To love is to admire with the heart: to admire is to love with the mind. You have to believe in yourself. Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero. (Seize the day and put as little trust as you can in the morrow.) I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness or abilities that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a mans foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher. With our thoughts we make the world. The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them, to the impossible. Continue reading
Better get a stiff neck from aiming too high than a hunch from aiming too low. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. One cannot govern with buts. You cannot pick cherries with your back to the tree. You do not have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things, to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.