“It’s not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the person who is in the arena.
Whose face is marred with dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly … who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly…”
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.”
“The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.”
// Eden Phillpotts
English author, poet and dramatist
1862 – 1960
“God will not have his work made manifest by cowards.”
// Ralph Waldo Emerson
American Philosopher, Essayist, Poet
1803 – 1882
“There are snakes that go months without eating. Then they finally catch something. But they are so hungry, they suffocate while they’re eating. One opportunity at a time.”
// Don Draper