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Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it. (James Allen)

Determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - will enable you to attain the success you seek. (Mario Andretti)

No matter where your interest lies, you will not be able to accomplish anything unless you bring your deepest devotion to it. (Matsuo Basho)

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. (Josh Billings)

There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results. (Kenneth Blanchard)

Set yourself earnestly to see what you are made to do, and then set yourself earnestly to do it. (Phillips Brooks)

Commit yourself to constant improvement. Commit yourself to quality. Be persistent, persistent, persistent... and have a grateful heart! (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

If we can't make and keep commitments to ourselves as well as to others, our commitments become meaningless. (Stephen R. Covey)

Talent will not always find its way but commitment will. (Nancy Crow)

I believe in just doing it and not looking for excuses because who really cares in the end? No one but oneself. (Nancy Crow)

To what are you committed? (Jeff Davidson)

Commit yourself to do whatever it is you can contribute in order to create a healthy and sustainable future - the world needs you desperately. Find that in yourself and make a commitment - that is what will change the world. (John Denver)

Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes... but no plans. (Peter Drucker)

No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. (George Eliot)

It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow. (Ralph Ellison)

Fall in love with some activity, and do it! Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. (Richard Feynman)

Regular habits will get you in the studio, but it is the courage of commitment to your art that will keep you coming back. (Nina Allen Freeman)

- Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life...
Over time, a commitment to challenging, focused work and leisure produces not only better daily experience, but also a more complex, interesting person: the long-range benefit of the focused life. (Winifred Gallagher)

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. (Kahlil Gibran)

The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one's favor all manner of unforseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiation – creation – there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans... (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I had trouble making a commitment to songwriting until I was thirty-two, even after I'd won fifteen or twenty BMI awards. (Gerry Goffin)

Any resolution or decision you make today has to be made again tomorrow, and the next day, and the next, and the next, and so on. And it not only has to be made each day, but it has to be kept each day, for if you miss one day in the making or keeping of it, you've got to go back and begin all over again. (Albert Gray)

Commit yourself to a life in art. Throw yourself into each painting heart and soul. (Irwin Greenberg)

I mean, really - you have to go at it full time. You can't afford to dip in and out. (Zaha Hadid)

Half-way through any work, one is often tempted to go off on a tangent. Once you have yielded, you will be tempted to yield again and again... Finally, you would only produce something hybrid... (Barbara Hepworth)

The resolved mind hath no cares. (George Herbert)

One of the principal lessons that we can learn from books is that, for most highly successful artists, there is a very direct correlation between the level of commitment they made to their painting and the results they obtained. (James Heumann)

I wake up every morning excited. Rather than become complacent or overwhelmed, I've made a choice for life - and I can do something about it. (Gary Holland)

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. (Abdul Kalam)

So therefore I dedicate myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my suffrances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being. (Jack Kerouac)

A master artist requires patience and commitment because painting is a rational pursuit. (David Leffel)

Don't do poor work, and if you do, don't let it out. (A. C. Leighton)

Every day you have to renew your commitment. Some of the strategies should become habitual over time and not a huge effort. (Sonja Lyubomirsky)

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. (Rollo May)

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. (David McNally)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. (Margaret Mead)

The life of an artist requires an unshakable commitment that comes from beyond desire, which comes from the survival instinct. (Nina Meledandri)

I have always admired the ability to bite off more than one can chew and then chew it. (William de Mille)

The time to hesitate is through. (Jim Morrison)

The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed. (Martina Navratilova)

Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. (Steven Pressfield)

There's no abiding success without commitment. (Tony Robbins)

I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains... (Tony Robbins)

As simplistic as this may sound, commitment is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret. (Tony Robbins)

Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision. (Tony Robbins)

- Letters to a Young Artist...
Commit to finding the true nature of art. Go for that thing no one can teach you. (Anna Deavere Smith)

Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life. (Irving Stone)

-to his father...
I'll stick to painting as long as I can. (Tom Thomson)

Success comes when you do what you love to do, and commit to being the best in your field. (Brian Tracy)

Even if I knew for certain that I would never have anything published again, and would never make another cent from it, I would still keep on writing. (Brenda Ueland)

A conference is a way of postponing a decision. (Author unknown)

Commitment leads to action. Action brings your dream closer. (Marcia Wieder)