These are motivational thoughts by some of the world’s greatest
minds, and we use them to begin our class each day. These topical
quotes inspire reflection and encourage conversation.
“Success is the reward for accomplishment.”
—Harry F. Banks
“Let no one or anything stand between you and the difficult task, let nothing deny you this rich chance to gain strength by adversity, confidence by mastery, success by deserving it. Do it better each time. Do it better than anyone else can do it.”
—Harlow H. Curtice
"Ambition, confidence, enthusiasm, and success are produced by courage, faith, pride and hard work.”
—Harry F. Banks

“Every man is enthusiastic at times. One man has enthusiasms for thirty minutes, another man has it for thirty days, but it is the man who has it for thirty years who makes a success in life.”
—Edward B. Butler

“I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.”
—Harry S. Truman

“Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile success.”
—John Hays Hammond

“The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit—a reputation, character.”
—John D. Rockerfeller

“Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.”
—George Herbert

“Blow your own horn loud. If you succeed, people will forgive your noise; if you fail, they’ll forget it.”
—William Feather
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Learning is M.A.G.I.C. has a mission to “Share Secrets with Students for Academic Achievement.” These “secrets” include unique methods of self-expression, fun ways of generating creativity, problem solving through conflict resolution, and the enthusiastic celebration of each student’s individuality.