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581 Positive Quotes To Boost Employee Morale (2023)

1. “People want to know they matter, and they want to be treated as people. That’s the new talent contract.” – Pamela Stroko


2. “Entrepreneurial business favors the open mind. It favors people whose optimism drives them to prepare for many possible futures, pretty much purely for the joy of doing so.” – Richard Branson


3. “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


4. “The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed.”


5. “Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh**, they’re up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


6. “Work hard…have fun…be nice…play fair…dream big. We only get one chance at this life. If you’re going to play this game, play it to win.” – Robert Herjavec


7. “Positivity brings about a peace of mind which in turn relaxes your whole being.” —Suman Arora 12. “Having a positive attitude isn’t wishy-washy, it’s a concrete and intelligent way to view problems, challenges, and obstacles.” —Jeff Moore.


8. “You get to decide where your time goes. You can either spend it moving forward, or you can spend it putting out fires. You decide. And if you don’t decide, others will decide for you.” -Tony Morgan


9. “To become an entrepreneur is not easy, and a lot of people who try to become entrepreneurs they fail along the way. But the good ones pick themselves up and try again and try again until they succeed.” – Richard Branson


10. “It’s very simple; just look at your life to see where you’re heading. You’re always in a momentum of something.” – Maria Erving


11. “When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future.” – Unknown


12. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson


13. “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” – Maya Angelou


14. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt, American political figure and former First Lady.


15. “Getting up at four o’clock in the morning everyday before anybody else and grounding my thought process as in the ‘no one will outwork me. no one.’ I love and respect you guys. You motherfu****s won’t out work me.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


16. “My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


17. “Find something that you love. Something that gets you so excited you can’t wait to get out of bed in the morning.” – Forget about money. Be happy.” – Chris Gardner


18. “Be you. Be yourself, whether it’s in entertainment, whether it’s out in public, whether you’re a celebrity or not, the most powerful thing you can be is yourself.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


19. “Over time, the momentum of your consistency creates the friction needed for progress against the gravity of inertia.” – LeAura Alderson


20. “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”


21. “The engine of your business isn’t you, your product, nor your stellar supply chain– it’s the momentum you have. The only true job of a leader is to inspire momentum in their teams and then ensure this movement is heading in the right direction.” – Raj Jana


22. “Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!”


23. “If you just do one thing everyday in the pursuit of the growth of your business you’re going to find yourself in a new rhythm, you’re going to find yourself in a position of developing some momentum.” – Eric Worre


24. “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


25. “If your dream is a big dream, and if you want your life to work on the high level that you say you do, there’s no way around doing the work it takes to get you there.”– Joyce Chapman


26. “Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.” – Harvey Mackay


27. “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” – Henry Ford


28. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work.” – Stephen King


29. “I am convinced that what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs


30. “As a little boy, my dad was always the hardest working man I knew. Now as a man, I understand where many of my old habits come from. Shared DNA.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


31. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong attitude.” — Thomas Jefferson


32. “You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.” – Jim Stovall


33. “Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.” — Stephen Covey, American educator and author.


34. “I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you are not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald


35. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work. - Stephen King


36. “Nobody talks about entrepreneurship as a survival, but that’s exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking. Running that first shop taught me business is not financial science; it’s about trading: buying and selling.” – Anita Roddick


37. “People will make you rich, or keep you broke, depending on the way you serve them. You should make up your mind at the outset if you are planning to become a successful entrepreneur, that you are going to make people outside the organization and inside the organization your special concern.” – Earl Nightingale


38. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing


39. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


40. “Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t.” – Gertrude B. Elion


41. “Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you ,just keep on believing in yourself and turn it in to something positive.” – Leah LaBelle


42. There’s always a way through things if you work hard enough and look close. It all depends on your level of determination. –Liz Murray


43. “Keep improving your skills, and educational qualifications and you will greatly improve your odds of success either in your current work environment or in a new endeavor.” — Catherine Pulsifer


44. “You have to believe in yourself and keep up the momentum when no one else does — that makes you a winner right there.” – Venis Williams


45. “Little things that seem insignificant in the doing, yet when compounded over time yield very big results. You could call these “little virtues” or “success habits.” I call them simple daily disciplines. Simple productive actions, repeated consistently over time. That, in a nutshell, is the slight edge.”


46. Fulfillment isn’t found over the rainbow—it’s found in the here and now. Today I define success by the fluidity with which I transcend emotional landmines and choose joy and gratitude instead. — RuPaul


47. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.”


48. “I’ve always approached things with hunger and just enough fear. Plenty of confidence, you know, but just enough fear to work extra hard. Paralyzing fear does nothing, but the kind of fear that makes you nervous enough to really be aware and focused? I like that kind of fear.”


49. “The best leaders are those most interested in surrounding themselves with assistants and associates smarter than they are. They are frank in admitting this and are willing to pay for such talents.” – Antos Parrish


50. “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought and attended to my answer.” – Henry David Thoreau


51. A company doesn’t exist to serve its own people; a company exists to serve the needs of the people who use its products or services. ― Richard Sheridan, Joy, Inc.: How We Built a Workplace People Love


52. “Choose to believe something good can happen. Expecting it to happen energizes your goal and actually gives it momentum.” – Nikita Koloff


53. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E.E. Cummings


54. Every single successful person I’ve ever spoken to had a turning point. The turning point was when they made a clear, specific unequivocal decision that they were not going to live like this anymore; they were going to achieve success. –Brian Tracy


55. “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.” – Derek Jeter


56. “Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes but they never quit.” – Conrad Hilton


57. You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. —Mahatma Gandhi


58. The secret to success is this: work harder. When you think you've worked your hardest, go even deeper. - Gary Vaynerchuck


59. “Inclusivity means not ‘just we’re allowed to be there,’ but we are valued. I’ve always said: smart teams will do amazing things, but truly diverse teams will do impossible things.


