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Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.
Lord Chesterfield
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Dr. David M. Burns
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
William Faulkner
Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Robert Schuller
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Christopher Morley
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Billie Jean
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
John Albert Michener
Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
Dan Rather
Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!
Hector Crawford
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
Josephus Daniels
Failure is the path of least persistence.
anon
Habit is second nature, or rather, ten times nature.
William James
I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, and this becomes men's nature in the end.
Aristotle
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.
Orison Swett Marden
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Ryun
Our character is basically a composite of our habits
Stephen Covey
A shot glass of desire is greater than a pitcher of talent.
Andy Munthe
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
Henry Hazlitt
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.
Stephen R. Covey
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top ups.
Peter Davies
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Act the part and you will become the part.
William James
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
Buddha
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand.
Alexander Graham Bell
Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
Nido Qubein
Nothing focuses the mind better than the constant sight of a competitor who wants to wipe you off the map.
Wayne Calloway
Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.
Isaac Asimov
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford
Often he who does too much does too little.
Italian Proverb
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes
Hugh Downs