Quotes about success when heard somewhere, gets a person thinking. There are many quotes that even make us forget what we were previously thinking. Going through motivational quotes written on Post-it notes may help us in picking ourselves back up in times of distress. At times we may not even know that they are there and are lost in our own world of gloom or distress, staring off into space. Sometimes that place we are looking is exactly where the post-it note is. And it may just prove to be the push we needed to get back on the track.
American Psychologist and Philosopher, William James said, "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
At other times we may be tense or depressed about something completely different and that is when a post-it note with a quote may catch our eye. It diverts our attention, changes the focus and alters our thinking. Sometimes a great quote just moves us and boosts our whole being. It is as if the words and their meaning speak directly to our heart and soul, encouraging us and egging us on in several different ways to be better as we could be.
Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company, said, "Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right."
Sometimes we may be stuck at a difficult problem and may have decided that it is a dead end with no way out, when a solution may present itself in the form of a quote on a post-it note. Even at times when we are just sitting idle and doing nothing productive, a quote or a saying can get us thinking and results in creative thinking or even just a healthy exercise for our brain. There are some quotes about success that are like riddles and are fun to read as they sometimes result in us thinking over it for hours!
"To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking.- Goethe, German writer
Great quotes on success are not just a mere selection of words or sentences arranged together. It is a mixture of ingenuity, insight and sentiment. I have read quotes that instantly changed my condition and lifted me up from the depression. It can change depression to determination in a matter of seconds. They can change sadness into happiness within no time and renew our hopes. When faced by a difficult problem and feeling tense they can relax us in an instant. Such quotes speak with wisdom, show creativity, and create emotions in a rather effective and remarkable manner. Such an example is of Paulo Coelho's words in his book 'The Alchemist',
From observation we can tell that diverse people are motivated by different quotes originating from several renowned corners. There is no one method that makes a useful quote on success. Instead, each quote is distinctive and it affects everyone in a different manner.