Inspirational Quotes Page
“Forget about style; worry about results.”
“A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals. “
“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”
“You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. “
“I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says: 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do. “
-Harry S Truman 33rd president of US (1884 - 1972)
“When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it - don't back down and don't give up - then you're going to mystify a lot of folks. “
-Bob Dylan US singer & songwriter (1941 - )
“The question should be, is it worth trying to do, not can it be done. “
-Allard Lowenstein, O Magazine, September 2002
“It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours. “
“If you don’t practice one day you will know. Two days, your critics will know. Three days, your audience will know.”
"The difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, 'Go!' - a leader says, 'Let's go!'"
-E. M. Kelly
“Don’t ever let good enough be good enough.”
“Well done is always better than well said.”
“One of the beautiful things about baseball is that every once in a while you come into a situation where you want to, and where you have to, reach down and prove something.”
"I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate."
“The mercenaries will always beat the draftees, but the volunteers will crush them both.”
"I could have played another year, but I would have been playing for the money, and baseball deserves better than that."
"To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn't know where he is going. "
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome."
-Booker T. Washington US educator (1856 - 1915)
"Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true."
-Leon J. Suenes
"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. "
"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
"So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. "
-Christopher Reeve, From speech at Democratic National Convention, August 1996
"To succeed...You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. "
"There are not traffic jams along the extra mile."
"Ask not what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive... then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."