Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Quotes for Success

Success "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing" From the Motivations Calendar

So many times the quotes are so sickeningly sweet and idealized that it's hard to trust them. But one's about your effort being a huge part of your success, those are ok. The ones like, "if you dream it, you can achieve it", yes, that's nice but, it takes more than a dream. Success in anything takes hard work and trial and error, and learning. I am a very practical person. Wishing for something doesn't make it happen, work makes it happen. It's really great though, when the work is also fun. That's when it's serendipitous. (Can you believe I spelled that right on the first try?

I'm very close to offering another pattern for sale... one for all the little girls in your life who love Barbie Dolls. Too bad I didn't have it ready in time for her Birthday (yesterday?).

Chickee and I call this the 'big-eyed bunny'. He was part of the Thanksgiving Day parade/petting zoo last year.


Anna Bananas said...

You should read the book "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell. He discovers the science of success and it's rather interesting :-) I always enjoy his books, including his audio books, because he's the narrator.

Crochet Friends of Stamford said...

My favorite is "Chance favors the prepared mind." --Haley