Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Whoever I am and whatever I am doing, some kind excellence is within my reach. One cannot govern with buts. In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high. Once you make the fundamental choice to be the predominant creative force in your life, any approach you choose to take for your own growth and development can work, and you are especially attracted to those approaches which will work particularly well for you. He who has begun his task has half done it. Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better off than those who try to do nothing and succeed.
Believing is one thing, doing another. Many talk like the sea but their lives are stagnant marshes. Others raise their heads above the mountain tops, while their souls cling to the dark walls of caves The way to be safe is never to be secure. The man who is waiting for something to turn up might start on his shirt sleeves. You cannot pick cherries with your back to the tree. Men who try to do something and fail are infinitely better off than those who try to do nothing and succeed. Argue for your limitations, and sure enough, they are yours.