Take responsibility for all that you are and all that you can be.
Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound. Rebuild those plans and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it. N
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If were frantic, life will be frantic. If were peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace. Our internal state determines our experience of our lives; our experiences do not determine our internal state.