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50 Inspirational John C. Maxwell Quotes

John Maxwell Inspirational Picture Quote For Success

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” – John Maxwell

“A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose, a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve.” – John Maxwell

“Growth inside fuels growth outside.” – John Maxwell

“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.” – John Maxwell

“If you start today to do the right thing, you are already a success even if it doesn’t show yet.” – John Maxwell

“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”John Maxwell

“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John Maxwell

“Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” – John Maxwell

“Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time.” – John Maxwell

“If we are growing we are always going to be outside our comfort zone.” – John Maxwell

“The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” – John Maxwell

“Life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – John Maxwell

“Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.” – John Maxwell

“Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.” – John Maxwell

“We cannot become what we need by remaining what we are.” – John Maxwell

“Failing forward” is the ability to get back up after you’ve been knocked down, learn from your mistake, and move forward in a better direction.” – John Maxwell

“Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” – John Maxwell

“The more seriously you take your growth, the more seriously your people will take you.” – John Maxwell

“Most People have a desire to look for the exception instead of the desire to become exceptional.” – John Maxwell

“Speak the truth. Transparency breeds legitimacy.” – John Maxwell

“Make a point to continually search for a better way of doing things, even when things are going well, to ensure that a better alternative has not been overlooked and to keep your creative talents in practice.” – John Maxwell

“Creative leaders inherently know when rules need to be challenged, and they can see when a more flexible approach should be taken.” – John Maxwell

“Although it’s admirable to be ambitious and hard-working, it’s more desirable to be smart-working.” – John Maxwell

“The timing of your decision is just as important as the decision you make.” – John Maxwell

“A great leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.” – John Maxwell

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” – John Maxwell

“Happiness simply cannot be relied upon as a measure of success.” – John Maxwell

“Often people fail to start or complete a task because they don’t see any connection between what they’re doing and what they really want to accomplish in life.” – John Maxwell

“You cannot overestimate the unimportance of practically everything.” – John Maxwell

“Leaders don’t rise to the pinnacle of success without developing the right set of attitudes and habits; they make every day a masterpiece.” – John Maxwell

“Reaching the top is a monumental achievement, but remaining there may be the most spectacular feat of all.” – John Maxwell

“You build trust with others each time you choose integrity over image, truth over convenience, or honor over personal gain.” – John Maxwell

“Earn the right to be heard by listening to others. Seek to understand a situation before making judgments about it.” – John Maxwell

“Leaders never outgrow the need to change.” – John Maxwell

“If you don’t have peace, it isn’t because someone took it from you; you gave it away. You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you.” – John Maxwell

“Plan and execute your first failure so that you no longer have to fear it.” – John Maxwell

“The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying” – John Maxwell

“The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” – John Maxwell

“Stay focused instead of getting offended or off track by others.” – John Maxwell

“To add value to others, one must first value others.” – John Maxwell

“Doing the wrong thing daily, compounds over time.” – John Maxwell

“There are two paths people can take. They can either play now and pay later, or pay now and play later. Regardless of the choice, one thing is certain. Life will demand a payment.” – John Maxwell

“The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.” – John Maxwell

“As you begin changing your thinking, start immediately to change your behavior. Begin to act the part of the person you would like to become. Take action on your behavior. Too many people want to feel, then take action. This never works.” – John Maxwell

“It’s true that charisma can make a person stand out for a moment, but character sets a person apart for a lifetime.” – John Maxwell

“Everything begins with a decision. Then, we have to manage that decision for the rest of your life.” – John Maxwell

“If you don’t change the direction you are going, then you’re likely to end up where you’re heading…” – John Maxwell

“People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.” – John Maxwell

“The unsuccessful person is burdened by learning, and prefers to walk down familiar paths. Their distaste for learning stunts their growth and limits their influence.” – John Maxwell

“Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.” – John Maxwell

John C. Maxwell’s 7 Steps To Success

1) Make a commitment to grow daily.
2) Value the process more than events.
3) Don’t wait for inspiration.
4) Be willing to sacrifice pleasure for opportunity.
5) Dream big.
6) Plan your priorities.
7) Give up to go up.”

40 Of Darren Hardy’s Most-Popular Success Quotes

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Below you will find 40 of his greatest quotes to help you reach your success goals:

1. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge.”

2. “Everything you need to be great is already inside you. Stop waiting for someone or something to light your fire. YOU have the match.”

3. “Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.”

4. “There is a one thing that 99 percent of “failures” and “successful” folks have in common — they all hate doing the same things. The difference is successful people do them anyway.”

5. “Your past doesn’t define you, it prepares you.”

6. “Hang out with those who have a common future, not a common past.”

7. “Don’t follow your dreams. Chase them down with aggressive pursuit.”

8. “When it comes to breaking old habits and starting new ones, remember to be patient with yourself. You’ve got to expect it’s going to take time and effort before you see lasting results.”

9. “Once-dominant empires have failed for this very reason. People get to a certain level of success and get too comfortable.”

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11. “Consistency is the key to achieving and maintaining momentum.”

12. “There’s nothing wrong with ordinary. I just prefer to shoot for extraordinary.”

13. “Choices are at the root of every one of your results. Each choice starts a behavior that over time becomes a habit.”

14. “It’s not enough to choose to be successful. You have to dig deeper than that to find your core motivation, to activate your superpower. Your why-power.”

15. “Everyone is affected by three kinds of influences: input (what you feed your mind), associations (the people with whom you spend time), and environment (your surroundings).”

16. “You alone are responsible for what you do, don’t do, or how you respond to what’s done to you.”

17. “Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

18. “In essence, you make your choices, and then your choices make you.”

19. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”

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21. “Your biggest challenge isn’t that you’ve intentionally been making bad choices. Your biggest challenge is that you’ve been sleepwalking through your choices.”

22. “When you define your goals, you give your brain something new to look for and focus on.”

23. “If you are not making the progress that you would like to make and are capable of making, it is simply because your goals are not clearly defined.”

24. “You get started by taking one small step, one action at a time.”

25. “If you really want to maintain a good habit, make sure you pay attention to it at least once a day, and you’re far more likely to succeed.”

26. “The first step toward change is awareness. If you want to get from where you are to where you want to be, you have to start by becoming aware of the choices that lead you away from your desired destination.”

27. “Motivation without action, leads to self-delusion.”

28. Garden your head – pull out the weeds of excuses and plant the seeds of greatness.”

29. “Start your day with why, then get on with your what.”

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31. “It’s not what you learn or what you know; it’s what you do with what you know and learn.”

32. “Falling is part of getting better.”

33. “Fear is not real. It’s an illusion, a phenomenon that resides entirely within your own brain.”

34. “The activities that you are most afraid of are the activities that can cause a breakthrough in your success.”

35. “Unsuccessful people carry their goals around in their head like marbles rattling around in a can, and we say a goal that is not in writing is merely a fantasy.”

36. “Risk means acting without certainty.”

37. “Don’t envy the achiever, BE the achiever.”

38. “What controls your attention, controls your life.”

39. “Critics are bitter dreamers gone scared. Empathize and ignore.”

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