can’t stop living just because it hurts. Life goes on and so should you!” – Anonymous

50. “Morning will come, it has no choice.” – Marty Rubin

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51. “It’s always darkest before the dawn. So hold on to hope and be strong because it doesn’t last forever this darkness.” – Astrid Alauda

52. “It is not what happens that determines the major part of your future. What happens, happens to us all. It is what you do about what happens that counts.” – Jim Rohn

53. “One thing always sure. Life goes on with you or without you, no matter how much you have seen.” – Lalita Tademy

54. “As life goes on, the more you allow any negativity to consume your thoughts, the less room you have for positivity to enter them.” – Demi Lovato

55. “We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” – Oprah Winfrey

56.  “Head up. Shoulders back. Tomorrow is a new day.” – Anonymous

57. “Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.” – Johan Wolfgang Von Goethe

58. “We cannot control the wind but we can adjust our sails.” – Anonymous

59. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

60. “Tomorrow the sun will rise on all your doubts.” – Marty Rubin

61. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

62. “Life isn’t about waiting around for things that happen tomorrow. It’s about what we do right now while were alive!” – Anonymous

63. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E Cummings

64. “Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue.” – Germany Kent

65. “Life goes on. People move on, but God remains on your side.” – Gift Gugu Mona

66. “Accidents happen. Our bones shatter, our skin splits, our hearts break. We burn, we drown, we stay alive.” – Moïra Fowley-Doyle

67. “You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

68. “Empires collapse, civilizations disappear, health deteriorates, and bodies turn to ash, but life will always go on” – Mouloud Benzadi

69. “The biggest thing I’ve learned is to smash my own spiders and get on with my day. There will be another!” – Hoda Kotb

70. “In the end, we all become stories.” – Anonymous

71. “There’s always tomorrow and it always gets better.” – Ariana Grande

72. “If you fail today there is always tomorrow to try again. You always have that second chance tomorrow.” – Avina Celeste

73. “Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.” – Anonymous

74. “Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards.” – Soren Kierkegaard

75. “Mistakes happen and life goes on.” – Sourav Ganguly

76. “Sooner or later we’ve all got to let go of our past.” – Dan Brown

77. “Note to self: Nobody is worth stressing over. Move on, leave people behind and go find yourself. The world is your. Life goes on.” – Anonymous

78. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” – Guy Finley

79. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” – Roy T. Bennett

80. “You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.” – Mel Gibson

81. “The longer your life goes on, the more death you face.” – Patrick Swayze

82. “Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.” – Anonymous

83. “Don’t forget you’re simply human. It’s okay to have a meltdown, just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out and then refocus on where you are headed. Life goes on.” – Anonymous

84. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

85. “The beginning is always today.” – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

86. “Life is about change. Sometimes it’s painful. Sometimes it’s beautiful. But most of the time, it’s both.” – Lana Lang

87. “As long as you’re still alive, you always have the chance to start again.” – Emily Acker

88. “Be strong, because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it never rains forever.” – Anonymous

89. “Be strong, because things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it never rains forever.” – Anonymous

90. “Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that, so no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep your head up, and handle it.” – Tupac Shakur

91. “Life doesn’t stop for anybody.” – Kevin Hart

92. “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” – Germany Kent

93. “… of all things this was the saddest, that life goes on: if one leave’s one’s lover, life should stop for him, and if one disappears from the world, then the world should stop, too: and it never did. And that was the real reason for most people getting up in the morning: not because it would matter but because it wouldn’t.” – Truman Capote

94. “One day the world stopped without any warning, spring didn’t know how to wait, showed up not even a minute late.” – BTS

95. “Nothing is permanent. Not even the end of the world.” – Isaac Marion

96. “The sky is blue, the grass is green and life will go on.” – Aly Aubrey

97. “I will go anywhere as long as it is forward.” – David Livingston

98. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them — that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

99. “There is nothing permanent except change.” – Heraclitus

100. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.” – Richard Bach

Bonus Life Goes on Quote

Bonus: Here is our last and final Life Goes on Quote. We hope it will inspire you to shake off your past, and look forward to the promise of a better future:

 “Stop Acting As If Life Is A Rehearsal. Live This Day As If It Were Your Last. The Past Is Over And Gone. The Future Is Not Guaranteed.”

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Final Thoughts

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TOP 35 AS A MAN THINKETH QUOTES BY JAMES ALLEN

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As a Man Thinketh Quotes

I was asked not too long ago what my favorite book was.  It took me a few seconds to answer because I’ve read a decent number of books over the years. But after some serious consideration, and sputtering out two or three titles, I ultimately settled on ‘As a Man Thinketh’. As such, I’d like share a quick synopsis of the book, as well as the most powerful As Man Thinketh quotes I came across while reading it.

Why? Because no other book has helped me realize the power we wield to design and mold our lives to our making, as much as this book has. So, here we go.

As a Man Thinketh

‘As a Man Thinketh’ is by no means a new book.  In fact, the book was originally published in 1903.  But the age of the book is irrelevant, especially when one considers the value that can be extracted from the proper application of the many admonishments set forth within its pages.

As a Man Thinketh

The Author, James Allen also wrote 19 other books, but this book is the book that he has become most well known for.  As such, this book was James Allen’s ultimate legacy.

