Successful people don’t become that way overnight. What most people see at a glance—happiness, wealth, a great career, purpose—is the result of hard work and hustle over time.
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To be successful, you have to use each day as an opportunity to improve, to be better, to get a little bit closer to your goals. It might sound like a lot of work—and with a busy schedule, next to impossible. But the best part is, the more you accomplish, the more you’ll want to do, the higher you’ll want to reach. So as long as you have the hunger for success, you will always have the power within you to achieve it.
Use your ambition, drive and desire—along with these 17 motivational quotes—to make it happen.
1. Your limitation—it’s only your imagination.
3. Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now.
5. Dream it. Wish it. Do it.
6. Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it.
8. Dream bigger. Do bigger.
9. Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.
10. Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.
11. Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
12. Little things make big days.
13. It’s going to be hard, but hard does not mean impossible.
17. Dream it. Believe it. Build it.
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Lydia Sweatt is the web producer for SUCCESS.com. She recently earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Dallas native. She enjoys painting, a hefty taco and discovering new music.