Accomplishment and success are often the result of commitment
and perseverance rather than skill or talent
--George Van Valkenburg
When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking. -Albert Einstein
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
Being beaten is often a temporary condition, giving up is what makes it permanent.
The philosophy of the rich versus the poor is this:
The rich invest their money and spend what is left;
the poor spend their money and invest what's left.
I am not sure I agree with this one:
“Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The crocheted blanket is mine. Each square takes about 40 minutes, and there's 70 squares. My Lil Sis is the proud owner. Last I heard, she locked it up, afraid to wear it coz it's beautiful and takes a lot of time to make. I have been telling her to enjoy it now and come what may. I don't know if she believed me.