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Success
"You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated." - Maya Angelou

"Nothing succeeds like success." - Alexandre Dumas

"We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat." - Victoria

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." - Michael Jordan

"Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Greatness
"He who has never failed cannot be great. Failure is the true test of greatness." - Herman Melville

"Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes." - Benjamin Disraeli

"A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning." - Billie Jean King

Good Luck
"I am a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more of it I have." - Thomas Jefferson

"Fortune favors the brave." - Ennius

"Luck is a matter of preperation meeting opportunity." - Oprah Winfrey

"People always call it luck when you act more sensibly than they have." - Anne Tyler

Future
"Who Knows? Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!" - Barbara Bush

"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there." - Charles F. Kettering

Experience
"Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts." - Nikki Giovanni

"Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him." - Aldous Huxley

Teamwork
"The disease of me can lead to the defeat of us." - Pat Riley

"There is no friend like a sister. In calm or stormy weather..." - Christina Rossetti

"We shall indeed all hang together, or we shall assuredly all hang seperately." - Ben Franklin

"If a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand." - Bible: Mark 3:25

Effort
"When pain ends, gain ends too." - Robert Browning

"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." - Thomas Edison

"The difficult is done at once. The impossible takes a bit longer." - Anthony Trollope

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true." - L.J. Cardinal Suenens

"When you play, play hard. When you work, don't play at all." - Theodore Roosevelt

"He who wants to get to the top must get off his bottom." - Anonymous

"Pray not for lighter burdens, but for stronger backs." - Theodore Roosevelt

Courage
"Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared." - Eddie Rickenbacker

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear directly in the face." - Eleanor Roosevelt

Excuses
"Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses." - George Washington Carver

"He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else." - Ben Franklin

"When an ape cannot reach the bananas he says that they are sour." - Bambara Proverb

Action
"Talk does not cook rice" - Chinese Proverb

"The best time to do something is when it can be done." - William Pickens

"A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." - Mother Goose

"An eye for an eye, and soon the whole world is blind." - Gandhi

Vision
"Vision without Action is Hallucination" - Don Clifton

Enthusiasm
"If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired - with enthusiasm." - Vince Lombardi