60. “Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”– St. Francis of Assisi


61. “It’s not about money or connections. It’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.” – Mark Cuban


62. “You may be the only person lieft who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.”


63. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that’s changing quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” ― Mark Zuckerberg


64. “An organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”


65. “Momentum crushes any creative resistance you have, eliminates the need to be motivated and helps you in invisible ways you can’t even see.” – Tim Denning


66. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


67. “Failure it appears is not the regret that haunts most people; it is the choice not to risk failure at all.” – Dr. John Izzo


68. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali


69. “Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” –Earl Nightingale


70. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison, inventor


71. “The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs you, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, joy, or passion.”


72. “The rhythm of daily action aligned with your goals creates the momentum that separates dreamers from super-achievers .” – Darren Hardy


73. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. —Buddha


74. “I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.” — Michael Jordan


75. “Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding, nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result.” – Joe Torre


76. “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee


77. “It’s like Forrest Gump said, ‘Life is like a box of chocolates.’ Your career is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That’s the exciting part – it’s an adventure in itself.” – Nick Carter


78. “A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy’s shoulders to let him know that the world hadn’t ended.” – Bruce Wayne


79. “Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.” - Phil Jackson


80. “Usually, at startups, there is a certain amount of flexibility in how things are done. People take on different responsibilities; they wear different hats, which is one reason why startups succeed. And you don’t take all that magic out and just introduce a lot of rigor everywhere to make things efficient.”


81. “An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.” -Emil Zatopek


82. So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible. —Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth


83. “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.” ―Octavia Butler


84. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them. —Henry David Thoreau


85. “All my life people have said that I wasn’t going to make it… You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Ted Turner


86. “If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” — Ray Kroc


87. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” -Earl Nightingale


88. “I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn’t open. The only thing I had was cracks. I’d do everything to get through those cracks – scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it’s as big as a garage.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


89. “Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement – just 100% commitment to greatness.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


90. “When you have momentum in business, everything seems to roll forward, stuff gets done, things happen, employees are proactive, customers are happy and extraordinary results are produced.” – Benard Mokua


91. The best leaders are those most interested in surrounding themselves with assistants and associates smarter than they are. They are frank in admitting this and are willing to pay for such talents. — Antos Parrish


92. “The key to building up your momentum is to get yourself involved in the progress. When you take action and make progress, you are in the cycle. The momentum will come and you will want to do more.” – Shawn Lim


93. “It is very important to understand that we function better if there is no safety net, because plan B become a safety net.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


94. “When you turn 60, the key is to not stop moving. Once you start to stop moving, you rust. You got to just keep going.” – Christie Brinkley


95. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” -Rosalynn Carter


96. “At some point you got to be fu****g tired of not being number one. You have to be, and you have to play angry.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


97. “High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.” — Charles F. Kettering, American inventor and engineer.


98. “I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich.” – Jim Carrey


99. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” – Patrick Suskind


100. “Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.” — Phil Jackson, American former professional basketball player and coach.


101. “Brands must empower their community to be change agents in their own right.” — Simon Mainwaring, Global keynote speaker, CEO of We First, and best-selling author.


102. “Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!” – Tony Robbins


103. “If you want to improve your focus now, you should choose the places where you work or study. Avoid places that have a lot of tempting distractions.” — John Morgan


104. “To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.” – Bette Davis


105. “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” – Brian Tracy


106. “I wanted to entertain, when I was 8 years old I thought I was a combination of these guys, I thought I was a combination of Chuck Norris, Richard Pryor, Harrison Ford, and Rocky Balboa.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


107. “I don’t know if “I’m in the man” but I do know that I got lucky. I work my butt off and I caught a break.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


108. “Be passionate and move forward with gusto every single hour of every single day until you reach your goal.” — Ava DuVernay, American filmmaker.


109. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.


110. “If what you are doing is not moving you towards your personal goals, then it’s moving you away from your personal goals.”


111. ‘When you find yourself in the thickness of pursuing a goal or dream, stop only to rest. Momentum builds success.” – Suzy Kassem


112. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer


113. “My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


114. “What divides one from a champion and one from not being a champion, if you can go through this pain barrier you may get to be a champion, if you can’t go through, forget it.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


115. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson


116. “The 99% that achieve are willing to sacrifice, be persistent and put in disproportionate work, and think in 50 year terms not 50 day terms.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


117. “Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm, and genuine people.” – Tena Desae


118. “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one-yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.” - Ross Perot


119. “It’s hard work that makes things happen. It’s hard work that creates change.” — Shonda Rhimes, American television producer.


120. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer


121. “Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.” – Mary Kay Ash


122. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.” – Reid Hoffman


123. “Most people who crave recognition for their work do not understand their urge to create and explore without the need for recognition.” — Eric Christian


124. “Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about.” —Sheryl Sandberg, American business executive.


