“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge
They say it’s not how good you are, but how good you want to be.
They say it’s all about will power.
When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try one more time.”
Hope. Man’s greatest strength and biggest weakness.
People used to believe in the power of intelligence when it came to success in life. IQ was believed to be the determinant factor in the quality of one’s life. Then it kind of changed. Emotional intelligence was found to be more important.
Recently, though, we are beginning to understand that hope is what truly makes the difference.