“I struggled just getting the ball up to the rim level. I couldn’t do it at first.” (Kareem Abdul Jabbar – basketball champion)
“What could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn’t lived it.” (Edward Albee – 3 Pulitzer Prizes for Drama)
“If you don’t fall down, you are not trying hard enough.” (Tenley Albright – Olympic Gold Medal Figure Skater and Surgeon)
“I believe that each of us comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory.” (Maya Angelou – Poet and Historian)
“I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I would regret is not trying.” (Jeff Bezos – Founder of Amazon.com)
“I do not know the word ‘quit’. Either I never did, or I have abolished it.” (Susan Butcher – Champion dog-sled racer)
“There is no such thing as an average human being. If you have a normal brain, you are superior.” (Benjamin Carson – Pediatric Neurosurgeon)
“I have always felt that I did well as a student because I lacked confidence.” (Denton Cooley – pioneer of heart transplants)
“The Godfather was a very under-appreciated movie when we were making it. I almost got fired.” (Francis Ford Coppola – filmmaker, producer and screenwriter)
“My parents telling me to stop doing it is probably what caused the company to be created.” (Michael Dell – Founder of Dell)
Selected from Academy of Achievement – one of my favorite inspiration sites.
[Photo taken in Hong Kong during MacLehose 6-7 and the ‘Needle Hill’ climb]
4 thoughts on “10 Inspiring Quotes by Super Achievers”
great words..to inspire the mind..just what i needed in the morning…
Thank you Mush, few quotes are indeed inspiring, just as saying:
‘Let us say goodbye to yesterday with gratitude and greet the new day with reverence’
‘Do not think negative, then any word would sound pleasant.’
‘ A heart of joy is a virtue that brings happiness to others like a spring breeze’
God Bless You, Mush.
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