All the power is within you. You can do anything.
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily.
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their players and motivate.
If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
Never, never, never give up.
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster.
You create your opportunities by asking for them.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best. Good Afternoon.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
We aim above the mark, to hit the mark. Every act hath some falsehood of exaggeration in it.
Hitch your wagon to a star.
We make the world we live in and shape our own environment.
Many are called but few get up.
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Good is the enemy of great.
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Wherever you are -- be all there.
Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
lIt's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see - i.e. compare it to, something worse or better, that determines whether you are respectively grateful and happy or ungrateful and bitter.
Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
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.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
Diligence is the mother of good luck, and God gives all things to industry. Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you may be hindered by tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do to-day.
Everything yields to diligence.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
To know oneself, one should assert oneself.