“All experiences of life seem to prove that the impediments thrown in the way of human advancement may, for the most part, be overcome by steady good conduct, honest zeal, activity, perseverance and above all, by a determined resolution to surmount.” – Samuel Smiles
"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly." - Patrick Overton
One ship drives east and another drives west, With the selfsame winds that blow. 'Tis the set of the sails, and not the gales Which tells us the way to go. Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate, As we voyage along through life: 'Tis the set of the soul which decides its goal, And not the calm or the strife.
"If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time." - Marcel Proust