"MOTIVATION"
FEBRUARY 2004

February 25, 2004
" Purpose turned into action is passion."
Copyright 2004 Abigail Etich
February 25, 2004
" Paralyze resistance with persistence."
Woody Hayes
February 25, 2004
" Good luck is another name for tenacity of purpose."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
February 23, 2004
" Make yesterday's dreams tomorrow's future!"
Copyright 2003 Ashley Glass
I wrote this on my way to New York City for acting auditions. It gave me hope.
February 23, 2004
" When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all."
Theodore Roosevelt
February 23, 2004
" Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there."
Bo Jackson
February 18, 2004
" Life is like a maze and a mystery. You have, make, and achieve the endings you want."
Copyright 2004 Randy Roy
February 18, 2004
" We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."
Jesse Owens
February 18, 2004
" Good coaching is about leadership and instilling respect in your players. Dictators lead through fear--good coaches do not."
John Wooden


February 16, 2004
" Sometimes it's not about the results, but the commitment to the effort."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by S. La France --- Pennsylvania
I heard this quote during an interview with a 1980's Olympic Decathlon winner. It has stuck with me ever since.
February 16, 2004
" Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have."
Louis E. Boone
February 16, 2004
" Courage is rarely reckless or foolish . . . courage usually involves a highly realistic estimate of the odds that must be faced."
Margaret Truman
February 11, 2004
" This is the place. This is the time. There is no other."
Kirvan --- Submitted by Elizabeth Garnett --- Pennsylvania
February 11, 2004
" It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions."
Aristotle
February 11, 2004
" I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying."
Tom Hopkins
February 9, 2004
" Want what you will, then will what you want."
Copyright 2002 Sonny Melendrez
February 9, 2004
" If you carry on doing the same old thing, the same old thing will keep happening to you. To change your future, renew your mind and do something new."
Anonymous --- Submitted by Edwin Mensah --- Kumasi, Ghana
February 9, 2004
" For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service."
John Burroughs
February 4, 2004
" Champions are afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning."
Billie Jean King --- Submitted by Adrian Parrish --- New York
February 4, 2004
" A college degree may open doors, but for those who are truly motivated, they can open their own doors."
Copyright 1999 Leslie A. Kesterson
February 2, 2004
" If you want something, don't wish for it, work for it. Life is too short to wait."
Copyright 2003 Stephen Hines
I live life this way. Far too many dreamers like me spent too much time hoping for change and far too little time making change happen. I wish I had started earlier on in my life.
February 2, 2004
" The only way to reach the goal is to first cross half the distance."
Copyright 2003 Timothy Shaak
February 2, 2004
" When you put a date on your dream, it becomes a goal. When you aim for the goal, it becomes a challenge. When you beat the challenge, the reward is success. To have success... you need a dream..."
Copyright 2004 Raja Akhtar