1. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

2. “I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.” – Michael Jordan

3. “The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.” – Tricia Cunnigham 
4. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs 

5. “You were hired because you met expectations, you will be promoted if you can exceed them.” – Saji Ijiyemi

6. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell
7. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” – Nelson Henderson

8. “Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.” – Luther Campbell

9. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
10. “A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.” – Mildred Struven