Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Motivational Quotes

In everything the ends well defined are the secret of durable success.
Victor Cousins

Failures do what is tension relieving,
while winners do what is goal achieving.

Dennis Waitley

If you don't know where you are going,
you'll end up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; while others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than before.

To reach a port, we must sail—Sail, not tie at anchor—Sail, not drift.
Franklin Roosevelt

There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford
 It is not enough to take steps which may some day lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, "Always do what you are afraid to do."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore,
is not an act but a habit.


If the wind will not serve,
take to the oars.
Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe
Latin Proverb

You cannot plough a field by
turning it over in your mind.

Author Unknown

Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William B. Sprague

Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  

In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired.  ~Author Unknown

The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
If only you are willing
Your mind they'll ease
Your will they'll mend
And charge you not a shilling.
~Nursery rhyme quoted by Wayne Fields, What the River Knows, 1990

When it comes to eating right and exercising, there is no "I'll start tomorrow."  Tomorrow is disease.  ~Terri Guillemets