Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
If you've got a talent, protect it.
In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.