You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.— C. S. Lewis
Simplistic Motivator quotations
If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.
I may not be a role model, but I most definitely could be motivation for a lot of people in the hoods.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
No Fear, No Hesitation, No Surprise, No Doubt
In time, all things work to your advantage when you pursue them with an open heart.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
For what it's worth, it's never too late to be whoever you want to be.
I hope you live a life you're proud of and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up worrying about how you're going to perform, you've already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.
No real change in history has ever been achieved by discussions.
Watch your thoughts, they become words.
Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
The time will pass anyway.
Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
It is our own mental attitude which makes the world what it is for us.
Our thought make things beautiful, our thoughts make things ugly. The whole world is in our own minds. Learn to see things in the proper light.
Believe in yourself and all that you are.
Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway. For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
Leadership is all about people. It is not about organizations. It is not about plans. It is not about strategies. It is all about people-motivating people to get the job done. You have to be people-centered.
Happiness doesn't depend on what we have, but it does depend on how we feel toward what we have. We can be happy with little and miserable with much.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined...
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Physical fitness can neither be acquired by wishful thinking nor by outright purchase.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Perfecting the past blurs your focus of the future.
Do you know how much faster I can fix an airplane when I want to fix it than when I don't want to fix it?
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Do not compare yourself to others. If you do so, you are insulting yourself.
A winner is a dreamer who never gives up
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal;
you do not change your decision to get there.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.