W. Clement Stone, fully William Clement Stone

W. Clement
Stone, fully William Clement Stone

Author, Businessman, Philanthropist and Self-help Author

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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.

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

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

There is very little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude.

When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you haven'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.

Keep your mind on your objective, and persist until you succeed. Study, think and plan.

There’s a great joy in my giving. It’s thrilling. It’s exhilarating. It’s important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy.

Work now becomes fun. You are motivated to pay the price. You budget your time and money. You study, think, and plan. The more you think about your goals, the more enthusiastic you become. And with enthusiasm your desire turns into a burning desire.

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.

To be happy, make other people happy.

You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you have the power to choose for yourself.

Prayer is man’s greatest power!

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.

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?

Racial injustice, war, urban blight, and environmental rape have a common denominator in our exploitative economic system.

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

You are called a square peg in a round hole when you work or engage in activities that do not come naturally, and that are inwardly repellent. In such an unhappy situation you can change your position and place ourselves find in an environment that is pleasing to you.

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

Give a pleasant response (the neutralizer of irritants) — you will be pleasant and receive pleasant responses.

All I want to do is change the world, make it a better place for this and future generations.

Give a smile to everyone you meet (smile with your eyes) and you'll smile and receive smiles.

All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. the first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. If you're not clear about this, then write it down, and rewrite it until the words express precisely what you are after. Every disadvantage has an equivalent advantage - if you'll take the trouble to find it. Learn to do that and you'll kick the stuffing out of adversity every time.

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W. Clement
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Stone, fully William Clement Stone
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Author, Businessman, Philanthropist and Self-help Author