“Hard work leads to competence. Competence leads to confidence. It takes confidence to succeed, and it all starts with hard work.”
“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
“Deserve victory. The harder you work, the more you deserve it. The more you deserve it, the more you get it.”
“The only thing more important than the will to win is the will to prepare to win.”
“Most people that get ahead do so with the time that others waste.”
“Hard work is where self-worth and self-esteem begin.”
“Nothing worth having comes easy.”
“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Genius will not. And education will not. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.”
“There are no secrets to success, so don’t waste your time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure and persistence.”
“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.”
"Leadership is the ability to inspire others to achieve a common dream."
"A leader is the one with the most vivid dream."
"If you want your dream to come true, you first have to have a dream!"
"There are three kinds of people: one who likes to watch the parade; one who likes to march in the parade; and one who likes to lead the parade."
"The three most important questions that we ask of a leader are: Where are we going? Can I trust you? And do you care about me?"
"To be a leader you have to earn the trust of others. Trust is the natural result of trustworthiness."
"We do not receive wisdom from others. We must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us."
"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical, and expect more than others think is possible."
"Where there is no vision, there is no hope."
"Believe in something big! Your life is worth a noble motive."
"Don’t be afraid to fail. Everybody else has!"
“We are all ignorant. Just about different things."
"Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end."
"With life there is change and with change there is conflict. The key to life is in how you deal with the conflict."
"Accomplished people come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success."
"We ask God for strength and He gives us difficulties to make us strong. We ask Him for wisdom and He gives us problems."
"Looking back we see with great clarity, and what once appeared as difficulties now reveal themselves as blessings."
"Hard-won victories are the sweetest of all."
"Life is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s the way it is. How you cope with it is what makes the difference."
"In life there is no lasting success or failure, only lessons. Life will continue to present you with difficult circumstances until you learn each lesson."
"One measure of a person’s character is how they treat people that they want nothing from."
"You are not what you think you are. What you think, you are."
"We cannot rise above the limitations of our character."
"How a person plays the game reveals part of his character. How he loses reveals it all."
"Thoughts lead to actions. Actions lead to habits. Habits lead to character. Character leads to destiny."
"What we do to others, we do to ourselves."
"Your reputation is what other people think you are. You character is what you really are."
"The true test of a person’s character is how they handle power."
"It is easy to make decisions when you know your values."
"Good Character is more to be praised than talent. Most talents are a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece."
"Happiness is unrelated to success. Success follows hard work, talent and luck. Happiness naturally occurs when you grow as a person and help others."
"There are only two ways to live your life. One, as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
"The greatest joy in life is to begin."
"Happiness does not come from having what you want, but from wanting what you have."
"Wherever you go, be there."
"You will never find happiness until you stop looking for it."
"Most people are as happy as they make up their minds to be."
"Happiness comes indirectly as a dividend. If we make it the object of pursuit, it will lead us on a wild goose chase."
"Personal happiness begins when you realize that it is 100% up to you."
"Happiness is a wonderful thing, but it is not the purpose of life. The purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be responsible, to help others, to stand for something, to learn, to grow, to strive to be the best that you can be. "