You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.
We are what we do.
Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going
If you can dream it, you can achieve it.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Be the compromise you want to see in the world.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road.
What this power is I cannot say; all I know is that it exists and it becomes available only when a man is in that state of mind in which he knows exactly what he wants and is fully determined not to quit until he finds it.
Goals that are not written down are just wishes.
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Always begin with the end in mind.
Courage is the ability to go from failure to failure with enthusiasm.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
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