"Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek." Mario Andretti - race car driver
"No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction." Charles Kendall Adams
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work - if you won’t.
"I believe the greater the handicap, the greater the triumph." John H. Johnson
Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you’ve got.
"My list of ingredients for success is divided into four basic groups: Inward, Outward, Upward and Onward." David Thomas
Success is not so much what we have as it is what we are.
"God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest." Swedish Proverb
"Possession of the ball is the key to winning in football, basketball, and the game of life."
Laing Burns, Jr.
"Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure." Dell Crossword
We can have more than we’ve got because we can become more than we are.
It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom.
"Unless you’re willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen." Phillip Adams
The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. That is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to to reap without apology if the amounts are big.
"Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend’s success without envy." Aeschylus
"When a man is willing and eager, the Gods join in." Aeschylus
"Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us." George Allen
"My success has allowed me to strike out with a higher class of women." Woody Allen
"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up." Woody Allen