'The Impossible Dream' is, in my opinion, one of the greatest songs ever written. Here is a man, an old man, a very old man full of daring, bravery, courage, determination, romanticism and dreams.
God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
Heaven is blessed with perfect rest but the blessing of earth is toil.
To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.
Strength does not come from physical activity. It comes from an indomitable will.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
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.
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
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.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, its energy - invincible determination - a purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
It is easier to act yourself into a new way of feeling rather than feel your way into a new way of acting.
"The person without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder."
Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.
"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination."
"Problems are only opportunities in work clothes."
What it boils down to is this – it’s up to you to get hold of you mind, control it, quiet it. God does the rest. And immediately, as Eckhart says, “The being ready and the pouring in are all one act.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.
You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.
Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.
Winners are ordinary people with extraordinary determination.