Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. For more quotes and inspirations: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/successful-people-are-not-gifted-they-just-work-hard-then.html?ref=ppt10
I am self-propelled; fueled from within. I appreciate people’s opinions, but I’m not attached to them. I learned a long time ago that if I give them the power to feed me, I also give them the power to starve me. - Steve Maraboli
The path we are choosing now is the path we could still be walking in the future. If you don't like this path you can turn around and take another on. Just as long as you are heading in the right direction.