Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work.
– Booker T. Washington
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
– David Brinkley
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
– George Bernard Shaw
Nothing will work unless you do.
– John Wooden
There’s no such thing as coulda, shoulda and woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.
– Pat Riley
The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
– Larry Bird
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
– Napoleon Hill
It is a belief of the mediocre that extreme effort kills.
– Moffat Machingura
Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
– Saint Francis of Assisi
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
– John R. Wooden
Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.
– Marcus Washling