Quotes By Famous People

August 12, 2021 –

If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. —Napoleon Hill, writer

Without discipline, there’s no life at all. —Katharine Hepburn, actor

If you’re proactive, you don’t have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own. —Stephen Covey, management consultant

Get into situations in which failure isn’t an option. —Francis Ford Coppola, film director

Self-discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another. —Joseph Addison, politician, and writer

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves … self-discipline, with all of them, came first.—Harry S. Truman, US president 1945-1953

I could never have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time. —Charles Dickens

Anyone who has achieved excellence will attest that they picked their passion and pursued it. Honor your desires and talents. —Anonymous