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quote by Napoleon Hill: A goal is a dream with a deadline. with background image: photo of author Napoleon Hill with quote

A goal is a dream with a deadline.

--Napoleon Hill
quote by Napoleon Hill: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. with background image: man in orange jacket and black pants doing snow ski during daytime
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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

--Napoleon Hill
quote by Muhammad Iqbal: The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. with background image: photo of author Muhammad Iqbal with quote

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something.

--Muhammad Iqbal
quote by Muhammad Ali: It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. with background image: photo of author Muhammad Ali with quote

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.

--Muhammad Ali
quote by Michael Jordan: You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. with background image: photo of author Michael Jordan with quote

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

--Michael Jordan
quote by Michael Jordan: 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. with background image: photo of author Michael Jordan with quote

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.

--Michael Jordan
quote by Ken Venturi: 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. with background image: bird in the sky
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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.

--Ken Venturi
quote by Lou Holtz: How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Les Brown: You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. with background image: photo of author Les Brown with quote

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

--Les Brown
quote by Lauren Bacall: I am not a has-been. I am a will be. with background image: photo of author Lauren Bacall with quote

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.

--Lauren Bacall
quote by Larry Ellison: I have had all of the disadvantages required for success. with background image: person holding silver iPhone 6
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I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.

--Larry Ellison
quote by Laozi (Lao-Tzu): Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. with background image: tan wallpaper
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Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

--Laozi (Lao-Tzu)
quote by Mahatma Gandhi: In a gentle way, you can shake the world. with background image: photo of author Mahatma Gandhi with quote

In a gentle way, you can shake the world.

--Mahatma Gandhi
quote by Joseph P. Kennedy: When the going gets tough, the tough get going. with background image: green bird perching on stem
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When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

--Joseph P. Kennedy
quote by Julie Andrews: Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th. with background image: photo of author Julie Andrews with quote

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

--Julie Andrews
quote by Jonathan Ive: Good is the enemy of great. with background image: photo of author Jonathan Ive with quote

Good is the enemy of great.

--Jonathan Ive
quote by John W. Gardner: True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. with background image: photo of author John W. Gardner with quote

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.

--John W. Gardner
quote by John Burroughs: Leap, and the net will appear. with background image: photo of author John Burroughs with quote

Leap, and the net will appear.

--John Burroughs
quote by John F. Kennedy: Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. with background image: photo of author John F. Kennedy with quote

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

--John F. Kennedy
quote by John Dewey: Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. with background image: photo of author John Dewey with quote

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

--John Dewey
quote by John D. Rockefeller: If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. with background image: green and white painted wall
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If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

--John D. Rockefeller
quote by Jimmy Dean: I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. with background image: photo of author Jimmy Dean with quote

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

--Jimmy Dean
quote by Jim Rohn: Either you run the day or the day runs you. with background image: blue and black abstract painting
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Either you run the day or the day runs you.

--Jim Rohn
quote by Jim Elliot: Wherever you are -- be all there. with background image: photo of author Jim Elliot with quote

Wherever you are -- be all there.

--Jim Elliot

Longer Version:

Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.


quote by Herman Melville: It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. with background image: photo of author Herman Melville with quote

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

--Herman Melville
quote by Henry David Thoreau: It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. with background image: photo of author Henry David Thoreau with quote

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

--Henry David Thoreau

Longer Version:

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.


quote by Harriet Beecher Stowe: Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. with background image: photo of author Harriet Beecher Stowe with quote

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

--Harriet Beecher Stowe
quote by Hal Borland: Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. with background image: brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

--Hal Borland
quote by Epictetus: Only the educated are free. with background image: photo of author Epictetus with quote

Only the educated are free.

--Epictetus
quote by Elon Musk: When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. with background image: photo of author Elon Musk with quote

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.

--Elon Musk
quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. with background image: photo of author Eleanor Roosevelt with quote

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

--Eleanor Roosevelt
quote by Elbert Hubbard: Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition. with background image: photo of author Elbert Hubbard with quote

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed -- there's so little competition.

--Elbert Hubbard
quote by David Brinkley: A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. with background image: photo of author David Brinkley with quote

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

--David Brinkley
quote by Dolly Parton: Storms make trees take deeper roots. with background image: photo of author Dolly Parton with quote

Storms make trees take deeper roots.

