Archive for the 'Determination Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The fireworks begin today…” Edward Koch

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” Edward Koch

“Life is not divided into semesters…” Bill Gates

“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.” Bill Gates

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“Think about your dream…” Anonymous

“Think about your dream all the time, no matter what else you’re doing. Live your dream in your imagination. Become obsessed by it. Love it. Be passionate about it.” Anonymous

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Nothing is so fatiguing…” William James

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” William James

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“What lies behind us…” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Courage is resistance to…” Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Mark Twain

“Everything is either an…” Wayne Dyer

“Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” Wayne Dyer

“Champions aren’t made in…” Muhammad Ali

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” Muhammad Ali

“It’s always too early…” Norman Vincent Peale

“It’s always too early to quit.” Norman Vincent Peale

“All those who have…” Orison Swett Marden

“All those who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.” Orison Swett Marden

“Don’t let life discourage…” Lao-Tzu

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Lao-Tzu

“It’s kind of fun…” Walt Disney

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” Walt Disney

“If they can make…” Muhammad Ali

“If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.” Muhammad Ali

“People of mediocre ability…” George Allen

“People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to.” George Allen