Effort gives you motivation, and motivation gives you reward. Motivation is only summoned from within….

Quotes from athletes

Durability is part of what makes a great athlete. – Bill Russell

Winners train and losers complain.

Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don’t feel like doing them. – Julius Erving

Good players inspire themselves. Great players inspire others.

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can do what others can’t.

If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. – Michael Jordan

It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. – Muhammed Ali

I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion. – Muhammed Ali


You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. – Maya Angelou

To succeed you have to believe in something with such a passion that it becomes a reality.

Let us have faith that right makes might. – Abraham Lincoln

I dwell in Possibilty. – Emily Dickinson

Billy Mills


– We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves.
– The greatest of all faults is to imagine you have none.
– The easiest thing to find is fault.
– Too many of us speak twice before we think.
– Some people develop eye strain looking for trouble.
– It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
– No man knows less than the man who knows it all.
– One who lacks courage to start has already finished.
– There is no right way to do a wrong thing.
– Nearly everyone thinks less than he knows and knows more than he thinks.


– A bad conscience has a very good memory.
– A hard thing about business is minding your own.
– When looking for faults use a mirror, not a telescope.
– Jumping to conclusions can be a bad exercise.
– People don’t fail, they give up.
– Forbidden fruit is responsible for many a bad jam.
– Failure is the path of least persistence.
– Some folks won’t look up until they are flat on their backs.
– Heaviest thing to carry–a grudge.
– It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.