The climb to the top of the mountain

John Muir - Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher

The mountains are calling and I must go.

Carlos Castaneda - American author

All paths are the same, leading nowhere. Therefore, pick a path with heart!

Robert T. Kiyosaki - American businessman and author

Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.

John C. Maxwell - American author, speaker, and pastor

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn.

Denis Waitley - American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 

Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.

John C. Maxwell - American author, speaker, and pastor 

Don't cheat yourself out the possibility of the potential that’s on the other side of commitments. 

J.R.R. Tolkien - English writer, poet, philologist, and academic

Short cuts make long delays.

Denis Waitley - American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 

Commitment doesn't guarantee success, but lack of commitment guarantees you'll fall short of your potential.

Roy T. Bennett - Author

The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. If you always do what is easy and choose the path of least resistance, you never step outside your comfort zone. Great things don’t come from comfort zones.

Zig Ziglar - American author, salesman, and motivational speaker

Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.

Simon Sinek - British-born American author and motivational speaker 

There is no such thing as winning, there is only advancing. 

Rumi - Poet

It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.

Brian Tracy - Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development author

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. 

Helen Keller - American author, political activist, and lecturer

The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.

Robin Sharma - Canadian writer

Obstacles are the cost of greatness.

Roy T. Bennett - Author 

When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubters, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance and self-belief there is no limit to what you can achieve. 

Og Mandino - American author

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

Bruce Lee - Hong Kong American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor and philosopher

A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.

John C. Maxwell - American author, speaker, and pastor 

Your first step to success is having the confidence that you will succeed.

Martin Luther King Jr. - American Christian minister and activist 

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

Rajneesh (Osho) - Indian godman, mystic

Truth is pure awareness.

Ronda Rousey - American professional wrestler, actress, author 

Everyone wants to win. But to truly succeed - whether it is at a sport or at your job or in life - you have to be willing to do the hard work, overcome the challenges, and make the sacrifices it takes to be the best at what you do.

Eckhart Tolle - Spiritual teacher and best-selling author

Awareness is the greatest agent for change.

Gary Mack - Leading sports psychology consultant, counselor and author

Only climbers get to the top.

Samuel Beckett - Irish novelist

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.