When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. – Peter Marshall

Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject. – Thomas Mann

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. – Charles F. Kettering

Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up. – Dean Karnazes

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. – James A. Minchner

The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it. – J.M. Barrie

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

The first step to becoming is to will it. – Mother Teresa

The first step to getting somewhere is to decide you are not going to stay where you are.
J.P. Morgan

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe in them and try to follow where they lead. – Louisa May Alcott

I can rest only for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for my long walk is not yet ended. – Nelson Mandela

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way! – Theodor Seuss Geisel

Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them. – Orison Swett Marden

All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today. – Indian proverb