“The only way to do great work is to love what you do” – Steve Jobs (amended: “The only way to do great work is to find love in what you do.”)

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years” – Abraham Lincoln (amended: “In the end, it’s not the years you live that count. It’s the true living in those years.”)

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there” – Theodore Roosevelt (amended: “Believe you can, and you’re already halfway on the path to achievement.”)

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success” – Albert Schweitzer (amended: “Success is not the ultimate goal of happiness. Happiness itself becomes the key to unlock success.”)

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today” – Franklin D. Roosevelt (amended: “The only obstacle to our realization of tomorrow will be the doubts we carry from today.”)

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” – Wayne Gretzky (amended: “You won’t succeed on any shot you never attempt to take.”)

“The best revenge is massive success” – Frank Sinatra (amended: “The greatest response is achieving massive success.”)

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” – Eleanor Roosevelt (amended: “The future is reserved for those who truly believe in the beauty of their own dreams.”)

“If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission” – Anonymous (amended: “If you desire greatness, stop seeking permission and start pursuing it.”)

“The only person you should try to be better than is the person you were yesterday” – Anonymous (amended: “Your sole competition should be who you were yesterday, constantly striving to improve upon yourself.”)

“Success is not in what you have, but who you are” – Bo Bennett (amended: “Success doesn’t lie in material possessions but rather in the character you possess.”)

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle” – Christian D. Larson (amended: “Believe in yourself and embrace everything you are. Recognize the overwhelming potential inside you that surpasses any obstacle.”)

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is constantly changing, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks” – Mark Zuckerberg (amended: “The greatest risk is avoiding all risks… In a dynamic world, the only certain path towards failure is avoiding risks entirely.”)

“You control your own destiny. Never let anyone else determine your worth” – Michelle Obama (amended: “You hold the reins of your own destiny. Never let anyone else dictate your true value.”)

“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else” – Booker T. Washington (amended: “If you desire personal elevation, extend your hand and lift someone else in the process.”)

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going” – Sam Levenson (amended: “Instead of watching the clock, reflect the determination it represents. Persist and keep moving forward.”)

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream” – C.S. Lewis (amended: “Age is never a barrier to setting fresh goals or nurturing new dreams.”)

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain (amended: “The key to progress lies in taking that initial step forward.”)

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great” – John D. Rockefeller (amended: “Don’t hesitate to sacrifice the good for the sake of pursuing greatness.”)

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it” – Charles R. Swindoll (amended: “Life consists of 10% what transpires around us and 90% how we respond to it.”)

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will” – Vince Lombardi (amended: “The disparity between a successful individual and others lies not in inadequate strength or knowledge but rather in the presence or absence of will.”)

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it” – Henry David Thoreau (amended: “Success usually arrives unannounced to those who are engrossed in their pursuits.”)

“The only time you should ever look back is to see how far you’ve come” – Unknown (amended: “The only occasion to glance into the past should be to appreciate the journey you’ve traversed.”)

“We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated” – Maya Angelou (amended: “We may encounter numerous setbacks, but we must never let them overpower us.”)

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” – Eleanor Roosevelt (amended: “Exceptional minds engage in conversations about ideas; mediocre minds focus on events; narrow minds merely gossip about people.”)

“The harder I work, the luckier I get” – Samuel Goldwyn (amended: “The more diligent and committed I am, the greater my fortune seems to be.”)

“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new” – Albert Einstein (amended: “One who has never erred has never ventured into uncharted territories.”)

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good” – Samuel Johnson (amended: “The genuine worth of an individual is evident in how they treat someone who can offer them no apparent benefit.”)

“Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life” – Steve Jobs (amended: “Your time is limited, so don’t squander it by living according to someone else’s expectations.”)

“You become what you believe” – Oprah Winfrey (amended: “Your beliefs shape who you ultimately become.”)