I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
— C.S. Lewis
Everyone who got to where they are had to begin where they were.
— Richard Paul Evans