THE POWER OF ATTITUDE by John C. Maxwell, River Oak, 2001



BEST QUOTES LIST

        Attitudes determine actions.
        You are not what you think you are.
        What you think, you are! (anon, p65)

        What really matters is what happens in us, not to us! (anon, p29)

        Leadership has less to do with position than it does with disposition! (anon, p127)

INTRODUCTION

        Your attitude draws people to you, or repels them.
        It is never content until it is expressed.
        It is the "LIBRARIAN" of your past.
        It is the speaker of your present.
        It is the prophet of your future!

BASIC ASSUMPTION Maintaining a POSITIVE ATTITUDE is the KEY to personal success in life!

READ, LEARN, AND FILE THESE "IDEAS" = Affirmations, Aphorisms, Axioms, Maxims:

Carnegie quote = Aim for the highest! (Andrew Carnegie, p60)

    You never acheive real success unless you like what you are doing! (Carnegie, p16)

Disney quote = All your dreams can come true --- if you have the courage to pursue them! (Walt Disney, p7)

Einstein quote = In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity! (Albert Einstein, p8)

Ford quote = Don't find fault, find a remedy! (Henry Ford, p80)

    Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently! (p42)

    Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement! (p61)

Frankl quote --- The last of the human freedoms is to choose your attitude
in any given set of circumstances! (Victor Frankl, p55)

Glasser quote = You want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
In other words, begin to act the part [as well as you can] of the
person you would rather be --- the person you most want to become.
Gradually, the old, fearful person will fade away! (William Glasser, p64)

Keller quote = Life is either a daring adventure or nothing! (Helen Keller, p76)

Kroc quote = Your quality is reflected in the standards you set for yourself! (Ray Kroc, McDonald's, p46)

Lincoln quote = Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing! (Abraham Lincoln, p45)

    I do the very best I know how, which is the very best I can.
    And I mean to keep on doing so until the end! (p156)

Maxwell quote = People don't care how much you know
until they know how much you care! (John C. Maxwell, p70)

    The greatest mistake a person can make is doing nothing! (p27)

Montague quote = Psychosclerosis is the "hardening of the attitude!"
It causes you to cease dreaming, seeing, thinking and leading! (Ashley Montague, p128)

Pascal quote = Your greatness lies in your power of thought! (Blaise Pascal, p34)

Pasteur quote = Chance favors the prepared mind! (Louis Pasteur, p145)

Proverbs, Old Testament, Bible quote = As you think in your heart, so are you! (Proverbs 23.7, p1)

Stone quote = There is little difference in people ---
but that little difference makes a big difference.
The little difference is attitude.
The big difference is whether it is positive or negative! (Clement Stone, p141)

Schweitzer quote = The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion.
In other words, it is to help others! (Albert Schweitzer, p47)

Wooden quote = Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do! (John Wooden, UCLA Basketball Coach, p24)

    Success is peace of mind in knowing you did your best! (p52)

Ziglar quote = Since your thinking has a direct bearing on your performance,
your thinking must be based on sound input! (Zig Ziglar, p147)


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