Here are some of my favorite quotes. Maybe you will find them inspiring also.


You have to wake up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.

The secret of greatness is simple:
do better work than any other man in your field - and keep on doing it.
- Wilfred A. Peterson

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Consider the postage stamp:
Its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
- Josh Billings

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
- Henry Ford

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mahatma Gandhi

A strong man stands up for himself,
a stronger man stands up for others

If you want something in life,
you have to go after it, work for it.
No one is going to just give it to you.
- Bill Bruce

Live everyday as if itís your last
Someday it will be.

A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.

Think big, believe big, act big, and the results will be big.


Make new friends, but keep the old.
One is silver, the other gold.

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
- Saint Thomas Aquinas

I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar,
but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.
- Robert Brault

A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer


Play for more than you can afford to lose and you will learn the game.
- Winston Churchill

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
- Coach Darrel Royal

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

There's no substitute for guts.
- Paul "Bear" Bryant

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

The next best thing to playing and winning is playing and losing. The main thing is to play.
- Nick "the Greek" Dandalos

I think I've always had the skill. But in the past, I've suffered too many mental lapses. Now, I'm starting to get away from that and my mental discipline and commitment to the game are much better. I think I'm really taking a good look at the big picture. That's the difference between being around for the final or watching the final from my sofa at home.
- Andre Agassi


Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing.
You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
- Dennis Waitley

Everyone faces disappointments at one time or another, but the winners are the ones who refuse to let those disappointments become discouragements.

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

A winner never whines.
- Paul Brown


The game isn't over till it's over.
- Yogi Berra

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
- Ronnie Lott

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vincent T. Lombardi

Ability is what you're capable of doing.
Motivation determines what you do.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
- Lou Holtz

We must either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
- Bo Jackson

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.
- Pat Riley

Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
- Magic Johnson

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world,
but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
- Babe Ruth

To succeed...You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
- Charlie Finley

Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
- William A. Ward

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination
- Tommy Lasorda

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.
- Archie Griffen

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. - Joe Paterno

To be prepared is half the victory.
- Miguel Cervantes

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.

It's a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired-you quit when the gorilla is tired.
- Robert Strauss

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

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vidal Sassoon

Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.
- Bruce Jenner

We didn't lose, ...we just ran out of time.
- Knute Rockne in response to a question on his teams loss.