Worldly Wisdom

“You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.” Neil Gaiman

A gathering of more wise words from peak performers in a range of fields:

“Every day is another opportunity to start again and to be better.” Misty Copeland, Principal ballet dancer

“As long as I can believe it, I can achieve it.” Grant Holloway, Olympic athlete

“Do something that ignites your soul.” Mammie Wada

“Most people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.” Napoleon Hill

“[We were] not the most talented team, but the one that fought the hardest, showed the most grit.”

“I poured my heart and soul into this team.”

“Take away the lessons that you can reflect on and use to continue to grow.”

“[My goal:] Being the best version of myself every day.” Carli Lloyd, Olympic athlete

“We assume that being successful creates fun, but that’s backwards. By having fun, we free up our best resources. So the truth is, it’s fun that creates success.” Clifford C. Kuhn, M.D., “The Laugh Doctor”

“You’ve achieve success in your field when you don’t know whether what you are doing is work or play.” Warren Beatty, Actor/producer

“I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Basketball player

“You do not have to be superhuman to do what you believe in.” Debbie Fields, Founder, Mrs. Field’s Cookies

And now, inspired and energized, let’s all write on!

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I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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