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I want you to be everything that's you, deep at the center of your being.

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Education is not the filling of the pail, but, the lighting of the fire.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing-that's why we recommend it daily.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.
Instruction does much, but encouragement does everything.
The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.
There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning.
Why did I want to win? because I didn't want to lose!
The most important thing about motivation is goal setting. You should always have a goal.
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.
Nobody motivates today's workers. If it doesn't come from within, it doesn't come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up s.
Make sure you visualize what you really want, not what someone else wants for you.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The only way to get people to like working hard is to motivate them. Today, people must understand why they're working hard. Every individual in an organization is motivated by something different.
Next to excellence, comes the appreciation of it.
There are two levers for moving men -- interest and fear.
No one does anything from a single motive.
If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
Some of us are like wheelbarrows, only useful when pushed and easily upset.
The inner thought coming from the heart represents the real motives and desires. These are the cause of action.
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.
You cannot raise a man up by calling him down.
The ultimate inspiration is the deadline.
If you do not wish a man to do a thing, you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.
What comes from the heart, goes to the heart.
Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.
The mechanics of industry is easy. The real engine is the people : Their motivation and direction.
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
It's not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It's my job not to de-motivate them.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.

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