Ernie J. Zelinski Quotes


Best 124 Quotes by Ernie J. Zelinski – Page 1 of 5

“A bit of craziness is good for business.”

“A half-hour walk is the most beneficial thing you can do for your ailments.”

“According to the book 'Celebrate Today', June 18th is National Splurge Day. Besides being the birthday of Paul McCartney and Isabella Rossellini, it's also mine. Go ahead; celebrate my birthday and don't worry about the cost!”

“Anyone can achieve something important. Contrary to popular belief, the key is not hard work, but finding the right thing to achieve.”

“Anything great that has been accomplished in the history of humanity has started with one small thought. We all have those thoughts; few people do anything with theirs, however. What do you intend to do with yours?”

“Be a learner first, a master second, and a student always.”

“Be good to others, but don't expect a lot of gratitude in this world. Remember that good deeds are seldom remembered and bad deeds are seldom forgotten.”

“Be more attentive to what successful people have to say about all the opportunity around you. Anything important – which takes only two minutes to point out – will exceed most people's attention span by at least a minute and a half. Learn to pay attention for two minutes at a time – and you will see more opportunity than you know what to do with.”

“Compromising your integrity for money, power, or fame will come back to haunt you.”

“Contrary to popular belief, prosperity is an emotional state that has little to do with your wealth or the state of the economy. You can feel more prosperous in a one-room cottage than most wealthy people feel in a twenty-room mansion. Misers will hoard a lot of money and spendthrifts will spend whatever they have – you don't have to do either to feel prosperous. You may have to give up your secure, high-paying corporate job, however – and grow spiritually in the process.”

“Creativity is thinking big.”

“Do the difficult and uncomfortable if you would like an easy and comfortable life.”

“Don't believe you have to travel far and wide to discover opportunities. The best opportunities will always be found in your own back yard, and not half way around the world in someone else's backyard. You have to look for them, however.”

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a person dull, boring, and despised.”

“Enriching others is the only way to get rich, if that is what we desire. The more we serve, the more we deserve, getting what we give, no more and no less.”

“Everyone seems to want to be somewhere they aren't. Choose to be where you are right now and you will be happier than 90 percent of humankind.”

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“Exceptional talent and extraordinary creativity are irrelevant! It's what you do with what little you have that counts big time in the end.”

“Fifteen minutes of notoriety beats the best advertising money can buy.”

“Financial insanity has its own big following – including you and me.”

“Foster a curiosity for the uncommon, regardless of how unpopular it is. The uncommon is where opportunity likes to hide.”

“Great opportunity is all around you and it will inspire you to either take advantage of it or deny that it is there.”

“Have you ever considered that your perception of reality could be wrong? If you haven't, this is a pretty good sign that it is.”

“Having a great deal of opportunity proves nothing. Opportunity without creative action is like a brand new Ferrari without an engine. You possess something valuable, but it won't get you anywhere.”

“Having taught economics courses at private vocational schools and universities, I have always had a problem with GNP as a yardstick of prosperity. GNP is improved by increases in questionable activities such as consumption of cigarettes and the production of weapons. Moreover, a substantial increase in car accidents will favorably affect GNP because more funerals, hospital visits, car repairs, and new car purchases will result.”

“I have gone from local obscurity to national obscurity to international obscurity. Once I learn how to monetize obscurity, I will be rich.”

“If the grass on the other side of the fence is greener, try watering your side.”

“If you are a happy person, don't spend your time trying to make an unhappy person happy. Near as I can tell, you have to be a magician to pull it off.”

“If you believe that happiness can be bought, then why don't you try selling some of yours?”

“If you can only be happy with other people – and not alone – you are not a very happy person.”

“If you end up getting into a fight with someone, make sure that you win by at least half a mile.”

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