Quotes from the Masters
On Desire/Motivation

"The best motivation is self-motivation. The guy says, 'I wish someone would come by and turn me on.'  What if they don't show up? You've got to have a better plan for your life." -- Jim Rohn  

"Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything." -- Napoleon Hill  

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination." -- Tommy Lasorda

"When you know what you want, and you want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it." -- Jim Rohn  

"Whatever you want wants you even more than you want it." -– Mark Victor Hansen  

"Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value." -- Jim Rohn  

"When you want something badly enough, you will develop the confidence and the ability to overcome any obstacle in your way." -– Brian Tracy  

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will." -- Vincent T. Lombardi

"Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot and you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot." -- Jim Rohn  

"You can accomplish virtually anything if you want it badly enough and if you are willing to work long enough and hard enough." -– Brian Tracy  

"The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind.  Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat." -- Napoleon Hill

"Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have.  But there is a difference between a 'must' and a 'want.'" -- Jim Rohn  

"Let us not be content to wait and see what will happen, but give us the determination to make the right things happen." -- Peter Marshall  

"The clearer you are about the consequences of your actions and the more intensely you desire to enjoy the consequences that your behaviors may lead to, the more motivated you will be." -- Brian Tracy

"What you want in your life occasionally shows up...what you must have...always does." -– Doug Firebaugh

"The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires.  If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve." -– Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International