Wally Amos Quotes
Wallace "Wally" Amos, Jr. (born July 1, 1936) is an American TV personality, entrepreneur and author from Tallahassee, Florida. He is the founder of the "Famous Amos" chocolate chip cookie brand. He also was the host of the adult reading program, Learn to Read. He currently resides in Kailua, Hawaii where he runs The Cookie Kahuna gourmet cookie brand.
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I believe, along with many others, that you must first ask for what you want before you can have it.
Respect yourself as well as others; make commitments, not excuses, and make every day a fun day.
It's vital to be growing through your life rather than going through your life. The object is not to change other people or situations; it's to do the inner work they stimulate.
“It was a really great time for her. She was single and dating and beautiful in New York in the '60s ... You don't have to be completely consumed or subsumed by the tragedy.”
“It's so important to believe in yourself. Believe that you can do it, under any circumstances. Because if you believe you can, then you really will. That belief just keeps you searching for the answers, and then pretty soon you get it.”
“It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before? it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it.”
“I always wanted to have another cookie store, ... So 30 years later, we have another cookie store.”
“Regardless of any unpleasantness in my life, I still get up every morning and look for positive things to do, ... Who's In Charge.”
Be clear about what you want to accomplish, and whether the circumstances surrounding you are actively helping you toward the goal.