Top 50 favourite @ByGeorgeJournal Tweets

Yesterday, By George Journal tweeted its 500th tweet.  Our core mission on Twitter is to provide memorable quotes to motivate and inspire – and provoke. (We also offer views on Canada, public relations, the world of politics and business.) You can follow us:

http://twitter.com/#!/ByGeorgeJournal

Here are our top 50 favourite tweets of the first 500 @byGeorgeJournal tweets (this is the first of a two-part post): 

  • To want to be what one can be is purpose in life. – Cynthia Ozick
  • They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel. – Carl W. Buechner
  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. – Aristotle
  • Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Rohn
  • Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person we become. – Jim Rohn
  • Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. – Albert Einstein
  • Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose. – John Stosssel
  • If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. – David Viscott
  • We were born to succeed, not to fail. – Henry David Thoreau
  • Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing. – Abraham Lincoln
  • Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison
  • You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round. – James J. Corbett
  • Never mistake motion for action. – Ernest Hemingway
  • Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character. – Albert Einstein
  • Ability will enable a man to get to the top, but character will keep him from falling. – American proverb
  • You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. – Albert Einstein
  • We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill
  • Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life. – E Roosevelt
  • We have to do the best we can. This is our sacred human responsibility. – Albert Einstein
  • A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, & his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. – Oscar Wilde
  • Strive for excellence, not perfection. – Jackson Brown Jr.
  • Common sense is not so common. – Voltaire
  • There’s no substitute for hard work. – Thomas Edison
  • Happiness depends upon ourselves. – Aristotle
  • Life is a series of commas, not periods. – Matthew McConaughey

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