125. “No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.”


126. “When you have a seat at that table, you’ve earned it because you understand human behavior. You understand what your employees need, what their gaps are, and you represent them. But this doesn’t just happen because you say it is so.”


127. “Briefly but regularly reviewing how you work will help you to promote clearer thinking in the work itself.” ― Graham Allcot


128. “Employees aren't just workers, they're the backbone of business and that makes them more important than the boss any day of the week. Good Employees = Good Business.” – Kilroy J. Oldster


129. “If you don’t have a vision of where you are going, if you don’t have a goal for where to go, you’ll drift around and never end up anywhere.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


130. “In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg


131. “I was never really great in anything I did, but because I worked hard I was able to achieve success in almost everything I tried my hand in.” — Marc Trestman


132. “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.” – Gary Ryan Blair


133. “Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”


134. “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” — Ken Blanchard, American author and motivational speaker.


135. “Be more intentional about the attention that you’re giving to different aspects of your life that are important to you and you will not lose momentum. But if you take attention off, be prepared to lose momentum in that part of your life.” – Patrick Bet-David


136. Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. —Harper Lee


137. “The truth is that you always know the right thing to do. The tough part is doing it.” – General Norman Schwarzkopf, U.S. Army.


138. “Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.”


139. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist.


140. “In an economy that already has lost some momentum, one must remain alert to the possibility of weakening asset values in financial markets.” – Alan Greenspan


141. “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Entrepreneur Quote


142. Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me. —Michael Scott, The Office


143. “Vision, guts and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


144. “The law of momentum: An object in motion will stay in motion until it meets a resisting force. Keep pushing forward.” – Momentum Quote


145. “Want to know how to build momentum in your business? Well, the key is consistent effort. When you take action day after day despite not seeing results, that work will pay off for you.” – Dan Holstein


146. “Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. This improves the odds of success. If other people are putting in 40 hour workweeks and you’re putting in 100 hour workweeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing, you know that you will achieve in four months what it takes them a year to achieve.” – Elon Musk


147. “Why doesn’t a product exist? Why isn’t a task done more efficiently? Why do you do what you do? Whether you’re just entering the workforce or starting a new business, it can be overwhelming—full of inefficiencies and full of people with a myriad of different opinions (you’ll never lack advice), so it’s important to find your way from the very beginning—your true north star—and stay connected to it as you evolve and navigate your career.”


148. “Don’t be afraid of failing because there is nothing wrong with failing. You have to fail in order to climb that ladder.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


149. “I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.”


150. “What I know for sure is that if you want to have success, you can’t make success your goal. The key is not to worry about being successful, but to instead work toward being significant — and the success will naturally follow… If you do work that you love, and work that fulfills you, the rest will come. And I truly believe, that the reason I’ve been able to be so financially successful is because my focus has never, ever for one minute been money. Would you do your job and not be paid for it? I would do this job, and take on a second job just to make ends meet if nobody paid me. That’s how you know you are doing the right thing.” – Oprah Winfrey


151. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek


152. “I realized that if I was willing to step up and be in the spotlight, I’d be able to make everyone else around me much more powerful as well.”


153. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie


154. “Regardless of the success I’ve been a lucky son of a b***h to achieve, I operate every single day as if I am starving.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


155. “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” — Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist.


156. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs


157. At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not satisfied and it will not be oppressed. — Edwin Hubble


158. “For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.” — Doris Lessing


159. “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.” – Tony Robbins


160. “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


161. “It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows achievement and who at the worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt


162. Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he’d had three months to write, which was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books about birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother’s shoulder, and said, “Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird. ― Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life


163. “Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.” – Samuel Butler


164. “Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work—and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.” – Lucille Ball


165. “In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and I knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


166. “The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


167. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” - Warren Buffett


168. “Everyone talks about building a relationship with your customer. I think you build one with your employees first.” – Angela Ahrendts


169. “You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.” – Mandy Hale


170. If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears. —Simon Sinek


171. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when every day you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


172. The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible. —Charles Kingsleigh, Alice in Wonderland (2010)


173. “Effective communication will help you to strengthen your relationships with others. It will improve your ability to work with a team, make decisions and solve problems.” — Eric Davenport


174. “It’s the same with success and failure. There’s always the momentum thing, but you just have to put whatever happened in the past behind you.” – Ben Stokes


175. “People doing good work feel good and people doing exceptional work feel exceptional. Accomplishments contribute greatly to satisfaction.” — Mark Sanborn, Author and professional speaker.


176. “The goal is not simply to ‘work hard, play hard.’ The goal is to make our work and our play indistinguishable.” – Simon Sinek


177. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.”


178. “At the age of 20 I went to London and won the Mr. Universe contest as the youngest Mr. Universe ever, and it was because I had a goal.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


179. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” — Henry Ford, American industrialist and founder of the Ford Motor Company.


180. “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” – M. Scott Peck


181. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt, American politician and 32nd president of the United States.


182. “There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” – Booker T. Washington


183. The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on. —Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop


184. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changes really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” — Mark Zuckerberg, Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of Facebook.


