Quotations About
dedication

I wouldn’t say anything is impossible. I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and put the work and time into it.

As reported in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/), July 27 2012
Posted in: Michael Phelps

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

As reported in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/), July 27 2012
Posted in: Mia Hamm

My favourite piece of information is that Branwell Brontë, brother of Emily and Charlotte, died standing up leaning against a mantle piece, in order to prove it could be done.

I remember a very important lesson that my father gave me when I was twelve or thirteen. He said, “You know, today I welded a perfect seam and I signed my name to it.” And I said, “But, Daddy, no one’s going to see it!” And he said, “Yeah, but I know it’s there.” So when I was working in kitchens, I did good work.

As quoted in the New York Times Magazine (11 September 1994)
Posted in: Toni Morrison