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Don't look back -- you're not going that way.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. That sounds goody two-shoes, I know, but I believe that a diamond is the result of extreme pressure and time. Less time is crystal. Less than that is coal. Less than that is fossilized leaves. Less than that it's just plain dirt. In all my work, in the movies I write, the lyrics the poetry, the prose, the essays, I am saying that we may encounter many defeats -- maybe it's imperative that we encounter the defeats -- but we are much stronger than we appear to be and maybe much better than we allow ourselves to be.
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.
Perfection is boring. Getting better is where all the fun is.
We must train from the inside out. Using our strengths to attack and nullify any weaknesses. It's not about denying a weakness may exist but about denying its right to persist.
A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.
Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
Goals live on the other side of obstacles and challenges. Be relentless in pursuit of those goals, especially in the face of obstacles. Along the way, make no excuses and place no blame.
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.
I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don't.
You promote yourself every time you take on a new responsibility.
People spend their lives in the service of their passions instead of employing their passions in the service of their lives.
Sometimes the best helping hand you can get is a good, firm push.
Choice, not chance, determines human destiny.
Life without risk is not worth living.
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like.
If you don't run your own life, somebody else will.
Each man is the architect of his own fortune.
Motivate yourself and commit to being better as each decade of your life passes by; Live what you teach; do what you promise to do.
The shell must break before the bird can fly.
You are what you think about all day.
Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Suffer the pain of discipline or suffer the pain of regret.
I'm too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.
Just stick with it. What seems so hard now will one day be your warm up.
The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you're no longer willing to stay where you are.
If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.
Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.
Success isn't given. It's earned. In the kitchen, in the gym, in the workout, all day. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear.
Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.
I wasn't there to compete. I was there to win.
Good ideas are common -- what's uncommon are people who will work hard enough to bring them about.
Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.
The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
Needing motivation is a sign of your goals lacking meaning.
When one must, one can.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Don't give up. Don't lose hope. Don't sell out.
If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.
Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.
I am not talented. I am obsessed.
There is always room at the top.
Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they've started.
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
Grind Hard, Shine Hard.
Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.
Blood, sweat and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.
Motivated people always find a way. Unmotivated people will always find a way not to.
It's not the moutain we conquer but ourselves.
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
If you ask me what I came into this life to do, I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what's actually good for you.
Stop whining, start grinding.
Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Your focus determines your reality.
You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.
Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
Nobody but you have to believe in your dreams to make them a reality.
Though no one can backtrack and create a brand new start, Everyone is capable of taking their life in a brand new direction.
Seven Ways To Get Ahead in Business:
1. Be forward thinking
2. Be inventive, and daring
3. Do the right thing
4. Be honest and straight forward
5. Be willing to change, to learn, to grow
6. Work hard and be yourself
7. Lead by example.
Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results.
Stand for something. Make your life mean something. Start where you are with what you have. You are enough.
Everyday presents a new opportunity to grow and press forward to your success. Stay the course believing that where you are right now doesn't matter, as long as you are moving in the right direction.
The 7 Steps to Transformation:
1. Dream it.
2. Envision it.
3. Think it.
4. Grow it.
5. Become it.
6. Live it.
7. OWN it.
You have to know what you want to get it.
Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
Always aim for achievement, and forget about success.
Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.
Never give in and never give up.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.
Most people think they lack motivation when they really lack clarity.
Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.
You have to motivate yourself with challenges. That's how you know you're still alive.
You can look for external sources of motivation and that can catalyze a change, but it won't sustain one. It has to be from an internal desire.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Go fast enough to get there, but slow enough to see.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
If you think you can do it, you can.
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that's good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day.