185. “Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still?” – J. Paul Getty


186. A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain. – Mildred Striven


187. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. —Plato


188. “When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F Kennedy


189. “All good leaders are connectors. They relate well and make people feel confident about themselves and their leader.” -John Maxwell, author


190. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”


191. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek, Author


192. “No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful.”― Jaymin Shah


193. “When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it. Kick that b**ch in, smile and introduce yourself.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


194. “If the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person.” ―Clayton M. Christensen


195. “It is not a question of how well each process works; the question is how well they all work together.” – Lloyd Dobens


196. “To be able to work at home successfully takes all of the following: motivation, perseverance, work, good habits, no excuses, balance, accountability, and action.” — Byron Pulsifer


197. “The only thing of real importance that leaders do is create and manage culture.” -Edgar Schein, professor and organizational expert


198. “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” — Jamie Paolinetti


199. For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation—the drive to do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing—is essential for high levels of creativity. —Daniel H. Pink, Drive


200. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


201. “Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing your self to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off.” – Mary Lou Retton


202. “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers


203. “For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


204. “An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.” – Jack Welch


205. “Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


206. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” -Colin Powell, politician


207. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig. ― Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar


208. “Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


209. “It’s not about money or connection — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.” – Mark Cuban, American investor


210. “I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it, and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work.” – Louis C. K.


211. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” — Earl Nightingale


212. “Maybe, if you put your disbelief aside, roll up your sleeves, take some risks, and totally go for it, you’ll wake up one day and realize you’re living the kind of life you used to be jealous of.”


213. “Your employees come first. And if you treat your employees right, guess what? Your customers come back, and that makes your shareholders happy. Start with employees and the rest follows from that.” – Herb Kelleher


214. “It’s not about the car your drive. It’s about the size of your arm hanging out of the window.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


215. “The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.” – Robert H. Schuller


216. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” — Booker T. Washington, American educator and author.


217. It’s life. You don’t figure it out. You just climb up on the beast and ride. ―Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood


218. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford


219. “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.” -Simon Sinek, author


220. “The first step to achieving your goal, is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


221. Consider the postage stamp. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. –Josh Billings


222. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”― Maya Angelou


223. “If you want to achieve the greatest success life has to offer, you need to make a habit of building unstoppable momentum.” – Anthony Moore


224. “You’re gonna get your assed kicked, we’re gonna get the sh** kicked out of us, you gotta get up, you gotta have faith that the one thing that you wanted to happen, often times is the best thing that never happened. So have faith, and just keep that in mind, and keep plugging away.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


225. “Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.” — Colin Powell


226. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” -Henry David Thoraeu, philosopher


227. “Self-discipline in the cornerstone of success. It can help you do better at school, work, sports, fishing, chess, and any other activity or goal that you have.” — Brad Ryan


228. “Don’t try to rush progress. Remember, a step forward, no matter how small, is a step in the right direction. Keep believing.”


229. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


230. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” “It's about getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment & helping to find a way to innovate.” “Success seems to be connected with action.”


231. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou


232. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”


233. “Stay away from those people who try to disparage your ambitions. Small minds will always do that, but great minds will give you a feeling that you can become great too.” — Mark Twain


234. “What we face may look insurmountable, but what I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


235. “Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.” – John Carmack


236. “Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all you heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.”– Dale Carnegie


237. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek”


238. If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off… no matter what they say. — Barbara McClintock, cytogeneticist and Nobel Prize Winner


239. “When you train it is not just that your body gets pumped up and gets stimulated with blood, but it’s also your mind.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


240. “You can get most things you want in life. It’s just that most goals will take one or two years longer than expected. Be patient.” – Tail Lopez


241. My mother said to me, “If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.” Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso. —Pablo Picasso


242. “I consider myself an expert in looking into a particular idea or goal and then going after it without anything else in mind.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


243. “Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.” – Paulo Coelho


244. “Success can cause people to unlearn the habits that made them successful in the first place.” — Satya Nadella, Indian-American business executive.


245. “This is the real secret of life—to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. Instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” – Alan Wilson Watts


246. “Having the opportunity to learn from others is a privilege that I’m truly thankful for. I love soaking up everything my coaches/mentors tell me. If I have one piece of advice for you today, it’s be coachable.”


247. “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you can’t do something. You want something, go get it.” – Will Smith, The Pursuit of Happyness


248. “I could not wait to lift another 500 pounds in the squats, I could not wait to do another 1000 sit ups. I could not wait to do bench press, more bench press and more curls until I couldn’t move my arms anymore. Because I knew every rep got me closer to standing on that stage as a champion. As a matter of fact, when I lifted weights, it didn’t really feel like I was lifting weights, I felt like I was lifting a trophy over my head each time I lifted, and to have all those body builders around me and thousands of people screaming.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


249. “Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term.”— Reed Hastings, American businessman and co-chief executive officer of Netflix.


250. “What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.” — Madeleine Albright, American politician.


251. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. - Andrew Carnegie


252. “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” — Lou Holtz


253. “With an enthusiastic team, you can achieve almost anything.” — Tahir Shah, British author, journalist, and documentary maker.


254. “One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is that we lie to ourselves. We don’t step back and look at ourselves like a competitor would.” – Mark Cuban


255. “Whatever you do, be different — that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.” – Anita Roddick


256. “Momentum is key to any business’s success and can often be elusive, which is why it is so important to know how to build a momentum model.” – Ken Gosnell


257. “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.” — Gary Ryan Blair


258. Whether a person shows themselves to be a genius in science or in writing a song, the only point is, whether the thought, the discovery or the deed, is living and can live on. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


259. “Bad companies are destroyed by crisis. Good companies survive them. Great companies are improved by them.” – Andy Grove


260. “Truth is ever to be found in simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things.” — Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician.


