“Do things with your whole heart, with as much intensity as you are capable of. Anything done halfheartedly never brings joy to life. It only brings misery, anxiety, torture, and tension, because whenever you do anything halfheartedly you are dividing yourself into two parts, and that is one of the greatest calamities that has happened to human beings – they are all split.” ~ Osho, The Book of Understanding
“The successful person has formed the habit of doing things that failures don’t like to do. Successful people don’t like doing them either, necessarily. But their dislike is subordinated by the strength of their purpose.” ~ Stephen Covey, The 8th Habit
“You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
“Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don’t give 100% – You make it that much easier for me to beat you.” ~ Unknown
Whenever I find myself wanting to sleep in, skip a workout, or turn down the intensity, I think of this quote – and it almost always pushes me through.
When you’re in competition mode, you have to go above and beyond what your competition is doing. It’s the logic of winning.
In it for the long run!
“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
“No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed.
No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined.
No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled.
No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.”
~ Henry Emerson Fosdick
“No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined.” ~ Unknown Author
“A good question to revisit whenever overwhelmed: Are you having a breakdown or a breakthrough?” ~ Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Workweek
Via Emily Goldfuss
“Success and rest don’t sleep together.” ~ Russian proverb
“When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.” ~ Andy Andrews, The Traveler’s Gift