--Dolly Parton
quote by Denis Waitley: 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. with background image: white petaled flower
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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.

--Denis Waitley
quote by Dalai Lama: Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. with background image: photo of author Dalai Lama with quote

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

--Dalai Lama
quote by Enzo Ferrari: If you can dream it, you can do it. with background image: photo of author Enzo Ferrari with quote

If you can dream it, you can do it.

--Enzo Ferrari
quote by Carlos Castaneda: We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. with background image: man sitting on concrete brick with opened laptop on his lap
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We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

--Carlos Castaneda
quote by Colin Powell: 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. with background image: photo of author Colin Powell with quote

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.

--Colin Powell
quote by Chuck Swindoll: Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it. with background image: blue ocean
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Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

--Chuck Swindoll
quote by Charles F. Kettering: High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation. with background image: photo of author Charles F. Kettering with quote

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

--Charles F. Kettering
quote by Carol Burnett: Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. with background image: photo of author Carol Burnett with quote

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.

--Carol Burnett
quote by Calvin Coolidge: All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. with background image: photo of author Calvin Coolidge with quote

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

--Calvin Coolidge
quote by Beverly Sills: There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. with background image: photo of author Beverly Sills with quote

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

--Beverly Sills
quote by Bruce Feirstein: The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. with background image: black fawn pug playing with plush toy
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The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.

--Bruce Feirstein

quote by Brian Tracy: Successful people are simply those with successful habits. with background image: grey cliff near body of water
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Successful people are simply those with successful habits.

--Brian Tracy
quote by Bill Gates: As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others. with background image: high-angle photography of mountain at sunset
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As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.

--Bill Gates
quote by Bernard Williams: Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. with background image: selective photography of dried leaf
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Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.

--Bernard Williams
quote by Benjamin Franklin: Energy and persistence conquer all things. with background image: photo of author Benjamin Franklin with quote

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

--Benjamin Franklin
quote by Benjamin Franklin: Diligence is the mother of good luck. with background image: photo of author Benjamin Franklin with quote

Diligence is the mother of good luck.

--Benjamin Franklin

Longer Version:

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.


quote by Benjamin Franklin: By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. with background image: photo of author Benjamin Franklin with quote

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.

--Benjamin Franklin
quote by Benjamin Disraeli: Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action. with background image: photo of author Benjamin Disraeli with quote

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

--Benjamin Disraeli
quote by Babe Ruth: Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. with background image: photo of author Babe Ruth with quote

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

--Babe Ruth
quote by Antiphanes: Everything yields to diligence. with background image: black and silver laptop computer
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Everything yields to diligence.

--Antiphanes
quote by Arthur Balfour: Enthusiasm moves the world. with background image: three boys running on field
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Enthusiasm moves the world.

--Arthur Balfour
quote by Arnold Palmer: Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. with background image: photo of author Arnold Palmer with quote

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

--Arnold Palmer
quote by Arnold J. Toynbee: It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it. with background image: photo of author Arnold J. Toynbee with quote

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.

--Arnold J. Toynbee
quote by Aristotle: It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. with background image: mountains under starry sky during nighttime
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It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.

--Aristotle
quote by Aristotle: Quality is not an act, it is a habit. with background image: photo of author Aristotle with quote

Quality is not an act, it is a habit.

--Aristotle
quote by Andrew Carnegie: Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself. with background image: photo of author Andrew Carnegie with quote

Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.

--Andrew Carnegie
quote by Alice Walker: The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. with background image: photo of author Alice Walker with quote

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.

--Alice Walker
quote by Albert Schweitzer: Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. with background image: photo of author Albert Schweitzer with quote

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.

--Albert Schweitzer
quote by Albert Einstein: Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. with background image: photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

--Albert Einstein
quote by Albert Camus: To know oneself, one should assert oneself. with background image: photo of author Albert Camus with quote

To know oneself, one should assert oneself.

--Albert Camus
quote by Aeschylus: God always strives together with those who strive. with background image: photo of author Aeschylus with quote

God always strives together with those who strive.

--Aeschylus
quote by Abraham Lincoln: That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. with background image: yellow flower in green grass field
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That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

--Abraham Lincoln
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