"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them, every day begin the task anew."
- Saint Francis de Sales
"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self."
"The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, learn about them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them."
- Denis Waitley
"There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it."
- Napoleon Hill
"The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers."
- Brian Tracy
"Winners dwell on and hold the self-image of that person they would most like to become. They get a vivid, clear, emotional, sensory picture of themselves as if they had already achieved their new role in life."
"Never letting the competition define you. Instead, you have to define yourself based on a point of view you care deeply about."
- Tom Chappel