There is NO success without principles. One of the principles of successful people is motivation. Everyone needs motivation. Business man and women needs motivation. Minister of he gospel need motivation. A wife in the house must be motivated in order to succeed in marital issues. We need to keep ourselves motivated every day in order to keep our minds free from negative thoughts. So today, I’m going to share with you 5 Success Quotes that may help you.
1. “The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
There is opportunity attached to each success. Anyone that ready to grab such opportunity will not only succeeding but triumph and rules his or her world. King Solomon, the richest king that ever lives, was successful because he grab and make use the opportunity of becoming wealthy that open for him. When God asked Him what he needs, he asked for wisdom. 1 Kings 3:5-15. That is opportunity! The opportunity came once and for all. Solomon did not see such opportunity again in his lifetime.
The woman with issues of blood during Jesus earthly ministry utilize the opportunity available for her. She had prepared herself ready for the healing, and as soon the opportunity open, she grab it and determine to touch helm of Jesus’ garment. Which she eventually did and she got her healing instantly. Matthew 9:20-22
“She said to herself, “If only I touch His cloak, I will be healed… and the woman was cured from that very hour”
Mind you, man can only see opportunity twice, when it comes and when it going, but it can be grab once. How you utilize the opportunity comes to you will determine the starting point of your success. Many have waste hundreds of opportunity that came to them, at the end, instead to being successful, the reverse is the case.
2. “Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” ~ Helen Keller
One of the greatest killers that kill success is sadness. Anyone that allow sadness to rule and reign his or her heart will not only stagnant but also unsuccessful in anything they does. Happiness and joy are essentials forces that draws success closer to anyone. As long as you allow sadness to reign in your heart, as long as you are putting success away from yourself. Keep yourself happy, and never allow the deceits of the devil to rob you and take away your happiness and joy.
3. “Think of what you have rather than of what you lack. Of the things you have, select the best and then reflect how eagerly you would have sought them if you did not have them.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
One of the experience i learned as a pastor and a University lecturer is that people have desire of thinking on what they lack than what they have. Everyone that think on what they lack rather than what the have always end up failure. The solution or a key to lasting solution to your lack is what you have. The solution to your lack is in your hands. Until you think on what you have, you may not see the solution to your lack.
For instance, the wife of a Prophet in the book of 2 Kings 4:1-10 what a debtor and the solution to her debt was in her house, but she look for it outside.
“So she went from him and shut the door behind her and her sons; they were bringing the vessels to her and she poured. When the vessels were full, she said to her son, bring me another vessel. And he said to her, there is not one vessel more. And the oil stopped. Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, “Go, sell the oil and pay your debt, and you and your sons can live on the rest.” 2 Kings 4:5-7
We thank the grace of God upon the prophet Elisa, who told her that the solution to her problem is in her house – her hands. When she discovered and take the right steps as it is commanded by the man of God, her debt was paid and she became an oil seller which make her successful.
4. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” ~ Vince Lombardi
Believe who you are and in yourself is an open cheque to your success and greatness. In Mark 9:23, Jesus make it clear that, “All things are possible for one who believes.” Believe in yourself and in your God is the answer to what you can become in life. For instance, since my childhood, I have a mind of become Professor, despite that I am a pastor, God work it out for me to achieve my dream of becoming Professor. Faith hang on this desire and God make it happen in a miraculous way that no one think of.
A wise says, “what you believe is what you can achieve”. Never believe in failure and never honour it. The 10 spies sent by Moses could not succeed in their journey because they did NOT believe themselves. Believe in yourself, meditating on things that will explode you believe.
5.“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
You commitment and seriousness with what you are doing now is essentials keys to get to your right destination.Success is NOT for lazy people, rather it is for the committed people. Put your very best into the best thing you are doing at the moment will push you to the successful position you are not aim for. When I joined Bible University in 2010 as a Certificate student, I put all my best to studies and keep myself on track of success, without knowing that, it will lead me to become President of glorious and number one free tuition Bible University around the globe.
God eyes is on those that committed and doing the best at moment. He appointed David as King of his people because David did the best at moment. David use his time to keep the sheep of his father and heavenly Father brought him to the kingship potion that he did not dream of.
Beloved, be wise and keep to these message!