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Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask.

W. Clement Stone

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.

W. Clement Stone

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.

W. Clement Stone

Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.

W. Clement Stone

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you have n't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively.

W. Clement Stone

If you employed study, thinking, and planning time daily, you could develop and use the power that can change the course of your destiny.

W. Clement Stone

When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.

W. Clement Stone

Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you ; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

W. Clement Stone

To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.

W. Clement Stone

When we direct our thoughts properly, we can control our emotions.

W. Clement Stone

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.

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Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. quotes

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There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

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Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.

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Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.

W. Clement Stone

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

W. Clement Stone

Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.

W. Clement Stone

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement

W. Clement Stone

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

W. Clement Stone

If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

W. Clement Stone

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back ?

W. Clement Stone

I think there is something, more important than believing : Action ! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.

W. Clement Stone

We have a problem. ''Congratulations. '' But it's a tough problem. ''Then double congratulations. ''

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So many fail because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.

W. Clement Stone

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.

W. Clement Stone

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