Read inspirational quotes about pursuing high performance, not giving up, and relying on your skills.
Michael Jordan on excellence
Set such a high standard for yourself that you have to go out and meet that standard every day.
Michael Jordan, basketball legend
Helen Keller on perseverance
As long as we persist long enough, we can do anything we want.
Helen Keller, author
Condoleezza Rice on self-reliance
Asking why someone else got more is a dangerous thing. It’s humbling—and actually healthy—to ask why you’ve been given so much.
Condoleezza Rice, predecessorSecretary of State
Dwight D. Eisenhower on Motives
You can’t lead by hitting people over the head – that’s aggression, not leadership.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States
Isaac Newton on Observation
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it is more due to patient attention than to any other talent.
Sir Isaac Newton, the scientist
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