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Common sense is no longer common. Neither is common knowledge or common courtesy.
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Focus on accomplishment, not activity.
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Don't worry too much about people liking you. It's better if they respect you.
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Selfishness is a good thing... you have to learn to be selfish with yourself. Your first
obligation  is with yourself. You can't be good for someone else unless you are first good to
yourself.
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When someone says, "If I had a nickel for every time..." the truth is they would have about
35 cents.
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Manage and judge the worth of an employee based on their results, not their personality.
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Life coaches can be certified on the Internet for only $99 and most of the ones I have
encountered lead pretty sad lives. Ever heard the saying, "The blind leading the blind?"
Welcome to the wonderful world of life coaching! (Go ahead and write me, life coaches. I've
said it before and will continue to say it: If you don't have a great life then you can't coach
another person to have one.)
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Do not listen to someone who is broke telling you how to be rich.
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Happiness comes only when you rise above the approval of others.
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When people tell you what a devout Christian they are, especially more than once, they are
usually anything but.
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Life is simple. We complicate it and don't need to.
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You can circle up, hug, hold hands, and sing Kum Ba Yah for the rest of your life, but until
you shake it off and get started on the process of creating a new life you are going to remain
miserable.
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You must have the plan first. To get motivated without a plan is stupid.
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Want to be rich? You either have to work harder, longer, or smarter - probably all three. You
don't just get rich. You have to give up the things that are keeping you broke.
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Good people do stupid, idiotic things. Criticize the action, the behaviour, and the result, but
not the person.
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Feeling good doesn't create change. Feeling uncomfortable creates change.
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Don't let your mouth write a check your ass can't cash.
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Make a list of everything you like/love about your spouse. Be very specific. Then tell your 
spouse one of the things on the list every day.
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Everything in life gets better when you get better and nothing gets better until you get
better.
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Do not listen to a preacher telling you that you are a worthless sinner.
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My approach is deeply rooted in the most vulgar, obscene, nasty, four-letter word in our
vocabulary; W-O-R-K. That is where it falls apart for most people because they don't want
to work. They want to think their way to success.
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When people say, "I'll try," don't count on it.
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What you think about, talk about and get off your ass and do something about is what comes
about!
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Humans are the only creatures on the planet that spend every day doing things they know
will only bring about their own destruction.
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No real success can be achieved until you accept the fact that your life is your own fault.
You are responsible. Your thoughts, words, and actions created the life you are living.
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There are no bad little kids; there are only bad parents. It isn't the kid's fault he is running
around the restaurant screaming like a banshee; it's the parents' fault.
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When people say, "Let me be frank with you," it means in the past they haven't been.
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Regardless of what others may tell you, it's not about your passion. As I know people who
are passionately incompetent.
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Sometimes you need a pat on the back and sometimes you need a boot in the butt!
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The world is full of way too many poodles of personal development. They're giving out all this
crap that has no teeth. They are out to make you feel better about who you are. I don't
want you to feel good about who you are. You spend way too much time loving yourself.
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Success isn't about passion. Success is about the combination of hard work and excellence.
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This is my speech on how to deal with change: Shut up, stop whining, get a life!
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