“It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.” — Theodore Roosevelt

“Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it.” — Jim Rohn

“Whenever anything is being accomplished, I have learned, it is being done by a monomaniac with a mission.” — Peter Drucker

“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.” — W. Clement Stone

“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” — Napoleon Hill

“High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” — Charles Kettering

“Never mistake activity for achievement.” –John Wooden

“The most important thing you can do to achieve your goals is to make sure that as soon as you set them, you immediately begin to create momentum.”Anthony Robbins

“The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.” — Denis Waitley

“The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.” — Orison Swett Marden