Persiverance and Eventual Success

“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