In keeping in line with the Pursuit, Capture and then the Care and Feeding of a Positive Mental Attitude; is the repetition of meaningful and positive statements. Motivational quotes, for many, fill that bill. Following is the first in a series of motivational quotes. Take the ones that feel right and repeat them to yourselves regularly and with passion.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "Press On" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
Success favors the prepared mind
In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.
Most of us are about as happy as we make our minds up to be.
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.
As you ramble through life, brother, no matter what your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole
Whether you think you can or
Whether you think you can't.....
You are right.
The mark of a true professional is giving more than you get.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Luck is the residue of design.
-Branch Rickey, general manager
of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Patting yourself on the back
doesn't push you ahead.
-Car Wash Philosophy
We are what we repeatedly do.
is not an act, but a habit.
Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
Pessimism never won any battle.
-Dwight D. Eisenhower
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Discipline is remembering what you want.
Towering genius disdains a beaten path.
You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence,
we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.