All kidding aside, here are some folks who encourage, inspire and challenge me.

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day."
Jim Rohn

May you be encouraged and motivated to act from reading these.

“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment”

“Let others lead small lives, but not you... Let others argue over small things, but not you... Let others cry over small hurts, but not you... Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.”

“The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.”

“You cannot change your destination overnight. You can change your direction."

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it."

"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations."

"We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude."

"The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day."

"The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail."

"Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children."

"The price of greatness is responsibility."

"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."

"I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught."

"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last."

"I am an optimist.  It does not seem too much use being anything else."

"A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject."

People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life."

"Keeping score is for games, not friendships."

"Without failure, there is no achievement."

"Learn to say 'no' to the good, so you can say 'yes' to the best."

"Everyone has the potential to become an encourager. You don't have to be rich. You don't have to be a genius. You don't have to have it all together. All you have to do is care about people and initiate."

"The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure."

"Ideas have a short shelf life. You must act on them before the expiration date."

"People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision."

"Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us."

"Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness."