20 Quotes found in the book

By Bryan Drysdale and Julie Blau

1. If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hour.      Henry David Thoreau

2. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.      Abraham Lincoln

3. Let him be not too eager to grasp some badge or reward and omit the work to be done. True success is in the doing.  Ralph Waldo Emerson

4. Either suffer the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.      Jim Rohn

5. I must decide what I am going to do and what I am going to be. To do that, I must come to terms with myself and define what I believe, what I esteem, and what I truly and rightly detest.      George Sheehan

6. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.      Margaret Young

7. Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.      Dr. Rob Gilbert

8. Men don’t fail; they give up trying.      Elihu Root

9. Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.      John Q. Adams

10. There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.      Kenneth Blanchard

11. The conditions of conquest are always easy. We have but to toil awhile, endure awhile, believe always, and never turn back.     Simms

12. Throw away, in the first place, all ambition beyond that of doing the day’s work well. Find your way into work in which there is an enjoyment of it and all shadows of annoyance seem to flee away. Let each day’s work absorb your energy and satisfy your wildest ambition.     Sir William Osler

13. We are what we repeated do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.      Aristotle

14. That which we persist in doing becomes easier – not that the nature of the task has changed, but our ability to do has increased. Emerson

15. Fatigue makes cowards of us all.      Vince Lombardi

16. Accomplish the great by a series of small acts.      Tao Te Ching

17. The secret of success is constancy of purpose.      Benjamin Disraeli

18. When one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.      Henry Link

19. Men are made strong not by winning easy battles, but by losing hard-fought ones.      Dick Bass

20. Confidence is the big secret of success…the mind, not the body, is the limit.      Arnold Schwarzenegger