Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
— Cavett Robert
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
— Peter Marshall
Half finished work generally proves to be labor lost.
— Abraham Lincoln
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s when you’ve had everything to do, and you’ve done it.
— Margaret Thatcher
I always have good finishes. You go as hard as you can until the end. You can always rest when it’s over.
— Janet Evans
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
— Henry Ford
Little bitty things make the big difference.
— Dan Reeves
In great affairs men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small things they show themselves as they are.
— Nicholas Chamfort
We cannot do great deeds unless we are willing to do the small things that make up the sum of greatness.
— Theodore Roosevelt
I have never been especially impressed by the heroics of people convinced that they are about to change the world. I am more awed by those who struggle to make one small difference after another.
— Ellen Goodman
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and job to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
— Helen Keller
You must be willing to do the things that are not fun.
— Pat Summitt
The point is not to do remarkable things, but to do ordinary things with the conviction of their immense importance.
— Teihard de Chardin
Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.
— Publilius Syrus
A little neglect may breed great mischief. For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe, the horse was lost; for want of a horse, the battle was lost; for want of the battle, the war was lost.
— Benjamin Franklin
Happiness is found along the way, not at the end of the road.
— Sheryl Johnson
The process of getting there – all the blood, sweat and tears, all the lumps and disappointments – is what makes winning great.
— Joe Gibbs
When you understand that your happiness comes from the process, instead of the results, it becomes much easier to embrace the importance of working your hardest at every job.
— Russell Simmons
The real magic is not so much in achieving the victory, itself. The real magic is in the journey we take to get there.
— Phil Mickelson
Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. Climb slowly, steadily, enjoying each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax for the journey.
— Harold Melchart
More money is not the answer; more discipline is. Until you decide to live on what you already make, more money will not help.
— Larry Burkett
Your plan to get wealth must include a willingness to do what you do best regardless of whether you are in the spotlight or behind the scenes, if you receive adequate compensation or are underpaid.
— T.D. Jakes
He who gathers money little by little makes it grow.
— Proverbs 13:11
God can release financial increase to those who will not be controlled by the love of money.
— T.D. Jakes
As a kid, my dad made us value everything we ever earned. If I wanted a new pair of skates, I had to caddy for weeks to earn the money to buy them. If I needed a new stick, I cleaned out the stalls in our local hockey rink to earn the money to buy it. You never get something for nothing in our house. It made me appreciate everything that was dear to me.
— Pat LaFontaine
It’s in the little things and in the lonely places that we prove ourselves capable of the big things.
— Charles Swindoll
Every small, positive change we can make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.
— Alice Walker
Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground and later win a little more.
— Louis L’Armour
It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
— Laura Ingalls Wilder
We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
— Marian Edelman
Many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much.
— Luke 16:10
The power of a man’s virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing.
— Blaise Pascal
Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
— Dale Carnegie