Quotes

Sometimes I come across quotes from people that sum up in a sentence what it takes a paragraph for me to say. You’ll find a lot of my posts have quotes in them; to me they’re little morsels of wisdom packed into a tiny, easily digestible package. This is the Inspirational Quotes Page where my favorites of those perfectly summed up thoughts are collected.

There are no grand celebrations here, no speeches, no bright lights,
But there are great athletes.
Somehow we’ve come to believe that greatness is reserved for the chosen few,
For the superstars.
The truth is greatness is for all of us.
This is not about lowering expectations,
It’s about raising them for every last one of us,
Because greatness is not in one special place,
It is not in one special person,
Greatness is wherever somebody is trying to find it.

- Nike FIND YOUR GREATNESS Commercial

Thank you to every single person who told me I can’t. You’re just another reason why I will.

- Eric Thomas

Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour, or a day, or even a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it will last forever.

- Eric Thomas

Why Compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.

- Eric Thomas

I don’t care how much money you make you only get 24 hours in day. And the difference between Oprah and the person who is broke is that Oprah uses her 24 hours wisely.

- Eric Thomas

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot, and missed. I’ve failed over, and over, and over again in my life.

And that is why I succeed.

- Michael Jordan, Nike Commercial

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

- Thomas Edison

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while you are still alive.

~Tupac Shakur

The biggest enemy of great, is good

-Terry Bradshaw

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

- Robert Brault

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.

– Aristotle

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