Do you need to be motivated? Print this page and read a quote regularly to increase your motivation.

“I love the man who can smile in trouble, gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine

“To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.” – William Shakespeare

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.” – William Arthur Ward

“It’s not good enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.” – Winston Churchill

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.” – Edward Eggleston

“Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.” – Jimmy Durante

“Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence…If you’re in control, they’re in control.” – Tom Landry

“Excuses are the tools of the incompetent.” – Mike Tomlin

“If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out.” – Chuck Noll

“Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” – Vince Lombardi

“Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done.” – George Allen

“You fail all the time, but you aren’t a failure until you start blaming someone else.” – Bum Phillips

“Stay focused. Your start does not determine how you’re going to finish.” – Herm Edwards

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George S. Halas

“Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka

“Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” – John Madden

“I’ve observed that if individuals who prevail in a high competitive environment have any one thing in common besides success, it is failure—and their ability to overcome it.” – Bill Walsh

“Adversity is an opportunity for heroism.” – Marv Levy

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

“The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.” – Don Shula

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