Posts Tagged: perseverance

Making Stars

“Say what you want about me, I get the job done. That job is helping young people excel and get the most out of life — whatever aspirations or ambitions they have. I don’t believe in the word ‘impossible’. I

Making Stars

“Say what you want about me, I get the job done. That job is helping young people excel and get the most out of life — whatever aspirations or ambitions they have. I don’t believe in the word ‘impossible’. I

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

We CAN Make Our Dreams Come True

“From my mother I learned the value of prayer, how to have dreams and believe I could make them come true.” ~ Ronald Reagan, Actor, Sports Announcer, Politician, 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975), & 40th President of the United States

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Even If Everything is Lost, You’ll Survive

“Happiness, to me, is knowing that if I lose everything I will still be O.K.” ~ Tony Hsieh, Internet Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2007) Co-Founder of Venture Frogs & Author

Encouraged to Persevere

“I have always been one to encourage perseverance.” ~ Christina Aguilera, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, Television Producer & Philanthropist

Encouraged to Persevere

“I have always been one to encourage perseverance.” ~ Christina Aguilera, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Television Personality, Television Producer & Philanthropist

Wholeheartedly

“I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free.” ~ LL Cool J a.k.a. James Todd Smith , Rapper, Actor, Author & Entrepreneur

Wholeheartedly

“I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free.” ~ LL Cool J a.k.a. James Todd Smith , Rapper, Actor, Author & Entrepreneur

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

Never Thought of Doing Elsewise

“I was gonna write songs, I was gonna be a star and a singer and I never thought of doing anything else.” ~ Kim Carnes, Singer, Songwriter & Musician Grammy Award – Record of the Year “Bette Davis Eyes” (1981)

Love of What You Do

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur

Love of What You Do

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

Financial Fitness

“No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” ~ Suze Orman, Author, Financial Advisor, Motivational Speaker & Television Host

The Absence of Obstacles?

“The difference between the Successful and the Unsuccessful is not the Absence of Obstacles, but the Presence of Perseverance.” ~ Chris Widener, Author & Motivational Speaker Save

The Absence of Obstacles?

“The difference between the Successful and the Unsuccessful is not the Absence of Obstacles, but the Presence of Perseverance.” ~ Chris Widener, Author & Motivational Speaker Save

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

The Trail to Your Dreams

“Follow the trail to your dreams, not the path of others’ expectations.” ~ Byrd Baggett, Author

The Trail to Your Dreams

“Follow the trail to your dreams, not the path of others’ expectations.” ~ Byrd Baggett, Author

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

That Faith, Ever Since

“I committed my life to Christ, and that faith has been most important to me ever since.” ~ Peyton Williams Manning, National Football League (NFL) Quarterback (1998-2015)

That Faith, Ever Since

“I committed my life to Christ, and that faith has been most important to me ever since.” ~ Peyton Williams Manning, National Football League (NFL) Quarterback (1998-2015)

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

The Gradual Result

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat Team President (1995- ), Motivational Speaker, Author, Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), NBA Championships (2012 & 2013:

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

Lofty Goals

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” ~ Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football Player (1983-1994) Co-Owner & CEO of Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex, Co-Owner of The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust; Heisman Trophy (1985)

Failing Into the Extraordinary

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” ~ Marv Levy a.k.a Marvin Daniel Levy, Motivational Speaker, American & Canadian Football Coach (1973-1997), Executive, Author, NFL Analyst & Pro Football Hall of Fame (2001)

Failing Into the Extraordinary

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” ~ Marv Levy a.k.a Marvin Daniel Levy, Motivational Speaker, American & Canadian Football Coach (1973-1997), Executive, Author, NFL Analyst & Pro Football Hall of Fame (2001)

Self-Discipline & Success

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period” ~ Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz , Motivational Speaker, Football Player (1956-1957), Head Football Coach: [William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), University of Arkansas (1977–1983), University of Minnesota (1984–1985), University of Notre

Self-Discipline & Success

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period” ~ Louis Leo “Lou” Holtz , Motivational Speaker, Football Player (1956-1957), Head Football Coach: [William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), University of Arkansas (1977–1983), University of Minnesota (1984–1985), University of Notre

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Persevere to Your Success

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.” ~ Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

Persevere to Your Success

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.” ~ Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, and Director

A Daily Discipline

“Take the pains required to become what you want to become, or you might end up becoming something you’d rather not be. That is, also, a daily discipline and worth considering.” ~ Donald John Trump, Businessman, Politician, Television Personality, Author,

A Daily Discipline

“Take the pains required to become what you want to become, or you might end up becoming something you’d rather not be. That is, also, a daily discipline and worth considering.” ~ Donald John Trump, Businessman, Politician, Television Personality, Author,