Commercial real estate, investment real estate, real estate and business in general can be very trying at times.  An area that may help to improve your attitude and your mental psych is to latch on to a few quotes.  They could keep your enthusiasm up, provide momentum to get through a crisis, add a little humor to a difficult situation, use to close the next deal and/orprovide an appropriate resolution to a difficult business issue. . After all, history has shown that many have gone through worse battles than we may be experiencing and they found a way to be positive and have the will and perseverance to continue forward and eventually achieve success.

Attached are a few quotes  that may assist you in maintaining a positive attitude and provide the will to continue forward – just like the individual making the quote. Many are athletes.  Many are entrepreneurs.  Many are army generals.  Many are businessmen.  Many are politicians.  They all seem to have some relevance to success in some way. 

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination” ~ Tommy Lasorda

“True champions aren’t always the ones that win, but those with the most guts.” ~ Mia Hamm

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.” ~ Venus Williams
“One important key to success self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” ~ Arthur Ashe

“I just try to concentrate on concentrating.” ~ Martina Navratilova

“If you have confidence, you have patience. Confidence, that is everything.” ~ Ilie Nastase

“Just go out there and do what you’ve got to do” ~ Martina Navratilova

“I have learnt to be even more patient.” ~ Roger Federer

“Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.” ~ Stan Smith
“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” ~ Babe Ruth

“A smile is a curve that can straighten out a lot of problems” ~ Ana Ivanovic

“A champion does not settle for that day’s practice, competition, performance. They are always striving to be better.” Briana Scurry

“I haven’t always done a good job, & I haven’t always been successful – but I know that I have tried” ~ G. Steinbrenner

“I never look back, I look forward.” ~ Steffi Graf

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~ Michael Jordan

“It ain’t over till its over” ~ Yogi Berra

“I think it’s the mark of a good player to be confident in tough situations.” ~ John McEnroe

“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.” ~ Yogi Berra

“The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.” ~ Phil Mickelson

“Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.” ~ Jack Nicklaus
“You can have everything in life that you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want” ~ Zig Ziglar

“Admit no failings. Think positive. Stay in the present. Keep telling yourself: I’m a great player” ~ Mark Calcavecchia

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” ~ Kobe Bryant

“The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground” ~ Author Unknown
“Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You just set yourself on fire.” – Reggie Leach

“Ingenuity plus courage plus work equals miracles” ~ Bob Richards

“If you plan to win as I do, the game never ends” ~ Stan Mikita

“Every business and every product has risks. You can’t get around it” ~ Lee Iacocca

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” ~ John Quincy Adams

“If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.” Warren Buffett

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

“Pessimism never won any battle” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable” ~ Dwight Eisenhower

“Success comes from knowing thay you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming” ~ John Wooden

“Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” ~ John Wooden

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~ Walt Disney

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” ~ Mario Andretti

“If you can dream it, you can do it” ~ Walt Disney

“I failed my way to #success ” ~ Thomas Edison

“Sit, walk, or run, but don’t wobble.” ~ Zen proverb

“Swipe from the best, then adapt” ~ Tom Peters

“There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear” ~ George S. Patton

“Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.” ~ General Douglas MacArthur

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.” ~ General George Patton

“It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.” ~ Louis Pasteur

“Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.” ~ General Omar Bradley

“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.” ~ General George S. Patton

“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible & inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win” ~ John Paul Jones

“Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death” ~ Omar Bradley

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly…the only thing to do was keep swinging.”~Hank Aaron

“If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right” ~ Henry Ford
“You can’t inspire people if you are going to be uninspiring” ~ Robert Reich

“The only security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience & ability” ~ Henry Ford

“I forgot to shake hands and be friendly. It was an important lesson about leadership” ~ Lee Iaccoca

“I had to pick myself up & get on with it, do it all over again, only even better this time.”~ Sam Walton

“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down” ~ Sam Walton
“High expectations are the key to eveything” ~ Sam Walton

“We at Chrysler borrow money the old-fashioned way. We pay it back” ~ Lee Iaccoca

Success connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but don’t quit -Conrad.Hilton

“Paralyze resistance with persistence” ~ Woody Hayes

“I’ve always made a total effort…I never quit trying. I never felt that that I didn’t have a chance to win” ~ Arnold Palmer
“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” ~ William Ward

Hope a few of these quotes can assist you in a positive attitude and future success!