The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
There is no end to what you can accomplish if (or when) you don’t care who gets the credit.
Honest hearts produce honest actions.
The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.
If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive.
You can never plan the future by the past.
Winning is a habit.
Vincent T Lombardi
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
There is no man upon the earth, no foolish man or wise, No man of high or humble birth but somewhere in the skies Can find a star to lead him on if he will lift his eyes.
Work is much more fun than fun.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it…Autograph your work with excellence.
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dreams of yesterday are the hopes of today, and the realities of tomorrow.
Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.
Henry Ward Beecher
Defeat doesn’t finish a man–quit does. A man is not finished when he’s defeated. He’s finished when he quits.
Richard M. Nixon
If a window of opportunity appears, don’t pull down the shade.
Not what we have but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
Yesterday’s the past and tomorrow’s the future. Today is a gift– which is why they call it the present.
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear.
William Jennings Bryan
All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small.
The journey is the reward.
No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.
Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.
Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier.
To succeed… you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
A strong mind always hopes, and has always cause to hope.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
John F. Kennedy
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It’s so much easier to suggest solutions when you don’t know too much about the problem.
Malcolm S. Forbes
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When you stop giving, when you stop offering something to someone, it’s time to turn out the light.
It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity.
George Matthew Adams
There’s no such thing as Perfection. But, in striving for perfection, we can achieve excellence.
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.