These commitment quotes from great men and women stand testimony to the fact that once you are committed to a goal, you can achieve anything. Desires don’t make great sportsmen. It is determination and the pursuit of excellence that do.
Find some inspiration, restore your spirit, and revive your determination. Read these often and make them a part of your life. Whenever you feel low or find yourself facing a bigger challenge, these thoughts may inspire you to do your best.
Quotes About Commitment
1.) The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.
3.) 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.
4.) My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
Michael Jordan – More quotations from His Airness
5.) Commitment is the little choices every day that lead to the final results we’re striving for.
6.) The biggest commitment you must keep is your commitment to yourself.
Neale Donald Walsch
7.) Honor your commitments with integrity.
Inspirational Commitment Quotes
8.) There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.”
9.) Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it’s a relationship, a business, or a hobby.
10.) When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.
11.) The most important element in the failure equation is your personal commitment to keep trying.
12.) Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, and respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.
13.) Commitment is the foundation of great accomplishments.
14.) Willpower is all about committing to a schedule to do something over the long term.
15.) It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.
Famous Commitment Quotations
16.) Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.
17.) The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
18.) Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.
19.) Talent sets the floor, character sets the ceiling.
20.) Commitment unlocks the doors of imagination, allows vision, and gives us the right stuff to turn our dreams into reality.
21.) Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
22.) Most people fail not because of a lack of desire but because of a lack of commitment.
23.) There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing as a life in-between.
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24.) Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes… but no plans.
Peter F. Drucker
25.) The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
26.) Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
27.) Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes teamwork, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
28.) Commitment is the difference between a goal and a wish. Anybody can have hope and wish, but what matters most is the resolve to make it happen.
29.) 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.
30.) Any man’s life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day.
Booker T. Washington
31.) There are a hundred valid reasons why something can’t be done, but only one reason, commitment, why it can.
Jonathan Lockwood Huie
32.) You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
33.) Strategy is all about commitment. If what you’re doing isn’t irrevocable, then you don’t have a strategy — because anyone can do it… I’ve always wanted to treat life like I was an invading army, and there was no turning back.
34.) Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
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35.) Seems to me that there is a fine line between insanity and dedication. I call that line commitment.
36.) Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, and underline it.
37.) Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. Paul J. Meyer
38.) If you can’t value a commitment made by someone else, your own commitments lose their value too.
39.) Commitment is a word invented in our abstract modernity to signify the absence of any real motives in the soul for moral dedication.
40.) Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.
William Hutchison Murray
41.) When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstances permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
42.) Freedom is not the absence of commitments but the ability to choose — and commit myself to — what is best for me.
43.) Love grows and wanes, but honor, duty, and commitment, those things are constant and stable. They define who you are.
Richelle E. Goodrich, “Eena, The Return of a Queen”
Pursuit of Excellence
Some commitment quotes speak to the pursuit of excellence.
44.) The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
45.) Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work.
46.) It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through.
47.) The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
48.) If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.
49.) If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.
Joyce Brothers – An expert on boxing, amongst other things
50.) Resolve that whatever you do, you will bring the whole man to it; that you will fling the whole weight of your being into it.
Orison Swett Marden
51.) Keep on going, and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
52.) Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason, mastery demands all of a person.
53.) The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
54.) The real value of setting goals is not the recognition or reward; it’s the person we become by finding the discipline, courage, and commitment to achieve them.
55.) We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment unless there is loyalty unless there is love, patience, and persistence.
56.) To embark on the journey towards your goals and dreams requires bravery. To remain on that path requires courage. The bridge that merges the two is commitment.
57.) Commitment is the glue that bonds you to your goals.
58.) Construct your determination with Sustained Effort, Controlled Attention, and Concentrated Energy. Opportunities never come to those who wait… they are captured by those who dare to attack.
Paul J. Meyer
59.) I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened.
60.) A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.
61.) Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
62.) An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything, and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
63.) I don’t think that as a participant in life, you cannot be committed. You either commit to mediocrity or commit to greatness.
64.) Commitment is a big word that requires both guts and diligence, and change is never easy.
65.) Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, and always ineffectiveness.
William Hutchison Murray
Bound and Determined Commitment Quotes
66.) Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then… find the way.
67.) The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
68.) Are you desperate or determined? With desperation comes frustration. With determination comes purpose, achievement, and peace.
James A. Murphy
69.) What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it that’s another matter.
Peter F. Drucker
70.) Determination is like a muscle. If you do not use it regularly, it fades away.
71.) Determination becomes an obsession, and then it becomes all that matters.
72.) Never give up on what you really want to do. A person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.
73.) Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.
74.) Determination is the wake-up call to the human will.
75.) I just hate losing, and that gives you an extra determination to work harder.
Wayne Rooney – Rooney on Twitter
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Commitment is a common quality that has helped drive men and women to succeed. It is what helps you overcome obstacles, no matter how big they are. Once you are committed to a goal, there is no force in the world that can stop you.
Motivational Commitment Quotes
76.) Motivation is what gets you started. Commitment is what keeps you going.
77.) Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason, mastery demands all of a person.
78.) The level of success you achieve will be in direct proportion to the depth of your commitment.
Roy T. Bennett
79.) You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
Sammy Davis Jr
80.) Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
81.) Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason, mastery demands all of a person.
82.) The dedicated life is the life worth living.
83.) If you deny yourself commitment, what can you do with your life?
84.) The only place you can win a football game is on the field. The only place you can lose it is in your heart.
85.) The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
Marshal Ferdinand Foch
86.) If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.
87.) The middle of the road is where the white line is, and that’s the worst place to drive.
88.) The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.
William F. Scolavino
89.) Winners are men who have dedicated their whole lives to winning.
90.) If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?
91.) Strength is a matter of the made-up mind.
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92.) There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference.
93.) There is nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos.
94.) He did it with all his heart and prospered.
95.) Your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.
96.) Keep your dreams alive.
97.) Be all in by going all out.
98.) Great heart will not be denied.
99.) He who is firm in will molds the world to himself. (Johann Wolfgan Von Goethe)
100.) People do not lack strength; they lack will. (Victor Hugo)
101.) That which does not kill us makes us stronger. (Friedrich Nietzsche)
102.) You won’t find willpower; you create it.
103.) Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
104.) Willpower gets you started. Habits get you results. (Napoleon Hill)
105.) Willpower trumps whining.
106.) Grit: I can and I will.
107.) Willpower is like a muscle; the more frequently you train it, the stronger it gets.
108.) Every day you must choose the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is the founder and editor of Sports Feel Good Stories.
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