"Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed."
Booker T. Washington
"One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time."
"It's hard to beat a person who never gives up."
"Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure."
"Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
"The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable pre-requisite for success"
"I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble."
"There is no failure. Only feedback."
"Successful leaders have the courage to take action while others hesitate."