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At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence. "Booker T. Washington"
I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up. "Beverly Sills"
I like motivational books, because I like the go-getting American spirit - your destiny is in your own hands, life is what you make it, don't accept your limitations, jump before you're pushed, leap before you look. "Louise Mensch"
The wise does at once what the fool does at last. "Baltasar Gracian"
Giving back, doing motivational speeches and stuff like that, that's always made me feel good. If you repeatedly go out there, and you are the change that you want to see, then that's what you are. "Keke Palmer"
We make the world we live in and shape our own environment. "Orison Swett Marden"
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle. "Sasha Cohen"
I've always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You're trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that's about so you..., "Edward Norton"
Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. "H. L. Hunt"
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do. "Pope John XXIII"
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. "Ayn Rand"
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. "Rabindranath Tagore"
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself..., Woodrow Wilson
I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want. "Muhammad Ali"
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did. "John Burroughs"
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. "Dwight D. Eisenhower"
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals. "Michael Korda"
We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has..., "Katharine Hepburn"
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. "Peter Marshall"
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. "Thomas Jefferson"
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. "Don Miguel Ruiz"
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself. "Swami Sivananda"
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life. "H. Jackson Brown, Jr."
When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder. "Natalie Gulbis"
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. "Denis Waitley"
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. "Jim Rohn"
Marvin's Motivational Moments actually started as something that was actually therapeutic for me. I would sit up late at night after my wife passed trying to adjust to being alone. "Marvin Sapp"
Do not weep; do not wax indignant. Understand. "Baruch Spinoza"
I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me. "Peter Steele"
I'm a motivational speaker. "Young Jeezy"
I want to be motivational and inspirational for everybody: my big aim is more women on bicycles. "Marianne Vos"
Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love. "Stevie Wonder"
God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers. "Rudyard Kipling"
On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions. "Daniel Webster"
It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical. "Alan Perlis"
During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievements narrowed. "Jonathan Kozol"
My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ltimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education. "John H. Johnson"