Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. - William James

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. - Thoreau

Always desire to learn something useful. - Sophocles

What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

Be gentle to all and stern with yourself. - Saint Teresa of Avila

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. - Wayne Dyer

Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail. - John Donne

Begin to be now what you will be hereafter. - William James

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. - Norman Vincent Peale

Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself. - Swami Sivananda

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. - Thomas Jefferson

Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. - Baruch Spinoza

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. - Thomas Jefferson

Either you run the day or the day runs you. - Jim Rohn

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. - Victor Kiam

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. - Alfred A. Montapert

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. - Ken Venturi

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. - Jim Rohn

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

One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. - Peter Marshall

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. - Michael Korda

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door. - Kyle Chandler

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. - Walter Elliot

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. - Robert H. Schuller

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. - Aristotle

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there. - Bo Jackson

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. - Peter Marshall

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large. - Confucius

The ultimate aim of the ego is not to see something, but to be something. - Muhammed Iqbal

The wise does at once what the fool does at last. - Baltasar Gracian

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do. - Henry Ford There is nothing deep down inside us except what we have put there ourselves. - Richard Rorty

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. - C. S. Lewis

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. - Ted Turner

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. - Thomas Jefferson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world... And as we let our own light shine, We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same As we are liberated from our own fear, Our presence automatically liberates others. - Marianne Williamson

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