‘As a Man Thinketh’ is a very short book.  In fact, it is more a literary essay than a book.  However, don’t let the size of the book fool you.  I would venture to say that this is one of those few books where the potential impact it can have on your life is inversely related to the volume of pages contained within in it.

Some books have many pages, but say little, while others have few pages, but say much.  This books is one of the few that fall within the latter.

The Hook

So why does this book pack such a punch?  Well, for starters, each sentence portrays a strong air of authority and gravitas to it.  You can tell, that what the author is communicating is something that he deeply believes.  His message is seemingly matter of fact and suggestive in nature.

Now, whether the audience believes his statements as fact or not, remains for the audience to decide.  But that is where the potential for life change resides within this book.  It’s as if the author wants us to test out his ideas for ourselves, and when we take up the challenge, that is when we come to realize the efficacy behind his wise suggestions.

The Message

If this book has one point to make, it can be summed up in the following quote by James Allen, which is this: “They themselves are makers of themselves.” – James Allen

As I’ve gone through this book over the years, I’ve outlined and highlighted many sections of the book.  And every now and then, I would do more than highlight sections I found extra valuable and useful.  For those extra special sections I would add an asterix next to them.

So to give you some immediate value in reading this review, I am going to share those sections with you that I’ve enjoyed the most.

Here they are, the top 35 As a Man Thinketh Quotes:

MOST INSPIRING AS A MAN THINKETH QUOTES

Best As a Man Thinketh Quotes

1. “The alteration in your circumstances will be in exact ratio with your altered mental condition.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

2. “He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much.” –  James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

3 “You will realize the Vision (not the idle wish) of your heart, be it base or beautiful.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

4. “Thought allied fearlessly to purpose becomes creative force.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

5. “Even if he fails again and again to accomplish his purpose, the strength of character gained will be the measure of his true success.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

6. “Strong, pure, and happy thoughts build up the body in vigor and grace.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

7. “A man only begins to be a man when he ceases to whine and revile, and commences to search for the hidden justice which regulates his life.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

8. “Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound.” –  James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

9. “The Vision that you glorify in your mind, the Ideal that you enthrone in your heart, this you will build your life by, this you will BECOME.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

10.Self-control is strength; right thought is mastery, calmness is power.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

As a Man Thinketh Quote on Self-Control

11. “The weakest soul, knowing its own weakness, and believing this truth – that strength can only be developed by effort and practice, will, thus believing, at once begin to exert itself, and adding effort to effort, patience to patience, and strength to strength, will never cease to develop, and will at last grow divinely strong.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

12. “They themselves are makers of themselves.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

13. “Men do not attract that which they want, they attract that which they are.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

14. “Blessedness, not material possessions, is the measure of right thought; wretchedness, not lack of material possessions, is the measure of wrong thought.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

15. “Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

16. “The outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

17. “Only he who is self-supporting is free, self-reliant, independent.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

18.  “The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

19. “Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. It is the result of long and patient effort in self-control.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

20. “To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

As a Man Thinketh Quotes on Achievement

21. “As a man thinketh in his heart, so shall he be.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

22. “In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

23. “The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

24. “Circumstances does not make the man; it reveals him to himself.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

25. “You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

26 “A noble and Godlike character is not a thing of favor or chance, but is the natural result of continued effort in right thinking, the effect of long-cherished association with Godlike thoughts.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

27. “Mind is the Master power that molds and makes, and man is mind, and evermore he takes. The tool of thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills: — He thinks in secret and it comes to pass: Environment is but his looking glass.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

28. “A man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will bring forth.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

29. “A man does not come to the almshouse or the jail by the tyranny of fate or circumstance, but by the pathway of groveling thoughts and base desires.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

30. “Disease and health, like circumstances, are rooted in thought.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

Quote From As a Man Thinketh on Health

31. “Good thoughts and actions can never produce bad results; bad thoughts and actions can never produce good results.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

32. “A man cannot directly choose his circumstances, but he can choose his thoughts, and so indirectly, yet surely, shape his circumstances.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

33. “Aimlessness is a vice, and such drifting must not continue for him who would steer clear of catastrophe and destruction.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

34. “They who have no central purpose in their life fall an easy prey to petty worries, fears, and troubles, and self-pityings, all of which are indications of weakness, which lead, just as surely as deliberately planned sins (though by a different route) to failure, unhappiness, and loss, for weakness cannot persist in a power-evolving universe.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

35. “Into your hands will be placed the exact results of your own thoughts; you will receive that which you earn; no more, no less.” – James Allen, As a Man Thinketh

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Conclusion

I hope you enjoyed his collection of As a Man Thinketh Quotes. Of course, the real question is, Is As a Man Thinketh worth reading? Well, I’ve read this book so many times I’ve lost count. So, yes, the book is worth your time, and worth reading.

These days the book has become a resource to study, and something to come back to from time to time be reminded that we are responsible for our own happiness, our circumstances, and the outcomes we continue to get in both life and business.

It is a sobering message, but it’s one that has only lead to increasing good in my life. So, if you’re looking to shake things up in your life, give the book a read.

Till next time,

STRIVE

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