Below are eight quotes that came to me over the past couple of months. As I read them, and then rearranged the order to that below, I saw the story line of greatness unfold as told by those whom have achieved it.

"It's wonderful to have a beginner's mind." - Steve Jobs
"An athlete may run ten thousand miles in order to prepare for one hundred yards. Quantity gives experience." - Ray Bradbury
"We are what we repeatedly do." - Aristotle
"Worry about being better; bigger will take care of itself." - Gary Comer
"I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy." - Marie Curie
"Life is a series of near misses. But a lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It's seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future." - Howard Schultz
"We must be the change we wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
"I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." - D. L. Lawrence