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  • #1
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #2
    Oscar Wilde
    “Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #3
    Stanley Kubrick
    “I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker.”
    Stanley Kubrick

  • #4
    “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
    Confucius, Confucius: The Analects

  • #5
    Paulo Coelho
    “If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

  • #6
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “There is no more compelling motivation to worthwhile endeavor than the knowledge that we are children of God, that God expects us to do something with our lives, and that He will give us help when help is sought.”
    Gordon B. Hinckley, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

  • #7
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #8
    Henry Ford
    “You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.”
    Henry Ford

  • #9
    Jim Rohn
    “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”
    Jim Rohn

  • #10
    Napoleon Hill
    “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”
    Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice

  • #11
    Jordan Belfort
    “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.”
    Jordan Belfort

  • #12
    Malcolm X
    “In fact, once he is motivated no one can change more completely than the man who has been at the bottom. I call myself the best example of that.”
    Malcolm X, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • #13
    “First say to yourself what you would be;
    and then do what you have to do.”

  • #14
    “The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.”
    Vince Lombardi

  • #15
    Jim Rohn
    “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
    Jim Rohn

  • #16
    Lily Tomlin
    “I said "Somebody should do something about that." Then I realized I am somebody.”
    Lily Tomlin

  • #17
    “If you're talking about what you did yesterday, you're not doing much today.”
    James Andrews

  • #18
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “The larger crimes are apt to be the simpler, for the bigger the crime, the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • #19
    Albert Einstein
    “If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #20
    Shel Silverstein
    “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
    Shel Silverstein

  • #21
    William Shakespeare
    “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”
    William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

  • #22
    It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
    “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”
    E.E. Cummings

  • #23
    Alexandre Dumas-fils
    “The difference between genius and stupidity is: genius has its limits.”
    Alexandre Dumas-fils

  • #24
    C.S. Lewis
    “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #25
    Markus Herz
    “Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint.”
    Markus Herz

  • #26
    “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

  • #27
    Mark Twain
    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
    Mark Twain

  • #28
    Henry David Thoreau
    “I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

  • #29
    “I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much.”

  • #30
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
    Winston S. Churchill

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