Quotes from The Journey: The Elements for Success, Winning and Increased Performance

Quotes are used extensively in the Journey, our first book, to reinforce the Building Blocks and Principles we have highlighted to maximize chances of success, winning and enhancing performance.  The quotes used in the Journey can be found below.

From a personal perspective quotes can help reinforce what is needed to have balance in an individuals life style and allow them to understand what aspects of life and life style are important to them like family, values and career. 

If you have any good quotes you would like to share then contact us and we will add them to the list. 

Remember we never stop learning!!

If you are interested in working with us to improve your work within teams to increase performance, cohesion and leadership skills or as an individual in sport, business, performing arts or just in life please get in touch.  We would love to hear from you!

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David's top 3 quotes for development, improvement and success:

1. "I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul." Henley.  This is the last 2 lines of the Invictus poem.

2. "A ship is safe in harbour, but that's not what ships are for." - William Shedd

3. “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” AbrahamLincoln       

Quotes from the Journey

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome” – Arthur Ashe

“I am the captain of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.” - William Ernest Henley

“The only journey is the one within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

“Focus on the journey, not the destination.” – Greg Anderson

"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb” - Nelson Mandela

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy

“We're often so busy cutting through the undergrowth we don't even realise we're in the wrong jungle.” - Stephen Covey

“An unexamined life is not worth living.” –Socrates

“Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture” – Lydia M. Child

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill.

“Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy.” - Tony Robbins

"Get Comfortable being uncomfortable" – Jillian Michaels

“Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.” – Maxwell Maltz

“Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.” – Brian Tracy

“I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.” – Zig Ziglar

“Don’t become a slave to technology – manage your phone, don’t let it manage you.” - Sir Richard Branson

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” - Neale Donald Walsch

“The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in the closet” – Lord Chesterfield

“A ship is safe in harbour, but that's not what ships are for.” – William Shedd

“It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no telling where you might be swept off to.” - Bilbo Bagging

“A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.” - Denis Waitley

“You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.” - Conrad Hall

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there” – Unknown

"The harder I work the more I live." - George Bernard Shaw

“Hard work is the price we must pay for success” – Vince Lombardi

“Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” – Booker T. Washington

“The harder I work the luckier I get” – Thomas Jefferson

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.” - Zig Ziglar

“I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.” - Oprah Winfrey

“It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.” - Helen Keller

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it “ – Charles R. Swindoll