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Quotable Wisdom: Big Picture Thoughts for a More Rewarding Life

Contributed by Steve Fales

We sometimes get so busy dealing with our everyday tasks, chores and challenges that we lose sight of the big picture. So step back, take a break, and soak up these insightful observations. They just might open your eyes and mind to more of life’s possibilities, and the rewards that come with them.

Steve Fales
Steve Fales

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”

James Dyson: “There is no such thing as a quantum leap. There is only dogged persistence – and in the end you make it look like a quantum leap.”

Albert Einstein: “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”

Marian Wright Edelman: “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying and do the best you can every day.”

Alan Alda: “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while or the light won’t come in.”

J.P. Morgan: “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.”

James Yorke: “The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.”

Joe Vitale: “A goal should scare you a little and excite you a lot.”

Anne Lamott: “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes – including you.”

Brian Tracy: “Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you will ever have is your mind and what you put into it.”

George Elliot: “What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?”

Eric Thomas: “Fall in love with the process and the results will come.”

Tony Robbins: “Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.”

William Shakespeare: “No legacy is as rich as honesty.”

Leonard Nimoy: “The miracle is this: The more we share the more we have.”

Thomas Jefferson: “In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a boulder.”

Jim Elliot: “Wherever you are, be all there.”

Paul “Bear” Bryant: “It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”

Warren Zevon: “Enjoy every sandwich.”

We hope these thoughtful reflections provide a spark or two of big picture inspiration to fuel your pursuit of a fuller, richer life. And yes, you can quote us on that.

About the Author

Steve Fales is President of AdServices, a full-service advertising and marketing firm located in south Florida. Serving the HVAC industry since 1998, AdServices has helped many contractors develop top of mind awareness. Contact Steve by calling 800.963.1914 or emailing sfales@adservices.net.

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