“I will persist until I succeed. I was not delivered into this world into defeat, nor does failure course in my veins. I am not a sheep waiting to be prodded by my shepherd. I am a lion and I refuse to talk, to walk, to sleep with the sheep. The slaughterhouse of failure is not my destiny. I will persist until I succeed.” ― Og Mandino, The Greatest Salesman In The World
Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle. One of our librarians had this to say about Stillness Speaks: "This book is an experience which is hard to describe. Read it." From the author of The Power of Now, here's another great book about Tolle's philosophies, life view, and the nature of enlightenment.