261. “Stay hungry, stay healthy, be a gentleman, believe strongly in yourself and go beyond limitations.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


262. “I now tried a new hypothesis: It was possible that I was more in charge of my happiness than I was allowing myself to be.” – Michelle Obama


263. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”- Colin Powell


264. “I don’t like being comfortable. Once you get used to it, it’s hard to give up. I’d rather stay hungry.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


265. “People were my day job—business was my night job. We have to be who we are. We have to live according to our values. I don’t care where we are, Dubai, Tokyo, etc.—it doesn’t make any difference.”


266. All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.- Calvin Coolidge


267. “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence” – Martin Luther King Jr.


268. “The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.” – Brian Herbert


269. “If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off… no matter what they say.” – Barbara McClintock


270. “Remember the motto: Work hard, play hard. Regard your personal time as just as important as your work time and give as much attention to planning it as you do to planning your work. What are you working for if you don’t have a personal life?” – Mark Forster


271. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz, football player


272. “One quality of entrepreneurship is just persistence, not giving up because you have road blocks and also not giving in because other people tell you that you’re nuts. You are nuts and you should be proud of it. Stick with what you believe in.” – Trip Hawkings


273. “We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf.” – George Orwell


274. “Our lives are stories in which we write, direct and star in the leading role. Some chapters are happy while others bring lessons to learn, but we always have the power to be the heroes of our own adventures.”


275. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.“ — Alexander Graham Bell


276. “Developing a good work ethic is the key to success. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” – Tyler Perry


277. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” - Zig Ziglar


278. “It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki


279. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” -Steve Jobs, businessman


280. “Study hard. Work hard. Play harder. Don’t be bound by rules. Don’t hurt anybody and never ever life somebody else’s dream.” – Shan Rukh Khan


281. “I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


282. “Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success!” – David O. McKay


283. “Are you sure you know what you’re talking about?” That’s the critical inner voice in our heads trying to shake our confidence in the most inconvenient times—an important project conversation or one-on-one meeting with our manager. If we let our critical inner voice tell us we’re not smart or capable enough, we won’t trust our judgment and make good decisions.


284. “I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.’ So I’ll always be hungry in some way, driven and motivated to get what I want.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


285. “By 23yrs old, I failed at achieving the biggest dream of my life. My ass was kicked and I was down – but not out. I refused to give up, got back up and pushed on.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


286. “If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.” – Holly Near


287. “Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it, and eventually, the confidence will follow.”


288. “If you realized you work too many hours, make a commitment to leave work half an hour earlier this week.” ― Tsang Lindsay


289. Everyone can be great. . . because anybody can serve. You only need a soul generated by love. –Martin Luther King, Jr.


290. ”It is not how much you know about life but how you live your life that counts. Those who can avoid mistakes by observing the mistakes of others are most apt to keep free from sorrow. In a world full of uncertainties, the record of what has gone before — human experience — is as sure and reliable as anything of which we know.” -Ray Lyman Wilbur


291. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” — Ray Goforth, American mensa.


292. “A competent leader can get efficient service from poor troops, while on the contrary, an incapable leader can demoralize the best of troops.” – John J. Pershing


293. “Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.” — James Allen


294. “Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learning. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.” – Phillip Sweet


295. “If you want to turn a vision into reality, you have to give 100% and never stop believing in your dream.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


296. “The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


297. “If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.” – Lawrence Welk


298. “Individual commitment to a group effort–that is what makes a teamwork, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”


299. “Whatever you do, don’t ever use a crutch, and don’t ever think of having an excuse for not having said, ‘Yeah, I did my best.” – Isadore Sharp


300. “Whatever it is that you think you want to do, and whatever it is that you think stands between you and that, stop making excuses. You can do anything.”


301. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


302. A proud heart can survive general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. It is more difficult and more bitter when a man fails alone. —Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart


303. “To become financially independent you must turn part of your income into capital; turn capital into enterprise; turn enterprise into profit; turn profit into investment; and turn investment into financial independence.” – Jim Rohn


304. “The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire, the size of your dream, and how you handle disappointment along the way.” – Robert Kiyosaki


305. “When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer


306. “You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.”


307. “Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower


308. “There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it, for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.” – Madam C.J. Walker


309. “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life—and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”


310. “I need to celebrate life because I’m in a good spot, I work hard, and I am happy with who I am and happy with what I do for a living, and sometimes I just focus and overwhelm myself so much with the fights and getting better, that I just need to slow it down and enjoy life and enjoy training.”


311. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” – Denis Waitley


312. “Once you believe that what you’re setting out to do will be worth the effort, dedication and sacrifice that you’re about to put in, you’ve already taken the first step in creating momentum.” – Amanda Rider


313. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work”


314. “I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that 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 hours.” -Henry David Thoreau


315. How many times do I have to teach you: just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. — Shuri, Black Panther


316. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the winds, not with it.” – Henry Ford


317. “It's the building of things that makes you happy. You have to enjoy the process whether you succeed or fail.” — Caterina Fake, American entrepreneur and businesswoman.


