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W. Clement Stone

Birthdate: 4. May 1902
Date of death: 3. September 2002

William Clement Stone was a businessman, philanthropist and New Thought self-help book author.

„Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.“

—  W. Clement Stone

As quoted in The Power of Choice (2007) by Joyce Guccione, p. 199
also attributed to Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) and Les Brown (1912–2001)
Misattributed

„I feel healthy! I feel happy I feel terrific“

—  W. Clement Stone

Daily mantra for positive self-suggestion which he recommended in Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude (1960) and his teachings.

„Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.“

—  W. Clement Stone

Actually said by Napoleon Hill, Stone later added the line "...with P.M.A." (Positive Mental Attitude) to the end of this quote.
Misattributed
Variant: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

„Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.“

—  W. Clement Stone

As quoted in How to Be the Employee Your Company Can't Live Without : 18 Ways to Become Indispensable (2006) by Glenn Shepard

„Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.“

—  W. Clement Stone

As quoted in Teen Ink : What Matters (2003) by Stephanie H. Meyer, John Meyer, and Peggy Veljkovic, p. 309

„All I want to do is change the world!“

—  W. Clement Stone

As quoted in Open Question Selling: Unlock Your Customer's Needs to Close the Sale (2007) by Val Gee and Jeff Gee, p. 66

„Be generous! Give!“

—  W. Clement Stone

Be Generous!

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