This month we’ve been talking about dedication. Much of what I’ve learned this month has come from some wise thoughts from others. Here are some of my favorites:
“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a persons determination.” Tommy Lasorda
“The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.” Abraham Lincoln
“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” Helen Keller
“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” W. Somerset Maugham
“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.” Vince Lombardi
“If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison
“He who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” Samuel Smiles
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” Roy Disney
“To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.” Marlon Brando
“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.” Cecil B. DeMille
What about you? What inspires you to accomplish what you do?