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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
- Benjamin Franklin
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
- Arthur C. Clarke
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
- Wayne Gretzky
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.
- William Shakespeare
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
- William James
Go big or go home. Because it’s true. What do you have to lose?
- Eliza Dushku
If you can dream it, you can do it.
It’s always to early to quit.
- Norman Vincent Peale
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
No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
- Jessica Savitch
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney
I slept and dreamed that life was joy. I awoke and saw life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabi Tagore
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
- Jerry Rice
Too many people are thinking the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, when they ought to just water the grass they are standing on.
- Amar Dave
All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
- Orison Sweet Marden
You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard
Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen.
- Horace Mann
In the end, what we regret most are the chances we never took.
- Frasier Krane
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
-John Quincy Adams
“Leaders aren’t born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.”