John Spence Quotes

Love and appreciate your parents. We are often so busy growing up; we forget they are also growing old.

Learn to appreciate the things you have before time forces you appreciate the things you once had.

In life if you don't risk anything you risk everything.

Build your house on the rock of learning; no one can take your education away from you.

You are the average of your five closest associates.

Vision = Focus / Focus = Attention / Attention = Action /Action = Results / Consistent Results = Destiny

You will never become who you want to be if you keep blaming everyone else for who you are now.

You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren't busy denying them. Read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Burn the candles use the nice sheets wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion; today is special.

Being alone does not mean you are lonely and being lonely does not mean you are alone.

While you're busy looking for the perfect person you'll probably miss the imperfect person who could make you perfectly happy.

You become what you focus on and like the people you spend time with.

Remember: everyone you meet is fighting a mighty battle. Be kind. Be understanding.

Love is not about sex going on fancy dates or showing off. It's about being with a person who makes you happy in a way nobody else can.

Habits good or bad can always be traced back to your own thinking.

My definition of success: When your core values and self-concept are in harmony with your daily actions and behaviors.

No matter how good or bad you have it wake up each day thankful for your life. Someone somewhere else is desperately fighting for theirs.

Making one person smile can change the world - maybe not the whole world but their world.

When you have to start compromising yourself and your morals for the people around you it's probably time to change the people around you.

When someone tells you "You've changed " it might simply be because you've stopped living your life their way.

Falling in love is not a choice. To stay in love is.

When you choose to see the good in others you end up finding the good in yourself.

When values are clear decisions are easy.

Sometimes you need to distance yourself to see things clearly.

You cannot change what you refuse to confront.

People do what seems easy and convenient not what is best for them.

Don't think of cost. Think of value.

Sometimes people don't notice the things others do for them until they stop doing them.

Whatever you fill your brain with and whoever you spend your time with... will determine your life a decade from now.

Your Day Is Your Life

All that you achieve and all that you fail to achieve are the direct results of your thoughts.

What you do today determines who you will be tomorrow.

The minute you stop expecting life to be simple fair and easy... it becomes simple fair and easy.

If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair you're fooling yourself. That's like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn't eat him.

Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset.

Learn to love yourself first instead of loving the idea of other people loving you.

Making a hundred friends is not a miracle. The miracle is to make a single friend who will stand by your side even when hundreds are against you.

Be happy. Be yourself. If others don't like it then let them be. Happiness is a choice. Life isn't about pleasing everybody.

Someone else doesn't have to be wrong for you to be right.

People are more what they hide than what they show.

Don't look for someone who will solve all your problems; look for someone who will face them with you.

What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while. Read The Power of Habit.

Every single thing that has ever happened in your life is preparing you for a moment that is yet to come.

Many people are so poor because the only thing they have is money.

If you tell the truth it becomes a part of your past. If you lie it becomes a part of your future.

Saying someone is ugly doesn't make you any prettier.

Until you can see and admit that YOU are the problem... You will be unable to realize that YOU must be the solution.

We are the producers of our own thinking. Thought is not something that happens to us but something that we do to ourselves.

Successful people willingly do what unsuccessful people are unwilling to do.

We often talk to ourselves in ways that we would never let a stranger or even a friend talk to us.