“What the mind of man can Conceive and Believe, it can Achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

“You become what you think about all day long” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you, you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” – James Allen

“Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself 10 years ago.” – Horace Mann, educator – How many traders feel this way?



“You can have anything you want. There are no limits to your possibilities.” – unknown

“Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.” – Henry Ford

“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford

“We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success.” — Henry David Thoreau



“If one advances confidentially in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Your biggest competitor is your own view of your future.” – Jim Taylor

“A person is limited only to his or her reality of what is possible financially. Nothing changes until that person’s reality changes. And a person’s financial reality will not change until he or she is willing to go beyond the fears and doubts of her own self-imposed limits.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki



“The average person puts only 25 percent of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50 percent of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100 percent.” — Andrew Carnegie

“You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you. If you don’t have that kind of feeling for what it is you’re doing, you’ll stop at the first giant hurdle.” – George Lucas”

“If all you’re receiving for your work is money you’re being grossly underpaid.” -Alan Cohen



“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohn

“Time is our most valuable asset, yet we tend to waste it, kill it, and spend it rather than invest it.” -Jim Rohn

“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do” – Henry Ford

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” – Thomas Edison

“I buy when other people are selling.” – J. Paul Getty

“There was no such thing as half-trying. Whether it was running a race or catching a football, competing in school – we were to try. And we were to try harder than anyone else. We might not be the best, and none of us were, but we were to make the effort to be the best.” – Senator Robert F. Kennedy, in a tribute to his father, Joseph P. Kennedy

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

“Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.” Alfred A. Montapert, American Author

“Don’t measure yourself by what you’ve accomplished, but rather by what you should have accomplished with your abilities.” – John Wooden

“An Entrepreneur’s income generation is different than someone that worked at a job. Income generation for a person working was LINEAR. Entrepreneur income generation is EXPONENTIAL. Basically, very, very slow to begin, then as time progresses, explosive.” – Michael John



“When one door closes, another door opens: but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the ones which open for us” – Alexander Graham Bell

“A window of opportunity won’t open itself.” – Dave Weinbaum

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. – William Jennings Bryan

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” -Vince Lombardi

“I wasn’t going to be one of those people who died wondering, what if? I would keep putting my dreams to the test – even though it meant living with uncertainty and fear of failure. This is the shadow land of hope, and anyone with a dream must learn to live there.” – Alex Haley, writer



“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.” – General Colin Powell

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.” – Ghandi



“If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.” — Henry Ford

“The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” — Henry Ford”

“Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.” – Henry Ford

“What you put out is what you get back and the reason so many are so short of money is that they put little or nothing out.” –Stuart Wilde

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” – William Ward, Texas Wesleyan University administrator



Conceive It!
Believe It!
Achieve It!

“You can have anything you want — if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.” – Abraham Lincoln

“He who wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year” Leonardo da Vinci

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand” Confucius

“As you make your rise to the top, never forget about the important things, especially you most important “true love”.” – Christopher Perruna


  1. Nice post, very timely. I specially like George Lucas’, and yours in the end of course 😉

  2. Dear Chris,
    This is the blog I wished I had put in my blog !!

    Many people don’t realize that the most important element in trading mastery lies within them and is not a function of superior research or method..

    Congratulations for your excellent blog !!


  3. That made my day.

  4. Chris,

    More than a nice post, an important post. Its good to read this and be brought back to what we should be focusing on, but sometimes lose track of, instead of our own self-inflicted self pity.

    Keep on telling it like it is.


  5. Great sayings. Success is not a road paved in gold but one in which we must create on our own.

  6. Hi Chris,

    I agree with Darin above.

    Keep up the excellent work here Chris. It is very much appreciated.


  7. This is a great post! I’m a big fan of quotes form the greats and you’ve hit the mother load.

  8. Great post Chris! It is so valuable to surround yourself with this kind of positive energy and thinking- thanks!

  9. Thank you for sharing this amazing set of quotes and information.

    Jay Popat

  10. Thabang Spyq Lechela says

    Amazing qoutes Chris.

    Thank thank you;)

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