The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life: decide what you want.
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated...it is finished when it surrenders.
There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere... There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals....
You can do what you think you can do and you cannot do what you think you cannot.
The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
Nothing happens by itself... it all will come your way, once you understand that you have to make it come your way, by your own exertions.
Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.
Jump into the middle of things, get your hands dirty, fall flat on your face, and then reach for the stars.
Somewhere there is a map of how it can be done.
You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement.
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is.
I came to realize that life lived to help others is the only one that matters and that it sis my duty ... This is my highest and best use as a human.
It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.
I'm still not that familiar with it. I'm more familiar with it than most people, but nowhere near as familiar with it as a genuine expert in the subject. I don't pretend to be a scientist. I'm the person who moderates the discussion between and among the scientists.