Being defeated is only a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
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As you start your journey, the first thing you should do is throw away that store-bought map and begin to draw your own.
There is no need to be afraid of having faults, because knowing we have them can help us to improve.
At 25, I was in the audience of my first professional speaker, Bob Bales. His presentation got my attention. I had never seen anyone having so much fun ‘at work’ and getting paid for it!
People are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves. That is why they remain bound.
It was a feeling I had. People were taught how to think, we’re taught how to feel. We don’t know how to think for ourselves, [and] we don’t know how to feel for ourselves. People say Feel free,’ but they don’t really want us to feel free. I felt a freedom, first of all, doing something that everybody tells you not to do.
When I thought I couldn’t go on, I forced myself to keep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.