Alexander Graham Bell
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
If you’re going through hell, keep going.
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
It gets easier. Every day it gets a little easier. But you gotta do it every day; that’s the hard part.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
I wake up every morning and think to myself, ‘how far can I push this company in the next 24 hours.
If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.
You can either experience the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The choice is yours.
Impossible is just an opinion.
One day or day one. You decide.
No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful”.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.
Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
The future depends on what you do today.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.
If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry. Worry fixes nothing.
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.
Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
A year from now you may wish you had started today.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Light tomorrow with today.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Someday is not a day of the week.
Make each day your masterpiece.
Don’t count the days, make the days count.
You get to decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don’t decide, others will decide for you.
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.
Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.
Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.
The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Thomas A. Edison
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.
Fall 7 times, stand up 8.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power.
Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.
Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.
The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Failure is not the opposite of success: it’s part of success.
If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
George Bernard Shaw
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
You are not your resume, you are your work.
John F Kennedy
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Those who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those doing it.
People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.
The best revenge is massive success.
Work hard and be kind and amazing things will happen.
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.
I hope you live a life you’re proud of. And if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.
Stephen R Covey
Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
You CAN have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.
If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you’re finished.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do.
If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
You can have results or excuses. Not both.
Sammy Davis Jr
You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.
Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.
You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly.
Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
You never fail until you stop trying.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.
The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It’s harmful.
Don’t compare yourself with anyone in this world … if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
What if I told you that 10 years from now, your life would be exactly the same? I doubt you’d be happy. So, why are you so afraid of change?
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.