“If my mind could gain a firm footing, I would not make essays, I would make decisions; but it is always in apprenticeship and on trial.” -Michel de Montaigne
“If we want to achieve anything in this world, we have to get used to the idea that not everyone will like us.”
“Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.”
“When we are obsessed with the plan, we miss all the opportunities that exist off the plan.”
“History is all explained by geography.”
—Robert Penn Warren, novelist and poet (24 Apr 1905-1989) .
“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”
“Confidence is believing you’re good. Cockiness is believing you’re better than anyone else. Leaders need to be confident not cocky.”