70%-I think I can.
50%-I think I might.
40%-What is it?
30%-I wish I could.
20%-I don’t know how.
“The secret of success is consistency of purpose.”
“Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts.”
“To bear up under loss;
To fight the bitterness of defeat and the weakness of grief;
To be victor over anger;
To smile when tears are close;
To resist disease and evil men and base instincts;
To hate hate and to love love;
To go on when it would seem good to die;
To look up with unquenchable faith in something ever more about to be.
That is what any man can do, and be great.”
“Throw away all ambition beyond that of doing the day’s work well. The travelers on the road to success live in the present, heedless of taking thought for the morrow. Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day’s work absorb your entire energies …”
“There are parts of a ship which taken by themselves would sink. The engine would sink. The propeller would sink. But when the parts of a ship are built together, they float. So with the events of my life. Some have been tragic. Some have been happy. But when they are built together, they form a craft that floats and is going someplace. And I am comforted.”