"Do a little more than you're paid to. Give a little more than you have to. Try a little harder than you want to. Aim a little higher than you think possible, and give a lot of thanks to God for health, family, and friends."
"Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out."
"Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."
~William Faulkner, Author
"A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm."
~Charles M. Schwab
"Before a person can achieve the kind of life he wants, he must think, act, walk, talk and conduct himself in all of his affairs as would the person he wishes to become."
~Zig Ziglar, Author
"To me success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1% of your work that results from the 99% that is called failure."
~Soichiro Honda, car executive
"A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist."
~Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady
"Set higher standards for you own performance than anyone around you, and it won't matter whether you have a tough boss or an easy one. It won't matter whether the competition is pushing you hard, because you'll be competing with yourself."
"Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things."
~Denis Diderot, French Philosopher and Writer
"You must do the things today that others will not do so that you can have the things tomorrow that others will not have."
"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."
"Start by doing what is necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible".
~St. Francis of Assisi
"Don't be content with doing only your duty. Do more than your duty. It's the horse that finishes a neck ahead that wins the race."
~Andrew Carnegie, industrialist