Thursday, May 14, 2015


I will be sharing with you the secrets behind the
greatness of some great people. How their behavior
helped them grow to become great. I will be using
their sayings[QUOTES] in other to back the secrets
Thanks for reading

1.They are mindful of what they say

Better to keep your mouth shut
and appear stupid than to open it
and remove all doubt. – Mark Twain
“ If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y
plus z.
Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth
Albert Einstein

Think twice before you speak,
because your words and
influence will plant the seed of
either success or failure in the
mind of another. – Napoleon Hill
Related: 51 most powerful quotes ever
This is one of the great lesson we must emulate
from this great minds , they prefer to keep their
mouth than to utter gibberish. Most of these great
people are introvert they always prefer to keep
silence and reflect before they utter anything to the
When you keep your mouth shut at the right time
you are increasing your creativity ability , silence
keeps away unnecessary noise from your brain and
when there is no noise in your brain great ideas will
keep coming to you.
“Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone,
that is when
ideas are born.” – Nikola Tesla

2.They never give up………….

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career.
I’ve lost
almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to
take the game
winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over
and over
again in my life. And that is why I succeed. –
Michael Jordan

“Sometimes when you innovate, you make
mistakes. It’s best to admit them quickly and get on
with improving your other innovations.” – Steve

I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it
wrong. –
Benjamin Franklin

“Be the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at
it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only
people who never tumble are those who never
mount the high wire. This is your moment, own it.”

Oprah Winfrey
Most of these people have failed , failed and failed
over and over again and never succumb. They
never see themselves as a failure and always
known to derive strenght from their failure.

Imagine the case of Benjamin franklin and Michael
jordan where they had a very poor start in the
beginning but they never let failure wiped them out ,
they moved on and later become a success in their
We must all learn from this spirit of theirs where
they never give up when they are facing some
challenges in life.

3.Their secret of success are the same…..
Patience, persistence and
perspiration make an
unbeatable combination for
success. – Napoleon Hill

“I don’t think there is any other quality so
essential to success of any kind as the quality of
perseverance. It overcomes almost everything,
nature.” – John D. Rockefeller

“I’m convinced that about half of what
separates successful entrepreneurs from
the non-successful ones is pure
perseverance.” – Steve Jobs

I don’t see this as a coincidence , these people are
truly telling us that nothing can beat persistence if
you want to be successful.

4.They believe in Risk taking…….

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are
doomed if
you don’t try. –Beverly Sills

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –
Wayne Gretzky

Life itself is a risk , any step you take in life is a big
risk because you can never predict wherever it will
lands you to, then why can’t you learn how to take
risk in any thing you embark on. Taking risk is one
of the untold secret of the billionaires , great
inventors and world leaders. It’s in the blood of the
billionaire to buy a large stock in a company which
they can’t predict it performance in the next 5 years
they just hope it favours them. Also great inventors
like Albert Einstein , Thomas Edison and steve jobs
are all risk takers they embark on projects which
they never knew of it outcome.
When you take risks like these people you are on
the way to greatness.

5.They are positive minded…………..

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. –

We must change the way we think about things in
order for them to be better. If our thought process
changes, so will our lives. – Gautama Budha

What the mind of man can
conceive and believe, it can
achieve. – Napoleon Hill

Our belief is as hard as stone when you have a
strong belief towards anything you are doing you

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