W. Clement Stone

William Clement Stone (May 4, 1902 - September 3, 2002) was a businessman, philanthropist and self-help book author, considered by some to possess the qualities of a cult-leader. Stone is remembered[who?] for contributing $2 million to President Richard Nixon's election campaigns in 1968 and 1972-these were cited in Congressional debates after Watergate to institute campaign spending limits

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Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
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 gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask!
Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who TRY, And keep TRYING. Where there is nothing to lose by TRYING, And a great deal to gain if SUCCESSFUL, By all means, TRY. DO IT NOW
That's why many fail -- because they don't get started -- they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin.
The natural law of inertia: Matter will remain at rest or continue in uniform motion in the same straight line unless acted upon by some external force.
There is 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.
To solve a problem or to reach a goal, you don't need to know all the answers in advance. But you must have a clear idea of the problem or the goal you want to reach.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief, or ignorance.
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success -- or are they holding you back?

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