Our 2005-2006 Motivational
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Never be satisfied with what you achieve, because it all pales in comparison
with what you are capable of doing in the future. Author: Rabbi Nochem
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things
brought together. Author: Vincent Van Gogh
There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and
waiting. Author: J. G. Holland
Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try
to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
Author: Ronald E. Osborn
Adversity: A bend
in the road is not the end of the road... unless you fail to make the turn.
seas do not make skillful sailors. ~African Proverb
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do.
Attitude determines how well you do it. Author: Lou Holtz
is a little thing that makes a big difference.
Attitude: It is your
attitude more than your aptitude that will determine your altitude! Author:
Dr. Gary V. Carter 4.6
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only
interests. Author: John Stuart Mill
Change: Change is the
law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to
miss the future. Author: John F Kennedy
lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what
lies within us. Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to
excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Author: Vince
achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
Author: Mack R. Douglas
Contribute: It is
not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning
to our lives. Author: Anthony Robbins
Courage: In order to
discover new lands, one must be willing to lose sight of the shore for a
very long time.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though
checkered by failure than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither
enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the grey twilight that knows
neither victory nor failure. Author: Theodore Roosevelt
mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions.
Author: Gerald Holton
Desire: The first
principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the
planting of your seed. Author: Robert Collier
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing
to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. Author: William Jennings
No one knows what he can do till he tries. Author: Syrus (Publilius Syrus)
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body. Author: Seneca
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. Author: Jim Rohn
great discoveries are made by people whose feelings run ahead of their
thinking." -- C.H. Oakhurst
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing
about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the
goal. Author: Jerome P Fleishman
you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give
back in kind. Author: Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Excellence is in the details. Give attention to the details and excellence
will come. Author: Perry Paxton
Focus: You can't
depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. Author: Mark
Goals: Without goals,
and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no
destination. Author: Fitzhugh Dodson
You must have long term goals to keep you from being frustrated by short
term failures. Author: Charles C. Noble
Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm
and harmony. Author: Thomas Merton
Honesty: Be true to
your work, your word, and your friend. Author: Henry David Thoreau
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. Author: Bob Edwards
Logics will get you from A to B, Imagination will take you everywhere.
Author: Albert Einstein
Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you
can think up if only you try! Author: Dr. Seuss
"Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things."
Author: Theodore Levitt
you always think what you always thought, you'll always get what you always
got." Author: Gerald Haman
"Don't be afraid to make a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a
chasm with two small jumps." Author: D. Lloyd George
Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do. Author: Don
Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
Author: Harold Geneen
difference between a boss and a leader: a boss says, 'Go!' -a leader says,
'Let's go!'. Author: E. M. Kelly
Life is like a cash register, in that every account, every thought, every
deed, like every sale, is registered and recorded. Author: Fulton J. Sheen
Enlarge the opportunity and the person will expand to fill it Author: Eli
Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Author: Les Brown
"Your persistence is your belief in yourself." Author: Brian Tracy
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them
into the impossible." Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Everything actual must also first have been possible, before having actual
"Every individual has the potential for creating new ideas, relationships
and objects among the many possibilities in life." Author: Gerard
Be a life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.
Author: David Starr Jordan
The trouble with life in the fast lane is that you get to the other end in
an awful hurry. Author: John Jensen
begins on the inside... and then works its way out. Author: Bob Moawad
opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us daily.
Author: Sally Koch.
Concentration is the secret of strength. Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success: If A equal
success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y
play, and Z keeping your mouth shut. Author: Albert Einstein
Success: Success is
determined by those whom prove the impossible, possible. Author: James W.
Success: Success is
simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time. Author: Arnold H.
Example isn't another way to teach, it is the only way to teach. Author:
Charles M. Dickinson Surce: The Children
Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a
company work, a society work, a civilization work. Author: Vince Lombardi
Teamwork: One man
can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. Author:
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability
to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is
the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they
may start a winning game. Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are one hundred and ninety nine ways to beat, but only one way to win;
get there first. Author: Willie Shoemaker