“He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” ~ Charles F. Kettering
“It’s not up to you how you fall. Its up to you how far you let yourself fall and how long it takes you to get back up and stand on your own two feet.” ~ Sr. Tac Jeffrey Mitchell
“No matter what happens, win, lose, or draw, never forget that life goes on.” ~ Courtney Reum
“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ~ Conrad Hilton
“It’s usually the last ounce of effort that tips the scales of success.” ~ Rick Beneteau
“Nobody – but nobody – has ever become really proficient at golf without practice, without doing a lot of thinking and then hitting a lot of shots. It isn’t so much a lack of talent; it’s a lack of being able to repeat good shots consistently that frustrates most players. And the only answer to that is practice.” ~ Jack Nicklaus
“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” ~ Muhammad Ali
“If they can make penicillin out of mouldy bread, they can sure make something out of you.” ~ Muhammad Ali
your life is your life
don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission.
be on the watch.
there are ways out.
there is a light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness.
be on the watch.
the gods will offer you chances.
you can’t beat death
but you can beat death in life, sometimes.
and the more often you learn to do it,
the more light there will be.
your life is your life.
know it while you have it.
you are marvelous
the gods wait to delight
~ Charles Bukowski
“Don’t despair over what is still left to learn, but marvel at the progress you have made. Growth is a positive thing so keep on keeping on.” ~ Unknown
“Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.” ~ John Wooden
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” ~ Henry Ford
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” ~ Henry Ford