Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.
— Oprah Winfrey
Winners are not always those who have finished first. A winner is someone who gives the most in preparation to reach his potential and makes every effort to perform at his highest level. There will be times when that is accomplished and you still aren’t victorious; but you are a winner.
— Dr. Gary Wiren
Doing the best you are capable of doing is victory in itself, and less than that is defeat.
— John Wooden
Not everybody is going to be the greatest something ever, but it’s important to find something you really love and do it as well as you can.
— Yogi Berra
Do few things but do them well; simple joys are holy.
— St. Francis of Assisi
Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.
— Tom Landry
In war nothing is achieved except by calculation. Everything that is not soundly planned in its details yields no result.
— Napoléon Bonaparte
Every long-term plan should have short-term steps.
— Joe Griffith
Your plan should be written out, and it must include specific actions and deadlines to fulfill those actions.
— T.D. Jakes
If your project doesn’t work, look for the part that you didn’t think was important.
— Arther Bloch
I tried both honoring myself and honoring God, and life seemed to make more sense when I put God first.
— Tom Osborne
Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.
— Psalm 37:4
If God is anything we ought to make Him everything; you cannot put God in second place.
— Charles Haddon Spurgeon
When Christ becomes our central focus – our reason for existence – contentment replaces our anxiety as well as our fears and insecurities.
— Charles Swindoll
Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
— Matthew 6:33
Fearing that we may miss a “golden opportunity,” we often buy things we can’t afford – and regret it later.
— Ron Blue
You need to make very specific plans if you ever hope to accomplish your financial goals. Until you do, why should you believe that God will entrust more to you? Manage well the portion that you now have and God will be able to entrust even more to you.
— Larry Burkett
Tithing – that is, giving 10% of your earnings to the work of God – is one of the best guarantees of prosperity ever known. Many of the world’s richest individuals and most successful people have been devout tithers.
— Jack Canfield
On a good bargain think twice.
— George Herbert
Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
— St. Francis of Assisi
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
— Chrétien de Malesherbes
Don’t give up on the impossible before you try it.
— Billie Munn
With faith and God, the impossible is indeed possible.
— Heather Whitestone
All things are possible until they are proved impossible – and even the impossible may only be so, as of now.
— Pearl Buck
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
— Jean Rousseau
You must never make a promise which you do not fulfill.
— Sir Winston Churchill
Formula for success: Underpromise and overdeliver.
— Tom Peters
Keep the promises you make to others. By making and keeping our resolves and promises, we win influence with others.
— Stephen Covey
Let your pledged word be sacred. Never promise to do a thing without performing it promptly. Nothing is more valuable to a man in business than the name of always doing as he agrees, and that to the moment.
— P.T. Barnum
If you have confidence, you have patience.
— Ilie Nastase
The ones who believed in themselves the most were the ones who won.
— Florence Griffith-Joyner
The higher your confidence, the faster other people’s doubts about you will evaporate.
— Brian Koslow
One thing I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
— Lucille Ball
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
— Norman Vincent Peale