Here are a few of my favorite quotes on motivation, business, and keeping the right attitude. I often revisit these quotes to remind me why I do what I’m doing and for that extra kick to push through. I plan on adding to this list over time.
“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”
— Theodore Roosevelt
Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.
— Charles Kettering
Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.”
— Henry Ford
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
— Jim Rohn
“He who sacrifices freedom for security deserves neither.”
— Ben Franklin
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree I would spend six hours sharpening my axe.”
— Abraham Lincoln
It always seems impossible until its done.
— Nelson Mandela
Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
— Mark Twain
“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
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
— Winston Churchill
Impossible only means that you haven’t found the solution yet.