The awareness formula

Voltaire - French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.

Michelangelo - Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet

I'm Still Learning.

Terry Heick - Education expert focused on critical thinking, critical literacy & modern knowledge demands

Learning is synthesizing seemingly divergent ideas and data.

Sam Levenson - American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist

You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.

Aldous Huxley - English writer and philosopher

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

Aristotle - Greek philosopher

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Socrates - Greek philosopher

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.

William James - American philosopher

The minute a man ceases to grow, no matter what his years, that minute he begins to be old.

Benjamin Franklin - Founding Fathers of the United States

When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.

Michael J Gelb - American author

You can change your life by changing the way you think about yourself and your potential.

Plato - Athenian philosopher

In order for man to succeed in life, God provided him with two means, education and physical activity. Not separately, one for the soul and the other for the body, but for the two together. With these two means, man can attain perfection. 

Dr. Joel Fuhrman - American celebrity doctor who advocates what he calls a micronutrient-rich diet

Great health can be yours, but you can't buy it, you must earn it.

Louise Lynn Hay - American motivational author and the founder of Hay House

I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.

William B. Irvine - Professor of philosophy at Wright State University

Stoicism, understood properly, is a cure for a disease. The disease in question is the anxiety, grief, fear, and various other negative emotions that plague humans and prevent them from experiencing a joyful existence.

Michael J. Gelb - American non-fiction author, executive coach and management consultant

Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.

Confucius - Chinese philosopher and politician

Learning without thinking is useless. Thinking without learning is dangerous.

Jose Silva - Mexican-American self-taught parapsychologist and author of the "Silva Method"

On the assumption that everything in the body is coordinated by the mind, we go about controlling the mind in order to control the immune system, the vital organs, and our general levels of good health.

Sonja Lyubomirsky - American professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside and author of the bestseller The How of Happiness

Exercise may very well be the most effective instant happiness booster of all activities.

Russell Simmons - American entrepreneur, record executive, writer, and film producer

People who know better do better.

Vernon Linwood Howard - American spiritual teacher, author, and philosopher

Do not be impatient with your seemingly slow progress. Do not try to run faster than you presently can. If you are studying, reflecting and trying, you are making progress whether you are aware of it or not. A traveler walking the road in the darkness of night is still going forward. Someday, some way, everything will break open, like the natural unfolding of a rosebud.

Jack Canfield - American author, motivational speaker, corporate trainer, and entrepreneur

There are essentially two things that will make you wise -- the books you read and the people you meet.

Eric Butterworth - Best-selling author of 16 books and a prominent leader in the Unity and New Thought movements

Don't go through life, grow through life.

Byron Katie -  American speaker and author who teaches a method of self-inquiry known as "The Work of Byron Katie" or simply as "The Work."

The greatest stock market you can invest in is yourself. Finding this truth is better than finding a gold mine.

Dave Asprey - American entrepreneur and author

If you take care of your brain, your brain will take care of you.

Elizabeth Helen Blackburn - Australian-American Nobel laureate who is the former President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Genes load the gun, and environment pulls the trigger.

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

The measure of mental health is the disposition to see good everywhere.

Peter Drucker - Austrian management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Shane Snow - A science and business journalist and the co-founder of Contently, one of Inc's fastest growing companies and Crain's and Ad Age's best places to work in America

PRETEND YOU ARE DRIVING a car in the middle of a thunderstorm and you happen upon three people on the side of the road. One of them is a frail old woman, who looks on the verge of collapse. Another is a friend who once saved your life. The other is the romantic interest of your dreams, and this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet him or her. You have only one other seat in the car. Who do you pick up? There’s a good reason to choose any of the three. The old woman needs help. The friend deserves your payback. And clearly, a happy future with the man or woman of your dreams will have an enormous long-term impact on your life. So, who should you pick? The old woman, of course. Then, give the car keys to your friend, and stay behind with the romantic interest to wait for the bus!

John Calvin Maxwell - American author, speaker, and pastor who has written many books, primarily focusing on leadership. Titles include The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader. His books have sold millions of copies, with some on the New York Times Best Seller List

If you combine your thoughts with the thoughts of others, you will come up with thoughts you’ve never had!

Brian Tracy - Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development author. He is the author of over eighty books that have been translated into dozens of languages. His popular books are Earn What You're Really Worth, Eat That Frog!, No Excuses!

Rule: Continuous learning is the minimum requirement for success in any field.

OliviaFox Cabane - American author, public speaker, and the co-founder of Kindearth.Tech

The key questions are: Which mental state would be most useful in this situation? And which version of reality would help you get there?

David Rock - Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer NeuroLeadership Institute. Dr. Rock has authored four successful books including Your Brain at Work, a business best-seller, and has written for and been quoted in hundreds of articles about leadership, organizational effectiveness, and the brain which can be found in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, CNBC, Forbes, Fortune, Inc., USA Today, BBC, The Boston Globe and more

Mindfulness is a habit, it’s something the more one does, the more likely one is to be in that mode with less and less effort…it’s a skill that can be learned. It’s accessing something we already have. Mindfulness isn’t difficult. What’s difficult is to remember to be mindful.

Austin Kleon - New York Times bestselling author of five books: Steal Like an Artist; Show Your Work!; Keep Going; Steal Like An Artist Journal; and Newspaper Blackout. Kleon's works focus on creativity in today's world

Start copying what you love. Copy copy copy copy. At the end of the copy you will find your self.

Jason Selk - One of the premier performance coaches in the United States, with dozens of professional athletes and Fortune 500 executives as his clients

Those who are most successful evaluate themselves daily. Daily evaluation is the key to daily success, and daily success is the key to success in life.