There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it. ~Jane Smiley
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time
. I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. ~Diane Ackerman
. You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.