"I trained 17 years to be an overnight success"
"Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads."
"A year from now you may wish you had started today."
"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all."
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra."
"Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
"Destiny has a lot to do with it, but so do you. You have to persevere, you have to insist."
"Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming"
"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential."
"Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved."
"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
"The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing."
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
"Energy and persistence conquer all things."