You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. The man who is waiting for something to turn up might start on his shirt sleeves. That which does not kill us makes us stronger. The grass is not, in fact, always greener on the other side of the fence. No, not at all. Fences have nothing to do with it. The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be. When one door closes another opens. Expect that new door to reveal even greater wonders and glories and surprises. Feel yourself grow with every experience. And look for the reason for it Why not go out on a limb? That is where the fruit is If you have a lemon, make lemonade. If you are not afraid to face the music, you may someday lead the band.
Have no fear of perfection you will never reach it. Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no ones definition of your life, but define yourself. First we will be best, and then we will be first. Begin difficult things while they are easy. A thousand-mile journey begins with one step. It is better to light a small candle than to curse the darkness. Better get a stiff neck from aiming too high than a hunch from aiming too low.