Monday, September 10, 2012


“Developing definiteness of purpose is the first step toward replacing a negative mental attitude with a positive one.” –Napoleon Hill

"Dr. Charles Garfield, a psychologist who studied peak performers and highly successful people found that one major difference between them and others less successful was that they concentrated on one main goal while other dissipated their efforts going after many goals." -William Cohen

"Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination." -Major General Karl von Clausewitz

“A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose—a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve.” -John Maxwell

“A life without purpose is a languid, drifting thing; every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves: This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!” -Thomas A. Kempis

“Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose.” -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.”
-Stephen Covey

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

“Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” -Mark Twain

“When we carve out a niche for ourselves in our imagined future, and decide that we won’t be happy until we achieve it, we can only feel threatened and anxious over anything that stands in our way.” -Nido Qubein

“Your purpose explains what you are doing with your life. Your vision explains how you are living your purpose. Your goals enable you to realize your vision.” -Bob Proctor

“Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.” -Leonardo da Vinci

"The man who tries to hang on to everything ends up by holding nothing." -Frederick The Great

"You can have anything you want - if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose." -Abraham Lincoln
"Success demands singleness of purpose." -Vince Lombardi

"The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgement, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will." -Marshall Ferdinand Foch

"Simplicity, clarity, singleness: these are the attributes that give our lives power and vividness and joy." -Richard Holloway

"Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim." -John D. Rockefeller

"Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes." -Kenneth Hildebrand