318. “Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.” — Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha, Educator and bestselling author.


319. “Most of life is routine – dull and grubby, but routine is the momentum that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you’ll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.” – Ben Nicholas


320. “Today is the child of yesterday and the parent of tomorrow. The work you produce today will create your future.” — Bruce Mau


321. “Some people claim that it is okay to read trashy novels because sometimes you can find something valuable in them. You can also find a crust of bread in a garbage can, if you search long enough, but there is a better way.” – Jim Rohn


322. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer


323. “The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong question.” – Drucker


324. “Have fun, work hard and money will come. Don’t waste time — grab your chances. Have a positive outlook on life. When it’s not fun, move on.” – Richard Branson


325. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi


326. “I just love it when people say I can’t do it, there’s nothing that makes me feel better, because all my life, people have said that I wasn’t going to make it.” – Ted Turner


327. “Failing is a crucial part of success. Every time you fail and get back up, you practice perseverance, which is the key to life. Your strength comes in your ability to recover.”


328. “Whatever anybody says or does, assume positive intent. You will be amazed at how your whole approach to a person or problem becomes very different.”


329. “It’s one thing to be hungry it’s another thing when you’re starving for greatness and you’re starving for success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


330. An entrepreneur is someone with faith in their ability to make something where there was nothing before. To them, the idea that no one has ever done this or that is a good thing.” – Ryan Holiday


331. “And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping? I’m working.” – Will Smith


332. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs


333. “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” – Henry Ford


334. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. —John Quincy Adams


335. Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.” – Denis Waitley


336. “Our ancestors are always watching, so as long I have a heartbeat and two capable hands – we handle business and finish the job.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


337. “Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


338. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Winston Churchill


339. There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas. —Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking


340. The Answer to the Great Question… Of Life, the Universe and Everything… Is… Forty-two. —Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide


341. “What we face may look insurmountable, but what I learned is that we are always stronger tan we know.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


342. “One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.” – Viggo Mortensen


343. “Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.” – Margaret Fuller


344. I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich. —Jim Carrey


345. “If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.”- Wayne Dyer


346. “With momentum, you can literally do anything. Momentum is the energy that takes a few small steps and turns the results into something you could never see coming.” – Tim Denning


347. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’s pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart


348. “If we tried to think of a good idea, we wouldn’t have been able to think of a good idea. You just have to find the solution for a problem in your own life.”


349. “I’m as proud of many of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done. Innovation is saying no to a thousand things.”


350. “Motivation is knowing you are learning, growing, and succeeding toward your desired outcome while sustaining positive momentum.” – Jaren L. Davis


351. “Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.” – Brian Tracy


352. “If you talk about it, it’s a dream. If you envision it, it’s possible. If you schedule it, it’s real.” – Tony Robbins


353. “A group becomes teammates when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others.”


354. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway” – Earl Nightingale


355. “You must see it. You must believe it. And then you must never stop working to make it happen.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


356. “You have to create a goal for yourself, whatever that may be, a short term goal and long term goal, you have to go after that. And if you do not see if, and if you do not believe it, who else will?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


357. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


358. “I was always very intense. As a kid already I was very intense, and I was very hungry. I always wanted to be the best, I always to be number one, I always wanted to get to the top. I never believed in just getting by.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


359. “Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing, and dream while others are wishing.” – William Arthur Ward


360. “Whenever you feel like a failure, just remember that even Coca Cola only sold 25 bottles their first year” – Unknown


361. “Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.” — Sara Blakely, American businesswoman and entrepreneur.


362. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates, philosopher


363. “Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.” – Cheryl Strayed


364. “I learned to push the envelope when it comes to asking questions or making requests. And if you hear ‘That’s not possible,’ then to ask ‘What is possible,’ instead of just saying thank you and leaving. But also to think creatively about problem-solving.”


365. If two men on the same job agree all the time, one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless. – Darryl Zanuck


366. “What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? I can tell you this, it is not for the faint of heart. It is only for the brave, the courageous, the calculated. Entrepreneurship is reserved for the resilient.” – Anonymous


367. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan, American businessman and former professional basketball player.


368. “Determine what behaviors and beliefs you value as a company, and have everyone live true to them. These behaviors and beliefs should be so essential to your core that you don’t even think of it as culture.”


369. “What separates the achievers from the couch potato? Momentum. It’s something every successful person or business possesses.” – Benny Hsu


370. Don’t be afraid of hard work. Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Don’t let others discourage you or tell you that you can’t do it. In my day I was told women didn’t go into chemistry. I saw no reason why we couldn’t. — Gertrude B. Elion, Biochemist and Nobel Prize Winner


371. “Winners fail and get up, fail and get up, fail and get up, you always get up. That is a winner!” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


372. “In my own personal life and in my business I am looking for new ways to understand and measure momentum.” – Simon Sinek


373. “Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


374. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain


375. “Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.” – Denis Waitley


376. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.” — Abraham Lincoln, American politician and 16th president of the United States.


377. “Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn’t matter.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


378. “Always work hard. Intensity clarifies. It creates not only momentum, but also the pressure you need to feel either friction, or fulfillment.” – Marcus Buckingham


379. “No matter how senior you get in an organization, no matter how well you’re perceived to be doing, your job is never done.”


380. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. — Nikola Tesla


381. “Learn from failure. If you are an entrepreneur and your first venture wasn’t a success, welcome to the club.” – Richard Branson


382. “Whatever you do, if you do it hard enough you’ll enjoy it. The important thing is to work and work hard.” — David Rockefeller


383. “Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow." —Mary Anne Radmacher


384. “Keep moving ahead because action creates momentum, which in turn creates unanticipated opportunities.” – Nick Vujicic


385. “If you’ve created a work culture where vulnerability isn’t ok, you’ve also created a culture where innovation and creativity aren’t ok.” -Brené Brown, professor and lecturer


386. “To stay present in everyday life, it helps to be deeply rooted within yourself; otherwise, the mind, which has incredible momentum, will drag you along like a wild river.” – Eckhart Tolle


387. “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz


388. “Some people see innovation as change, but we have never really seen it like that. It’s making things better.”— Tim Cook, American business executive and CEO of Apple Inc.


389. Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. —Benjamin Disraeli, Coningsby


390. “In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don’t make mistakes.”


391. “I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.” — Jean-Francois Cope


392. There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. —Jane Austen, Mansfield Park


393. “Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.” —John Wooden


394. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”


395. “Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.” — Henri Frederic Amiel


396. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has been before.’ – Albert Einstein


397. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” -Newt Gingrich, politician


398. “The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


399. “The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.” – Frances Willard


400. “The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors, be authentic, and above all else, chase your greatness.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


401. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” ― Pele


402. Everyone has the power to impact the outcome of his life. The way to do it is to focus on today. . . It is too late for yesterday. And you can’t depend on tomorrow. –John C. Maxwell


403. “The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life.” – Charles M. Schwab


404. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” — Steve Jobs, American business magnate.


405. In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins—not through strength, by through perseverance. –H. Jackson Brown


406. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.” — Arianna Huffington, Greek-American author and businesswoman.


407. “An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it.” – Roy Ash


408. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ―Maya Angelou


409. “The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but the information in the hands of many.” – John Naisbitt


410. “You only have to do very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. – Warren Buffett


411. “You can and should set your own limits and clearly articulate them. This takes courage, but it is also liberating and empowering and often earns you new respect.”


412. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” — Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla, Inc.


413. “Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.” – Charles J. Givens


414. “There’s no substitute for hard work and getting out there and busting your butt at whatever it is. Nothing comes easy. You can overcome so much just through hard, focused work.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


415. “Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.”


416. “The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.” — James Cash Penney, American businessman and entrepreneur.


417. “I look on that man as happy, who, when there is question of success, looks into his work for a reply.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


418. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” -Ronald Reagan


419. “This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” – Alan Wilson Watts


420. Your potential, the absolute best you’re capable of—that’s the metric to measure yourself against. Your standards are. Winning is not enough. People can get lucky and win. People can be assholes and win. Anyone can win. But not everyone is the best possible version of themselves. ― Ryan Holiday, The Ego Is the Enemy


421. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Gen. Colin Powell


422. It’s easy to solve a problem that everyone sees, but it’s hard to solve a problem that almost no one sees. —Tony Fadell


423. Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence. — Eleanor Roosevelt, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt


424. “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” – Brian Tracy


425. You be greater than your feelings. I don’t demand this of you—life does. Otherwise, you’ll be washed away by feelings. You’ll be washed out to sea and never seen again. — Phillip Roth, Indignation


426. “That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it.” – Charles Bukowski


427. “If you live in the past, that’s depression, and if you live in the future, that’s anxiety. So you have no choice but to live in the present.”


428. “Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.” – Jamie Paolinetti


429. “The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That’s what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they’ll go through the pain no matter what happens.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


430. “What I always say is, ‘Do every job you’re in like you’re going to do it for the rest of your life, and demonstrate that ownership of it.'”


431. “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” ― Brian Tracy


432. “I want little girls to grow up knowing they can do anything, even play football.” — Jen Welter, American football coach.


433. “You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.” — Pat Riley, American professional basketball executive.


434. “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


435. Hey there, Mr. Grumpy Gills. When life gets you down do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming. What do we do? We swim, swim. —Dory, Finding Nemo


436. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” —Augustine Og Mandino


437. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”


438. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale


439. “Success is like a snowball… You gotta get it moving and the more you roll it in the right direction the greater it gets.” – Steve Ferrante”


440. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” – William Patten


441. “Two things happen when an athlete gets injured. Some guys say, ‘F*ck it, I’m going to wait it out 3 – 4 months.’ But with me and lots of other athletes, you find your eighth or ninth gear – a gear you’ve never gone to before – and say, ‘I’m going to come back.’” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


442. “My dad always said too that regardless of what you do in life, and where you go, respect is going to be given when it is earned, and you have to go out and earn it every single day.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


443. “Positive thinking can be contagious. Being surrounded by winners helps you develop into a winner.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


444. “Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don’t, but my satisfaction is knowing I’ll always control my effort with my own two hands.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


445. “I’m an entrepreneur, founder and industrialist and I absolutely love what I do, which is putting in the work with my own two hands.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


446. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie


447. “Movement is the prerequisite for growth, growth is the prerequisite for velocity, velocity is the prerequisite for momentum, so get moving.” – Holly L


448. “I’m a firm believer in if you work hard, you should play hard. So, I try to keep my life as balanced as possible to keep my sanity.” – Alicia Sacramone


449. “When I meet successful people, I ask about 100 questions to find out who they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.”– Kiana To


450. Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth. ― William Faulkner


451. “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” – David Allen


452. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter (Former US First Lady)


453. “The secret to success is… is no secret. It’s called work your Ass off and find a way to add more value to peoples lives than anyone else does!” — Tony Robbins


454. “It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.” — Brian Tracy, Canadian-American motivational speaker and self-development author.


