Defeat—I do not recognise the meaning of the word!
Ralph: Is there any way I could go with you to get one of those medals?
Ralph: Does that mean maybe?
Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.
When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening anymore.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.