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Who was W. Clement Stone?

Quotes by W. Clement Stone on The Cite Site William Clement Stone was an American businessman, philanthropist and New Thought self-help book author. He is best known for his book 'The Success System That Never Fails'.

Born May 4, 1902
Died September 3, 2002
Aged 100 years old

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Best 49 Quotes by W. Clement Stone – Page 1 of 2

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

“All I want to do is change the world.”

“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.”

“Be careful the environment you choose, for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.”

“Be generous. Give to those you love; give to those who love you, give to the fortunate, give to the unfortunate — yes, give especially to those you don’t want to give. You will receive abundance for your giving. The more you give, the more you will have.”

“Big doors swing on little hinges.”

“Bondage is – subjection to external influences and internal negative thoughts and attitudes.”

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“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.”

“Events tend to recur in cycles.”

“Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.”

“Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves.

And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.”

“Give hope (the magic ingredient for success) — you will have hope and be made hopeful.”

“Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.”

“If there is something to win and nothing to lose from asking a question then ask whatever it takes”

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“If you always do what you have always done, you will always be where you are right now.”

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.”

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“Doing something that is considered very difficult at least once in your life is highly recommended.”

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“Keep your mind off the things you don't want by keeping it on the things you do want.”

“Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a 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.”

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

“Prayer is man's greatest power!”

“Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be.”

“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman - not the attitude of the prospect.”

“Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.”

“Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.”

“Tell everyone what you want to do and someone will want to help you do it.”

“There is very 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.”

“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.”

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”

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“To be happy, make other people happy.”

“To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage.”

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“Action will lead you forward to the success you desire.”

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