Words of Wisdom – Ten Key Quotes from Ten Key People

The Key People Series…

Here at One Life Success, we strongly believe in the importance of celebrating and learning about the lives of successful individuals because successful people are, after all, the people that know exactly what it will take for you to get to where you want to be.

If you’ve been keeping up to date with our key people series on the blog, you’ll be more than aware of the life story and lessons that shaped each of the following ten inspirational figures.

These posts are a worthy read for self-developers in all fields and so, in this post, I’ve collected together a quote from each of the ten we’ve shared with you so far in the series.

These quotes have been carefully selected with you in mind, to ensure that they motivate and inspire you to start the new year successfully. But don’t forget, if you were inspired by these quotes you can read the key people posts in full, by just clicking here.

Ten Key Quotes from Ten Key People…

1) “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work”Steven King, best-selling fiction author.

2) “The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance – and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning” - Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor, talk show host, actress and producer.

3) “If you can dream it, you can do it”Walt Disney, artist and founder of the world famous animation company ‘Disney’

4) “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart”Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.

Related Reading: Steve Jobs – Life Lessons from his Biography

5) “Indeed life is full of tests. You don’t know what they are, so you must treat everything in life with the same care you would bring to a test on which your future rests”Nancy Yi Fan, best-selling fiction author.

6) “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living”Nelson Mandela, once President of South Africa & Fighter of Apartheid.

7) “When inspiration doesn’t come, I go halfway to meet it” – Sigmund Freud, founder of Psychoanalysis.

8) “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek”Barack Obama, first US Black President.

9) “Even the smallest person can change the course of the future”J.R.R Tolkien, best-selling fiction author with The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

10) “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. and guess what they have planned for you? Not much”Jim Rohn, Self-help Guru.

Becoming A Key Person…

Each and every person listed above started out in the world from a different perspective, and each and every person listed above, achieved a different form of success. But what joins these people together, is exactly the same quality that joins every One Life Success reader together.

And that’s a passion for life, a work ethic and a dream.

You can achieve anything. And what you dream of achieving may not change the world, but it’s just as important as the works of Freud and Jim Rohn, if it means something to you. Who knows? Maybe one day a quote of yours will be being used to motivate the next generation of world changers.

What do you want to achieve today? Who inspires you? Tweet us @1LifeSuccess

Wrote by Aimee Hall