455. “Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.” – Debby Boone


456. “I never do anything half-heartedly. I will continue to work hard and play hard and do everything I can to be successful, whatever I do.” – David Beckham


457. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed.” – Tony Robbins


458. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” — Vince Lombardi, American football coach and executive in the National Football League.


459. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go… —Dr. Suess, Oh the Places You’ll Go


460. “We had some rough times. We had some fighting times. And my dad always knew that there were parts of his life that were fu***ed up. And in the end, away from the noise, we had some pretty raw conversations about who he was, and who he always wanted me to be. And the good stuff is what will always be in the forefront of my mind, because I recognize that in our complicated testosterone-driven relationship, some of the best parts of me that I’ve been fortunate to share with the world I get from him. The resilience, the work ethic, the ‘No one’s gonna give it to you, so you got to get your ass out there and work it, earn respect’ type of credo, I get from him. And I will always carry that with me.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


461. “The only reason why someone doesn’t want to go to the gym when they get up, is because they were thinking. That’s the biggest mistake you can make. I don’t think.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger


462. “Work brings man to life, sets him in motion. Work is man in action doing things. Nothing happens until people go to work. Work creates the world we live in.” ― Wilfred Peterson


463. “Even though your time on the job is temporary, if you do a good enough job, your work there will last forever.” – Idowu Koyenikan


464. “Research indicates that workers have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.” – Zig Ziglar


465. Failure it appears is not the regret that haunts most people; it is the choice not to risk failure at all. ― Dr. John Izzo


466. “Plenty of men can do good work for a spurt and with immediate promotion in mind, but for promotion you want a man in whom good work has become a habit.” ― Henry L. Doherty


467. ”To live means to experience — through doing, feeling, thinking. Experience takes place in time, so time is the ultimate scarce resource we have. Over the years, the content of experience will determine the quality of life. Therefore one of the most essential decisions any of us can make is about how one's time is allocated or invested." -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


468. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”- Lou Holtz


469. “Remember, people don’t buy from you because they understand what you sell—they buy from you because they feel understood.” – Dan Lok


470. “If you have time to judge other people, you have way too much time on your hands. Get off your ass and do something meaningful.” – Shane Gibson


471. “Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.” – Sam Walton


472. “Whether you work for yourself or others, there will be moments when you feel unhappy or stuck. You can’t control everything around you, but in those moments, remind yourself that you are powerful and that even small, strategic moves can create big shifts for the better.”


473. “Rarely are opportunities presented to you in a perfect way. In a nice little box with a yellow bow on top. ‘Here, open it, it’s perfect. You’ll love it.’ Opportunities—the good ones—are messy, confusing, and hard to recognize. They’re risky. They challenge you.”


474. “Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves. Some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” -Sam Ewing, baseball player


475. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” -Franklin D Roosevelt, president


476. “Hard work compounds like interest, and the earlier you do it, the more time you have for the benefits to pay off.” — Sam Altman


477. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing; that’s why we recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar, author


478. “Lucky implies I didn’t do anything. Lucky implies something was given to me. Lucky implies that I was handed something I did not earn, that I did not work hard for. Gentle reader, may you never be lucky. I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass.”


479. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less-than-perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.”


480. “Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” -Dr. Seuss, author


481. “If you are an entrepreneur planning to start your own company, I can’t think of a better place to begin than by operating your business by the Golden Rule. Make this a high priority; never make a decision that contradicts the Gold Rule.” – Mary Kay Ash


482. “Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes, and the great failures – I take that into life.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


483. “The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%.” — Rob Kalin, American entrepreneur.


484. “It is difficult to maintain a relationship with someone who cannot put down their phone or leave their work commitments at the office.” ― Jamaal Watson


485. “Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.”– Sanjo Jendayi


486. “Success isn’t always about ‘greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson


487. “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American former professional basketball player.


488. “Learning, without any opportunities to share what we’ve learned, is a little like cooking for ourselves; we do it, but we probably won’t do it as well.”


489. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele


490. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”


491. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”, “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”, “Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.”, “You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.”


492. “Momentum builds slow with hard work. But, lousy leaders let the steam out quickly. Of all the things you do, make building momentum a priority.” – Dan Rockwell


493. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” — Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman.


494. ‘Developing a good work ethics is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethics will be reflected in everything you do in life.” ― Tyler Perry


495. “Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success.” — Ted Sundquist, American football player.


496. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. —Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl


497. Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won’t have to die. The truth is that you will die anyway and that a lot of people who aren’t even looking at their feet are going to do a whole lot better than you, and have a lot more fun while they’re doing it. ― Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life


498. “I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail… a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.” – Mark Cuban


499. “A company is only as good as the people it keeps.” — Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics.


500. “The most important words that have helped me in life, when things have gone right or when things have gone wrong, are ‘accept responsibility.'”


501. “Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did.” – Mark Twain


502. For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you. ― Neil deGrasse Tyson