A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.
Roy T. Bennett
A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmareto the jeweled vision of a life started anew.
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
What is grander than a country and more valuable than gold? Strength of heart.
Cornelius Elmore Addison
Don't change your mind just because people are offended; change your mind if you're wrong.
The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.
In order to share one's true brilliance one initially has to risk looking like a fool: genius is like a wheel that spins so fast, it at first glance appears to be sitting still.
Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.
Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.
When emerging from humble beginnings, those around you tend to underestimate your authenticity because they knew you before you were 'somebody'.
The writer's curse is that even in solitude, no matter its duration, he never grows lonely or bored.
When things go wrong, don't go with them.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.
The only guarantee for failure is to stop trying
John C. Maxwell
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.
So since I'm still here livin',I guess I will live on.I could've died for love--But for livin' I was born.
There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.
Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.
I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.
Madeleine K. Albright
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.
Mary Anne Radmacher
If you can quit, then quit. If you can't quit, you're a writer.
Even in the mud and scum of things, something always, always sings.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.
It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.
What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Thomas A. Edison
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