It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.
Sir Winston Churchill
Kites rise highest against the wind-not with it.
William Frederick Book
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Norman Vincent Peale
Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.