Quote of the Day – Bill Hybels on Visionaries

View from a Mountain

“Visionary people face the same problems everyone else faces; but rather than get paralyzed by their problems, visionaries immediately commit themselves to finding a solution.” – Bill Hybels This quote serves as inspiration that we all need at some point in our lives.  We all face situations in life that challenge us or problems that [...]

Quote of the Day – Jack Welch on Destiny

Jack Welch

“Control your own destiny or someone else will.” – Jack Welch One of the main tenets of ElusiveLife.net  is that we are all responsible (to a large extent) for our own destiny*.  We have been given one life to live, and are daily presented with scenarios that require our choice of decisions and actions. The decisions [...]

Quote of the Day – Schuller on Greatness

Crystal Cathedral Spire

“It is better to attempt something great and fail, than to attempt nothing and succeed.” – Dr. Robert Schuller Dr. Robert Schuller, founder of the Crystal Cathedral and famous televangelist, believed that risking failure to attempt greatness was more valuable than never attempting greatness at all. In this context, it is valuable to realize that [...]

Quote of the Day – Teddy Roosevelt on “Doing”

Theodore Roosevelt Family

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt Also an amazing source for historical one-liners, Theodore Roosevelt had something to say about many different areas of life.  The quote that I chose for today is an example that could possibly be interpreted differently, depending on the current life-situation of [...]

Quote of the Day – Churchill on Effort

Winston Churchill

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential. – Winston Churchill This quote embodies a certain truth that we all need to keep in mind.  It is not our strength, intelligence, creativity or any other one factor that determines our true potential in life.  Our true potential is [...]

Quote of the Day – Dale Carnegie on Taking Action

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie  Today I just wanted to throw out a quick quote from Dale Carnegie which many people haul out when discussing how to conquer [...]