10 quotes that will impact the rest of your life


One of my favorite things about Twitter is that it gives people the opportunity to communicate ideas that could make a huge impact in short format. In addition to keeping up with friends and mentors, students and the athletic teams at Southeastern, one of my favorite ways to use Twitter is to share the various quotes that have shaped and impacted my life and journey throughout the years.

Today, I wanted to pull together some of my favorite 140-character quotes. These ideas have directly impacted my life and career as I’ve worked to live out my divine design and become the best leader I can be. I hope these quotes will impact your life as much as they have impacted mine:

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” - John Wooden

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." – St. Francis of Assisi

"We are marble waiting to be shaped, metal waiting to be run into a mold" – C.S. Lewis

"To succeed in life we must stay within our strength zone but move out of our comfort zone." – John Maxwell

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." - Colin L. Powell

"Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending." - St. Augustine

"Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” - Mother Teresa

"Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision." - Peter Drucker

"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be." - John Wooden

What are some of the 140-character quotes that have impacted your life?