Press on: nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent
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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit
Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.
– Henry W Beecher
What will you do today so tomorrow becomes the legacy you wanted to leave?
– Bill Jensen
We must all suffer one of two things; the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment
– Jim Rohn
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Our expectation in ourselves must be higher than our expectation in others.
– Victor Rivera
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
– Warren G Bennis
A leader’s attitude is caught by his or her followers more quickly than his or her actions
– John C Maxwell
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves
– Ray Kroc
Leaders transform the quality of their lives by becoming aware of authentic choices and living courageously towards a new more empowering future.
– Grant Wattie