No matter how carefully you plan your goals, they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Through some strange and powerful principle of mental chemistry which she has never divulged, nature wraps up in the impulse of strong desire, that something which recognizes no such word as impossible, and accepts no such reality as failure.
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Ideas are the beginning points of all fortunes.
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