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To achieve great success in, you don’t only need persistence and hard work, but the most important part is your mindset. It doesn’t matter if your goals this year are personal or professional. Keeping your head in the game by discovering great motivation and inspirational words, which go a long way to helping you achieve your goals because it helps your frame of mind and perspective. Your attitude determines your success, and these quotes are curated toward keeping it in a positive place.

  1. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J. K. Rowling

 

  1. “What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

  1. “You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Michelle Obama

 

  1. “If you asked me for my new year resolution, it would be to find out who I am.”–Cyril Cusack

 

  1. “If we’re destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there’s got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen DeGeneres

 

  1. “There is nothing magical about the flip of the calendar, but it represents a clean break, a new hope, and a blank canvas.” – Jason Soroski

 

  1. “Make New Year’s goals. Write them down. Visualize your success. Take action. Be determined. Do not give up when faced with obstacles. Make perseverance your word for the year.” – Kate Summers

 

  1. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss

 

  1. “Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life. Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have learned from these incidents. We are human and we make mistakes, but learning from them is what makes the difference.” – Amisha Patel

 

  1. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sassoon

 

  1. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

 

  1. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

 

  1. “How the New Year will turn out is entirely up to you. The attitude you bring, the determination you have, the goals you set all will result in the type of year that you will have. So let your attitude be positive, your determination be strong!” – Theodore W. Higginsworth

 

  1. “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.”–Vern McLellan

 

  1. “Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  1. “Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don’t look back at it too long. Mistakes are life’s way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals. No one wins them all, and your failures, when they happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders. How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come.” – Og Mandino

 

  1. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare

 

  1. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs

 

  1. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

 

  1. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

  1. “Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.” – Bradley Whitford

 

  1. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.” – Barbara Corcoran

 

  1. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi

 

  1. “Authenticity is everything! You have to wake up every day and look in the mirror, and you want to be proud of the person who’s looking back at you. And you can only do that if you’re being honest with yourself and being a person of high character. You have an opportunity every single day to write that story of your life.” – Aaron Rodgers

 

  1. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton

 

 

Author of “Not Your Father’s Charity: Grip & Rip Leadership for Social Impact” (Free Digital Download)

 

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