Maxims for Success

Here are a few “proverbial sayings” concerning success. Although they are often quoted, use them today to encourage yourself in the Lord.

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.  Les Brown

The height of your accomplishment will equal the depth of your convictions. William Scolavi

The bankrupt man is the man who has lost his enthusiasm.  H.W. Arnold

If you risk nothing, you risk everything. Geena Davis

You have to be careful about being too careful.  Beryl Pfizer

I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.  George Burns

Chase your passion – not your pension. Denis Waitley

Raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed. Mia Hamm

If the shoe fits, you are not allowing for growth.  Vernon Law

A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.  Will Rogers

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out . James Conant

Success is getting up one more time than the number of times you fall down.  Julie Bowden

People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.  Lewis Cass

We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do.  Martha Grimes

We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start . Anonymous

Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.  David Ogilvy

Endeavor to so live, that when you die, even the undertaker will be sorry.  Mark Twain

You can’t go forward looking backwards. Tommy Barnett


Most of us can forgive and forget……we just don’t want them to forget we forgave.

The big question is – where do we stash our hatred when we say our prayers?

Whenever you are ready to uncover your sins, Christ will cover them.

No matter who signs your paycheck, you are working for God.

It isn’t our position, but our disposition which makes us happy.

Life is good: eternal life is better.

The purpose of this life is not this life.

If you don’t know where you are going, it is not safe to die.

“I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me”  Philippians 4:13.

Maxim of the Moment

If the shoe fits, you are not allowing for growth. - Vernon Law