My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
It's easy to give up on the best laid plan and forget all about it. And then inertia and lethargy step in. The first practical step is the hardest (because of fears, excuses and laziness) but it is the most important. After that, you are in motion and you'll want to keep it going.
For sure, we need to relax sometimes, and on the beach is a great place for that. But best not to put off things that we'll be happy we've done afterwards, even if they do take energy. Like mowing the lawn - or mental energy, like writing that article. Things we tend not to be lazy at include eating, drinking, Facebook, watching TV, sleeping... in other words, nothing constructive.
Like Anthony Robbins says, "People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals. That is, goals that do not inspire them."
Success is not easy and it is certainly not for the lazy.
Remain humble, work hard and stay hungry. Reap the benefits. Laziness has none.
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
Every human being wants to be successful. For many, success is measured in terms of power, fame or financial income, while other people measure it in less tangible ways. Whatever your criteria, I've never met a lazy person, so I assume you, too, are interested in success. The question then becomes, "What skills or behaviors will facilitate my success in the shortest possible time?" Continues...