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Rooney’s rules

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Martin Rooney is an internationally recognized trainer, author and speaker. He is also a fitness philosopher and founder of the Training for Warriors system. Check him out here: http://www.trainingforwarriors.com/our-team/ . I came across his list of inspirational one-liners a while back. Many of them have really inspired me and have sparked many a blog posts. Enjoy!

  • Want to be REMEMBERED tomorrow? Then don’t FORGET to do something great today.

 

  • You don’t become the thing you THINK about all the time. You become the thing you DO all the time.

 

  • The real garbage holding you back is all the time you throw away.

 

  • Try new things. Biting into the unknown may be the best way to cut your wisdom teeth.

 

  • Success may have less to do with the depth of your background than it does with the strength of your backbone.

 

  • When fighting this battle called life, taking yourself lightly may be your heaviest artillery.

 

  • Hindsight is worthless until you are able to use it to gain insight that can be used to positively affect your Foresight.

 

  • Algebra and Trigonometry are less important than learning to correctly add your strengths, subtract your faults, divide your time and multiply your talents.

 

  • Just like a well-prepared meal, a well-prepared day often ends with a clean plate.

 

  • If you aspire to retire after building an empire, the best way is to inspire as many people before you expire.

 

  • Most people often develop a weak set of knees when it comes time to take a stand for themselves.

 

  • Perhaps the most important thing you can be when you grow up is Yourself.

 

  • The key to confidence has less to do with inborn talent than it does with ingrained practice.

 

  • Just like the tide, you will rise or fall as a result of the most influential bodies around you.

 

  • The Road to Success does not intersect with the Path of Least Resistance.

 

  • Joy follows success. Success follows experience. Experience follows failure. Don’t fear failure. Without it there is no joy.

 

  • Your life will not be measured by how many days you get to “take off”, but instead by how many of the days you “take on.”

 

  • The easiest way to lead an unsuccessful life is to work hard all day to get out of a hard day’s work.

 

  • Most people think the difference between easy and hard can be found in the problem. Successful people know it’s found in your head.

 

  • Your Reputation and Credibility are just like your muscles. They take years to develop but can be lost in a short time of misuse.

 

  • Action is your most important export. Better to use it up in the storefront than to keep it stored away in the warehouse.

 

  • You’re a product of your priorities. You have 168 hours a week. If you can’t find five to workout, you’re not busy; you’re insane.

 

  • Don’t go “halfway” with anything you do. Either go “all out” or not at all. Your “whole heart” always beats your “half ass.”

 

  • Make your enthusiasm for success stronger than your fear of failure and you will become unstoppable.

 

  • One way to stand out is to be kind, fair and hard working in a world that often isn’t.

 

  • Unlike a great steak, great effort can be rare and well done at the same time.

 

  • Waves of problems will always break on the shores of your life. It is not the wave, but how each is ridden that will reveal you.

 

Have fun pondering them!

Ralf

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