The Two Word Secret to Overnight Success.

Via on May 26, 2012


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Hard work.

It’s great to think positively. I’m all for it. There’s definitely something to be said for keeping an open mind and looking at our self-limiting beliefs about wealth and success. But if you really want it, it’s going to cost you. Put the time in, put blood, sweat and tears in, put in everything you’ve got:


“Genius is 1% talent and 99% percent hard work…” ~ Albert Einstein

“Thought I wanted overnight success, until I achieved it through hard work and the refusal to back down! What you earn, you keep.” ~ A. M. Hudson

“Actually, I’m an overnight success. But it took twenty years.” ~ Monty Hall

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ~ Babe Ruth

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ” ~ Walt Disney

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~ Thomas Edison

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” ~ Thomas Jefferson

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ~ Beverly Sills

“You don’t hit a home run sitting on the bench daydreaming and talking about it. You hit a home run because you just kept swinging.” ~ Kate Bartolotta


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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. Her love of words is boundless, but she knows that many of life’s best moments are completely untranslatable. When she is not writing, you may find her practicing yoga, devouring a book, playing with her children, planting dandelions, or dancing barefoot with her heart on her sleeve. She is madly in love with life and does not know how this story ends; she’s making it up as she goes. Kate is the owner and editor-in-chief of Be You Media Group. She also writes for The Huffington Post, elephant journal, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, Yoganonymous, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. She facilitates writing workshops and retreats throughout North America. Heart Medicine, Kate's book on writing, is now available on You can follow Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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