The road to success is paved with failures, setbacks, and hardships. However, a few have the passion, courage, and determination to make their dreams a reality.
To help you on your own path to success, here are the top 30 thoughts, sentiments, and lessons that some of the most successful men and women in the world like Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet, J.K. Rowling, and Oprah Winfrey, have learned while becoming self-made millionaires and billionaires…
Be willing to be misunderstood if you’re trying to do something innovative.
Choose Friends Wisely
Stop hanging out with people who aren’t resourceful.
Nothing Is Perfect
Realize there is always room for improvement and innovation.
Be Prepared To Fall
Be open to make mistakes, no matter how big.
Don’t Waste Your Life
Remember that time is a finite luxury.
Broaden Your Intentions
Set out to not only make your own life better, but make the rest of the world a better place.
Pay Your Dues
Don’t be greedy and remember that taxes are a necessary evil.
Be A Contrarian
People will constantly try to dissuade you from your goal. Use that as motivation.
Forget About Popularity
Prove everyone wrong by taking the unpopular path.
You Are Who You Are
Don’t forget that your achievements don’t necessarily make you a good person.
Don’t Make Things Harder
Don’t complicate things that are naturally simple or easy.
Money Vs. Morals
Money doesn’t make you a good person. Jerks with money are still just jerks.
The Price Of Innovation
Be prepared for people to think you are crazy when you innovate.
Clarify Your Goals
Figure out what your dreams are and follow them.
Never Make Excuses
Don’t let disadvantages become excuses for not following or giving up on your dreams.
Success Is A Trick
Remember that success teaches you nothing. It only tricks you into thinking you can’t lose.
The Most Valuable Teacher
Unhappy customers are the greatest key to learning and improving.
The Importance Of Importance
You will only keep trying if something is important enough to you.
Always question yourself and how you can do things better.
The Sign Of Importance
If you’re working on something truly important, you should be excited to wake up in the morning.
A Life Guarantee
Remind yourself that it is impossible to live without failing if you’re truly living.
It takes just as much, if not more, courage to stand up against friends and loved ones.
Every Choice Matters
Our choices show who we really are, not our talents and abilities.
Always Have Integrity
Have integrity. Do the right thing even when no one is watching.
Stop Guessing The Future
Remember that life will lead you to places you could never imagine or anticipate.
Don’t Be Attached To Anything
Never try to hold on to things too tightly. Be prepared to let everything go.
The One Thing You Truly Have
Keep in mind that the only thing you have for sure is the present moment.
A Failing Strategy
In an ever-changing world, the one stategy that is guaranteed to fail is being unwilling to change.
Progress Is Progress
Do things that are easier first to make more progress and build momentum.
The Core Desire
Never forget that everyone you come in contact with has a core desire to express who they are.