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Quotes on COMMITMENT
"People do not follow uncommitted leaders. Commitment can be displayed in a full range of matters to include the work hours you choose to maintain, how you work to improve your abilities, or what you do for your fellow workers at personal sacrifice."
— Stephen Gregg
Chairman and CEO of Ethix Corp.
"Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down."
— David McNally
"Just remember that if you're not working at your game to the utmost of your ability, there will be someone out there somewhere with equal ability who is. And one day you'll play each other, and he'll have the advantage."
— "Easy" Ed Macauley
as told by Bill Bradley
"He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times."
— JohannVon Schiller
"Nothing is easier than saying words. Nothing is harder than living them day after day."
— Arthur Gordon
"The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now."
— Attributed to Goethe
"I am easily satisfied with the very best."
— Winston Churchill
"Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows."
"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek."
— Mario Andretti
"You can be anything you want to be, if only you believe with sufficient conviction and act in accordance with your faith; for whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve."
— Napoleon Hill
"In order to 'hold fast' to something, one must allow oneself to be held to something. That commitment may be one of the hardest things to practice in a world of so much choice."
— Sheena Iyengar
(See also Perseverance.)