Definiteness of purpose develops confidence in your own integrity and character, which attracts favorable attention from others and inspires their cooperation.
— Napoleon Hill
The man who succeeds above his fellow man is one who early in life clearly discerns his objective, and toward that objective he directs all of his powers.
— Vince Lombardi
Success is waking up in the morning and bounding out of bed because there’s something out there that you love to do, that you believe in, that you’re good at – something that’s bigger than you are, and you can hardly wait to get at it again.
The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good.
— Ruth Benedict
Talent is highly overrated. On any given day, you’ll probably meet well over a dozen people whose talents exceed your own. Of greater worth is a sense of purpose. That’s what gives you power. The paychecks of innumerable talented people are signed by people of purpose.
— John Maxwell