Quotes and Sayings about Dedication



"We need innovation in education and dedication to the task before us."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Dedication, Innovation)

"What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win."
- Patty Berg
(Related: Determination, Dedication, Desire, Will)

"We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Customer, Dedication, Respect, Service, Will)

"The March on Washington was a culmination of years of hard work and dedication of many individuals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Dedication, Hard work, March, Washington, Years)

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Life, Actor, Dedication, Duty)

"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Victory, Dedication, Pride)

"I kind of have a rededication in my life now to acting because I'm very fond of being in this movie."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Life, Acting, Being, Now)

"When I work, I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Work, People, Dedication)

"In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Dedication, May, Years)

"To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication."
- James Dean
(Related: Life, Actor, Dedication, Duty)

"I had become interested in economics, an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium."
- Gerard Debreu
(Related: Dedication, Economics, Interest, Theory)

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Living)

"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)

"Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe."
- Gail Devers
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Work, Belief, Determination, Vision, Dedication, Hard work)

"Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication."
- Michael Diamond
(Related: Success, Work, Dedication, Hard work, Years)

"It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication."
- Herb Elliott
(Related: People, Inspiration, Benefits, Dedication, Games, Spiritual)

"While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Work, Leadership, People, Decision, Chicago, Dedication, Today)

"If somebody came up with a really good idea, everyone would back it. Especially when we did the show, we had a real dedication that, if you were in somebody else's scene, everyone worked their hardest to make that scene good."
- Dave Foley
(Related: Idea, Dedication)

"But the Spain which emerged around 1960, beginning with its economic miracle, created by the invasion of tourists, can no longer result in impassioned dedication on the part of its intellectuals, and even less on the part of foreign intellectuals."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Beginning, Dedication, Intellectuals, Result, Spain, Tourists)

"This is no job for a UN committee. It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine and the first man on the moon."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: People, Committee, Dedication, First, Job, Man, Moon, Needs)

"I firmly believe in marriage. It's a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you're thinking about divorce. You shouldn't get married."
- Seth Green
(Related: Marriage, Time, Decision, Dedication, Divorce, Thinking)

"I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory."
- Anthony Hamilton
(Related: Perseverance, Victory, Dedication, Now, Pain, Patience, Voice)

"But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Experience, Knowledge, Connection, Dedication, Service, states, United)

"Most achievers I know are people who have made a strong and deep dedication to pursuing a particular goal. That dedication took a tremendous amount of effort."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: People, Goal, Dedication, Deep, Effort)

"We didn't think we were a fourth-place team. For us to beat the first-place team in the West and the first-place team in the East shows the dedication and determination that we had."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Determination, Dedication, First)

"I don't take my fans' love and dedication for granted."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Love, Dedication, Fans)

"I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications."
- Casey Kasem
(Related: Letters, Reading)

"We tell stories. We talk about statistics. And in 1978, we added an element of the show that gave it its heartbeat: the long distance dedication."
- Casey Kasem
(Related: Dedication, Statistics, Talk)

"I like the storytelling and reading the letters, the long-distance dedications. Anytime in radio that you can reach somebody on an emotional level, you're really connecting."
- Casey Kasum
(Related: Letters, Reading)

"The groups that have awarded them are all a little different. It's a little hard to single out any one for that, but I think the dedication of this building would have to go toward the top of the list."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Building, Dedication)

"I think that with a lot of hard work and dedication, I feel that I could be the best in the world. I'm still only 35 years old... I have a fresh start physically and mentally, and I feel that I can achieve my goal to be the best again."
- Mario Lemieux
(Related: Work, Goal, Dedication, Hard work, Old, World, Years)

"Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Life, Work, Sacrifice, Perseverance, Authority, Dedication, Football, Hard work, Respect, Self)

"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Success, Work, Determination, Dedication, Hard work, Job)

"I admire Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman for their sheer dedication to their craft."
- Lavrenti Lopes
(Related: Dedication)

"There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life."
- Pete Maravich
(Related: Life, Goals, Dedication, Focus, Nothing, Wrong)

"I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued success and perseverance. We are grateful for their contributions to society and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed. May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service, both at home and abroad."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Home, Peace, Society, Success, Perseverance, Dedication, May, Service)

"In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this."
- Willie Mays
(Related: Work, Criticism, Dedication, Order)

"Teachers are out there with a very difficult job, which they pursue with tireless dedication."
- Chi McBride
(Related: Dedication, Job, Teachers)

"Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does."
- Walter Murch
(Related: Art, Dedication, Film, Now, Persistence)

"The dedication of the United States Air Force, Special Forces, and others involved in the mission to tracking down terrorists can not be matched. We express our gratitude to these men and women who defend the freedom America represents."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Men, Women, Gratitude, America, Dedication, Force, Freedom, Mission, states, United)

"And, you know, you try and preach to them there's more to this game than just walking up to home plate, swinging the bat, fielding a ground ball. There's some dedication in it, some love you've got to put into this work."
- Eddie Murray
(Related: Home, Love, Work, Dedication, Walking)

"He had a lot of talent, but didn't have much dedication, wasn't organized, didn't know how to learn, didn't know how to comprehend what he was doing, didn't try to learn how to get better."
- Jack Nicklaus
(Related: Talent, Dedication)

"Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals."
- Ann Oakley
(Related: Mother, Development, Being, Children, Dedication, Housewife, Interest, May)

"Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Concern, Dedication, Democracy, Force, Law)

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Dreams, Determination, Dedication, Effort, Order, Reality, Self)

"My secret? A desire to work, years of dedication and loving what you do; I can't live without music."
- Compay Segundo
(Related: Music, Work, Dedication, Desire, Years)

"I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Work, Competence, Dedication, Idols)

"The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind."
- Li Ka Shing
(Related: Men, Country, Dedication, Future, Gain, Humanity, Integrity, Lies, Mankind, May, Passion)

"Through persistent dedication, Susan B. Anthony, and other remarkable leaders, women were finally granted the right to vote in 1920."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Women, Dedication, Leaders, Remarkable, Right, Vote)

"Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation."
- Margaret Chase Smith
(Related: People, Dedication, Job, Nation, Public, Service)

"Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Work, Confidence, Dedication, Years)

"Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Work, Confidence, Dedication, Result, Years)

"I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Dedication, Literature, Man, Writer)

"Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Patriotism, Dedication, Emotion)

"Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime."
- Adlai Stevenson
(Related: Patriotism, Dedication, Emotion)

"The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance, to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Performance, Dedication, Necessity)

"I discovered that Robert Todd Lincoln was there for each of the first three assassinations. I wanted to write about the Lincoln Memorial, so when I found out he had attended its dedication, that helped focus it further."
- Sarah Vowell
(Related: Dedication, First, Focus)

"What I had to prove was that I had a dedication and a desire and a passion to do the work and everything else would fall in place because I have a vision that I want to portray and it did and I do it. I don't sell anything."
- Kim Weston
(Related: Work, Vision, Dedication, Desire, Passion, Want)

"But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity."
- Niklaus Wirth
(Related: Work, Quality, Dedication, Enjoyment, Luxury, Necessity, Perfection, Profession, Satisfaction)

"The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Men, Peace, Belief, Greatness, Ability, Beliefs, Cooperation, Dedication, Dignity, Humanity, Living, Symbol, Trade, World)

"My brother Larry. He taught me how hard work and dedication to the game was the only way to make it. He's taken care of all my business activities for me and my family for many years, and I thank him for that."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Business, Family, Work, Brother, Care, Dedication, Hard work, Years)