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Hold Fast to Dreams

Found this treasure when my spouse and I were reorganizing and looking through boxes in the garage.

… Hmm… “Lessons for Success” book “Is this yours?” my spouse humorously asked :D. Of course, it was not mine, but I took it to read. And I also want to share what is inside of this treasure.


Let’s get some inspiration from whom has already succeed and succeed together.

Today’s sharing is “Hold Fast to Dreams

  1. Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. —Napoleon Hill, speaker, writer (1883-1970)
  2. Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seams to me, can be summarized in four Cs. They are curiosity,confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably. —Walt Disney, film producer, entrepreneur (1901-1966)
  3. A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown. —Denis Waitley, speaker, writer
  4. To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe. —Anatole France, writer (1844-1924)
  5. You need to have dreams. Everything starts with a dream. — Sheila Douty, Olympic medalist in softball (b.1962)
  6. I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don’t dream I’ll make it, I won’t even get close. — Henry J.Kaiser, founder, Kaiser Steel (1882-1967)
  7. When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes. — Oprah Winfrey, television talk-show host, (b.1954)
  8. Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil. —James Allen, novelist (1849-1925)
  9. To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed. 
  10. When a man has put a limit on what he can do, he has put limit on what he can do. —Charles M. Schwab, CEO, Bethlehem Steel (1862-1939)

  1. High achievement always takes places in the framework of high expectation. —Jack Kinder, consultant (b.1928)
  2. Don’t aspire to be like me. Be better. Shoot higher. —Florence Griffith Joyner, winner of three gold medals at the 1988 Olympics (1959-1998)
  3. My motto–sans limites. —Isadora Duncan, dancer, writer (1877-1927)
  4. When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either. —Leo Burnett, advertising executive, Leo Burnett Company (1891-1971)
  5. I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success–the earliest spark in the dreaming youth–is this: dream a great dream. —John A. Appleman
  6. It’s fun to set goals, and then reset the. —Bonnie Blair, Olympic gold medalist in speed skating (b.1964)
  7. Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us. —Susan L. Taylor, editor in chief, Essence (b.1946)
  8. It’s easy to say “no!” when there’s a deeper “yes!” burning inside. —Stephen R. Covey, writer, cofounder of Franklin Covey Company
  9. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. —John D.Rockefeller, industrialist, philanthropist (1839-1937)
  10. Nothing happens unless first a dream. —Carl Sandburg, poet, biographer (1878-1967)
  11. Either you have your dreams or you live your dreams. I’m not all that remarkable. I just keep putting one foot in front of the other until I get to where I want to go. —Zoe Koplowitz, multiple sclerosis sufferer who finished New York City Marathon by walking with two canes (b.1948)
  12. Potential: It’s all in there. You’ve just got to work it out. —Glenn Van Ekeren, speaker
  13. Get involved in everything you’ve ever dreamed of doing. —Marion Jones, world champion sprinter and long jumper (b.1975)
  14. Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man one the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you reach your destiny. —Carl Schurz, politician, journalist (1829-1906)
  15. And our dreams are who we are. —Barbara Sher, self-help author
  16. Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. —Michelangelo, painter (1475-1564)
  17. To believe in something not yet proved and to underwrite it with our lives; it is the only way we can leave the future open. —Lilian Smith, writer, social critic (1897-1966)
  18. A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness. —Zadoc Rabinowitz
  19. We need to give ourselves permission to act our our dreams and visions, not look for more sensations, more phenomena, but live our strongest dreams–even if it takes a lifetime. —Vijali Hamilton, sculptor, artist, poet
  20. Dreams come true; without that possibility nature would not incite us to have them. —John Updike, author, critic (b.1932)
  21. Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars. —Les Brown, motivational speaker, writer
  22. When you absolutely have to land that plane, there will be a runway –even if you can’t see it sometimes. —John Hamm, managing director of operations, Internet Capital Group
  23. There are so many things that we are capable of, that we could be or do. The potentialities are so great that we never, any of us, are more than one-fourth fulfilled. —Katherine Anne Porter, short story writer, novelist (1890-1980)
  24. There will always be a Frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand. —Charles F.Kettering, engineer, inventor (1876-1958)
  25. Success is a journey, not a destination. – Ben Sweatband, inspirational writer
  26. Dreams show you that you have the power. —Helen Schulman, poet (1909-1981)
  27. What every man needs, regardless of his job or the kind of work he is doing, is a vision of what his place is and may be. He needs an objective and a purpose. He needs a feeling and a belief that he has some worthwhile thing to do. What this is no one can tell him. It must be his own creation. —Joseph M. Dodge, banker, government official (1890-1964)
  28. Dream big and dare to fail. —Norman D. Vaughan, explorer
  29. Your goal should be out of reach, but not out of sight. —Anita DeFrantz, Olympic medalist in rowing (b.1952)
  30. We’ve removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams. —Jesse Jackson, clergyman, civil rights leader (b.1941)
  31. We’re all capable of climbing so much higher than we usually permit ourselves to suppose. —Octavia E.Butler, science fiction author (b.1947)
  32. You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of. —Jim Rohn, speaker, writer
  33. Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible. —Frank Gaines
  34. The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential … these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. —Eddie Robinson, football coach (b.1919)
  35. Are you disappointed, discouraged and discontented with your present level of success? Are you secretly dissatisfied with your present status? Do you want to become a better and more beautiful person than you are today? Would you like to be able to really learn how to be proud of yourself and still not lose genuine humility? Then start dreaming! It’s possible! You can become the person you have always wanted to be! —Robert H. Schuller, author and clergyman (b.1926)

One thought on “Hold Fast to Dreams

  1. So inspiring. Danke dir! 🙂

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