With great anecdotes you’ll never forget.
Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.
The Bible – 1 Corinthians 9:24
For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor
Survival can be summed up in three words – never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.
Bear Grylls, Explorer/Adventurer
Make sure of your commitment to Jesus Christ, and seek to follow him every day. Don’t be swayed by the false values and goals of this world, but put Christ and His will first in everything you do.
Billy Graham, Preacher
If you’re going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing.
Colin Powell, US Statesman and retired General
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC), Philosopher
I’m a very stubborn person. I think it has helped me and sometimes hindered me over my career. I know if I set my mind to do something, even if people are saying I can’t do it, I will achieve it.
David Beckham, Footballer
Some people can be president, some people can speak, some people a dentist, a doctor. Just hang in there and never give up, and find out what your talent is and just stick with it, and I guarantee you’ll get there, man.
Juicy J, Artist/Musician
We Live in a culture that relishes tearing others down. It’s ultimately more fulfilling though to help people reach their goals. Instead of feeling jealous, remember: if God did it for them, He can do it for you.
Joel Osteen, Preacher/Author
Therefore since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight ans sin which clings so closely, and let s run with endurance the race that is set before us.
The Bible – Hebrews 12:1
Desire is the key to motivation but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Mario Andretti, Racing Driver
If you’re trying to achieve, there’ll be roadblocks. We’ve all had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up, figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it.
Michael Jordan, Athlete
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616), Playwright/Author
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense.
Thomas Edison (1847 – 1931), Inventor
Never quit, it is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal, and don’t quit until you attain it, then when you do, set another goal and don’t quit until you reach it. Never Quit.
Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant (1913 – 1983), Coach
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself & never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. When I have negative and false attacks, I don’t invest energy in them, because I know who I am.
Michelle Obama, First Lady
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Zig Zaglar (1926 – 2012), Author/Speaker
Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.
Vince Lombardi (1913 – 1970), American Football Coach
Whatever course you decide upon, there’s always someone to tell you you’re wrong & difficulties to tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action & follow it to an end requires courage.
Ralph Wardo Emerson (1803 – 1882), Poet
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973), Artist