The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.
Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They are willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds.There is a very positive relationship between people’s ability to accomplish any task and the time they ar willing to spend on it.
To live in the presence of great truths and eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises him.
What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love . . . Give it the best there is in you . . . Seize your opportunities And be a member of the team. In no country but America, I believe, is it possible to fulfill all four of these requirements.
When I am dead, I hope it is said, ‘His sins were scarlet, but his books were read’.