Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny
By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man’s, I mean.
– Mark Twain
You can’t connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
– Steve Jobs
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
– Thomas Carlyle
Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.
– Arthur Golden
Adversity and loss make a man wise
When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it. Kick that bitch in, smile and introduce yourself.
– Dwayne Johnson
The most effective way to do it, is to do it.
– Amelia Earhart
Obstacles can’t stop you, Problems can’t stop you, Most of all Other people can’t stop you. The only one who stops you is yourself.
Never mistake motion for action.
Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.
-Emily P Bissell
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.
– Vince Lombardi
My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general; if you become a monk, you’ll end up as the Pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
– Pablo Picasso
Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.
– William Menninger