Persiverance and Eventual Success

"The well-worn, easy path is the one usually leading to mediocrity. Take the more difficult, less traveled path or create your own. The greater the challenge, the greater the joy experienced in overcoming it." - David Scott

“Some fall into the flames and are consumed, other’s fly out victoriously, with their wings on fire, but forever transformed, purified and forged stronger by the experience.” - David Scott

“Some walks in life, you just have to take alone,” – David Scott

“It was when she walked alone, that she discovered her strength. It is hard to walk alone, but sometimes that is the walk that makes us the strongest.”

“Do not judge her, you have no idea the storms I have asked her to walk through.” – God

“Monsters are real, ghost are real, they live inside us and sometimes we allow them to win.” Steven king

“Some people are lost in the fires of life, others are forged by them.”

“They laugh at me because I am different, I laugh at them because they are all the same.” - Kurt Cobain

“You need a level of darkness, to see the stars.”

“She conquered her demons and wore her scars like wings. Love her but leave her wild.” - Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild

“What good are wings without the courage to fly? Sure she was afraid of heights but she was much more afraid of never flying.” - Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild

“From the moment I saw her I knew this one was worth the broken heart.” - Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild

“There’s too much risk in loving, the young boy said, ‘no,’ said the old man, there’s too much risk in not.” - Atticus Poetry, Love Her Wild

“Strength does not come from doing what you can do, it comes from overcoming what you first thought was impossible.”

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” - Albert Einstein

What is your passion… “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs

“Success isn’t the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.”

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”-Thomas J. Watson (IBM CEO)

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be brave enough to stand for what you believe in, even if it means you stand alone

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.” – Anthony Robbins

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

“Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” – Will Rogers

Just because the war is lost, it does not mean that you must be conqoured.

The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” –Thomas Edison

“Everything in life that is “worth achieving,” requires risk and should scare you just a little bit.” – David Scott

“Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” – Bill Bradley

“Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure.” - Aisha Tyler

“Success is sequential, not simultaneous. It is the last stoke of the pick ax that finally cracks the rock.” David Scott

“Adversity causes some to break, others to break records.” William A. Ward

“We have not crossed that subtle line from childhood to adulthood until we stop saying “It got lost” and instead say “I lost it.” - Sydney Harris

“The confident person admits to their mistakes, honoring them like hard fought battle scars; the cowardly must instead blame others, learning nothing but shame from their experience.” – David Scott

“You must not allow your long term goals and dreams to be derailed off track by short term defeats. A stumble can often prevent a fall.” – David Scott`

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

“Every path has a puddle.”

“Buried within every problem are the seeds of its own solution. Often it is not that the solution that cannot be seen, but that the problem is never first fully understood.” – David Scott

“The block of granite, that was an obstacle for the weak, becomes a stepping stone in the path of the strong.” Thomas Carlyle

“Only he who does nothing, makes no mistakes.” – French Proverb

"Everything is going to be difficult. In order to build muscle you have to first feel the burn." David Scott

“If you get tired along the way, rest don’t quit.”

“You could have grown cold, but you grew courageous instead. You could have given up, but you kept on going. You could have seen obstacles, but you called them adventures. You could have called them weeds, but instead you called them wildflower. You could have died a caterpillar, but you fought on to be a butterfly. You could have denied yourself goodness, but instead you chose to show yourself some self-love. You could have defined yourself by the dark days, but instead through them you realized your light.” - S.C. Lourie

“It is not where you start in life, but the direction in which you are heading that determines the outcome. Magnificent things grow from the insignificant. The small stream becomes the mighty ocean, the tiny pine nut becomes the towering pine tree. Inside each of us, lies vast and infinite potential, only waiting to be explored by that child within.” David Scott

“To reach our goals, we must first learn to focus. If you aim your arrow at two birds you will bring down none.” – David Scott

“When our talents meet perseverance, opportunity presents itself. The door of opportunity will not open unless you do a little pushing. The person that does nothing except wait for their ship to come in, has already missed the boat.” - David Scott

"The tragedy of many is not that they lose, but that they almost win." David Scott

"He that can not endure the bad, will not live to see the good." Yiddish Proverb

"Success is often just over the next horizon, People often don't fail, they just quit trying." - David Scott

“It is always easier to start well than to finish well. The tiny drops of rain, create holes in rock, not by brute force, but by soft perseverance.” David Scott

“Determination is the wind in our sails, pushing us onward, over and through the waves of fear and doubt.” David Scott

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

“Victory belongs to the most persevering” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Happiness is to be found along the way of our journey. Happiest is a person that still can find joy in the detours of life. If we wait only until the end of the journey to experience happiness, it is too late. When we eat a delicious meal, we savor each bite. We do not wait for the end of the meal, only when the last morsel is finished, to taste the joy of our feast.” David Scott

“The two hardest things in life to handle, are failure and success.”

“Happy the person that gets up every morning with enthusiasm and falls asleep with satisfaction in their heart.” David Scott

“Determination is the wind in our sails that pushes us onward, over and through the waves of fear and doubt.” David Scott

. “My biggest struggles have been my biggest teachers.” - Kathryn Budig