Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.