Some common inspirational quotes include "The first step to leadership is servanthood" by John Maxwell and "Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is" by Vince Lombardi. Also, Christopher Columbus said, "You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
General George Patton famously said, "A good plan implemented today is better than a perfect plan implemented tomorrow." The General lead his followers in the early days of the Second World War, during which he proved himself to be a great strategist.
That implementing good plans is important for tasting success in life was also emphasized by the famous painter and sculptor Michelangelo, who said, "The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."
Explaining that people's thoughts can inspire them to achieve things in life, Napoleon Hill said, "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve" and Earl Nightingale said, "We become what we think about." In this regard, Alicia Walker said, "The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
Hard work is vital for tasting success in life, as is indicated by quotes such as "Every strike brings me closer to the next home run" by Babe Ruth and "I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed" by Michael Jordan.