When a storm comes, bamboo bends. It doesn’t break.
Education is a choice. We don’t become educated by watching television, and we don’t learn a whole lot having similar conversations with the same, safe people day after day. Our education comes from pushing up against boundaries, from taking risks that may seem at first to be overwhelming, and by persevering past the first disappointments...
Love, endure, persist… Everything will return to you, innocent fool!
While persistence offers no guarantees, it does give ‘luck’ a chance to operate.
The rewrites are a struggle right now. Sometimes I wish writing a book could just be easy for me at last. But when I think about it practically, I am glad it’s a struggle. I am (as usual) attempting to write a book that’s too hard for me. I’m telling a story I’m not smart...
When I have tried and failed, I shall have failed.
Success is like sausage, you’d be surprised what goes into it.
This path was not that of my conscious choosing. But after persistent subconscious confrontation, I have finally embraced what is, ‘souly’ for me…and I am thankful, when called upon, to be able to share and give to those who seek their own way of the path.
Unless God has raised you up for this very thing, you will be worn out by the opposition of men and devils. But if God be for you, who can be against you? Are all of them together stronger than God? O be not weary of well doing!
Whatever you do in your life, always go the distance.
God’s divine power is mighty upon us to do good works.
One mistake does not have to rule a person’s entire life.
We ain’t giving up,” I said. “We done gone this far.
If you wish to be out front, then act as if you were behind.
I have never seen a heavyweight champion apologize for a knockout
Those 10000 days in prison, but this never made Nelson Mandela to leave what he was doing. He loved what he did and he would repeat to again if he had been arrested again and imprisoned again! He has his bigger picture in view!
I don’t stop when I am tired, I stop when I am done
It is not the best for us to lay embago on the industries that produce temptations. What we need to do is to compete, overcome and dominate the market with the products of our endurance. No battles we face, no crown will we win. No temptations exist, no conquerors are known.
If I did not believe in life, if I were to lose faith in the woman I love, if I were to lose faith in the order of things, even if I were to become convinced, on the contrary, that everything is a disorderly, damned, and perhaps devilish chaos, if I were struck even by...
My trash can got stolen five times. Finally the owner just let me have it.
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that persistence and patience something worthwhile...