There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs.— Zig Ziglar
Unusual Student Motivation quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself.
It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone
The wrong kind of praise creates self-defeating behavior.
The right kind motivates students to learn.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Never follow anyone else's path, unless you're in the woods and you're lost.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.
You gotta make your own way. You gotta find a way. You gotta get it done. It's hard. It's tough. That's what I tell my students every day in class. I've been very fortunate. Some people might call me a hardhead, but I'm not going to let other people dictate to me who I should be or the stories I should tell. That doesn't register with me.
If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Be a lifelong student. The more you learn, the more you earn and the more self-confidence you will have.
Dream, Dream Dream Dreams transform into thoughts And thoughts result in action.
Living well is the best revenge.If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
As a student of the game, it is a dream come true to align myself with a brand that has a rich history in sports. Like most kids, I grew up idolizing Michael Jordan and continue to work relentlessly to reach his iconic status on the court. I'm truly motivated to take my career to the next level as a member of Team Jordan.
Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
The motivations of a scientist are always mixed and complex.
.. every medical student has the desire to do good in the world. Making a small contribution to that effort is really in a sense the last significant thing that I want to do with my life.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
If you cannot explain it simply, you do not understand it enough.
I guess good things come to those who wait.
When the kids see the poverty in their neighborhood, but they see these successful kids who come from the countries they come from, come from Mexico, come from Korea, come from the Philippines, come from Salvador, and were doing really well, it motivates them to do better. The former students give them a vision of what's possible.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
You are the guy who'll decide where to go.
No man can teach another self-knowledge.
He can only lead him or her up to self-discovery - the source of truth.
You don't always get what you wish for. Especially in Nazi Germany
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it.
A student is almost always feeling motivated to practice, if he leaves his lesson feeling capable
If a student takes a Stanford computer class and a Princeton business class, it shows they are motivated and have skills. We know it has helped employees get better jobs.
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
I'm 23 but I got a brain like I'm 32 man, switched the numbers around.
Smart kid too, straight-A student, I was just a class clown.
From kindergarten to college, certain teachers engaged my curiosity and motivated me to learn. While I was not the best student, their efforts left a lasting impact.
People ask me a lot of questions and I don't always have the time to stop and talk, but I do a lot of email mentorship with college students. So if I meet a college kid during a motivational speech or something like that I'll stop and say, "I see you need help in this area. Here's my email. Let me help." So, it's just my way of giving back.
The jobs that have come back have been extremely insecure low-wage benefit poor temporary jobs. Young people are screwed. They don't have a way to pay off their debt. And when they discover that they could come out and vote Green to cancel that debt, that I am the one candidate who will bail out the students like we bailed out the crooks on Wall Street, then it becomes an irresistible motivation to actually come out and vote Green.
There are other ways to motivate students than requiring them to take on debt or work long hours taking away from their studies. For example, we don't allow our kids to work during the school hours their freshman year. After that, they can work a little but not so much that it hurts their education.