The most valuable ideas for personal growth require a lifetime of study and effort to implement them. Mastering these ideas requires tremendous patience and perseverance.
Today, try increasing your level of patience and perseverance. When you encounter a frustrating situation, look at it as another opportunity to increase your patience and perseverance. These two qualities will enable you to reach your goals and to master the emotional states that will greatly enhance your life.
Write out the words "Patience and Perseverance," and put them in a place where you will see them throughout the day.
17 Quotes On Living, Being, and Doing
"Fall seven times; stand up eight." – Japanese proverb
"You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you." – Joseph Campbell
"The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now." – Chinese Proverb
"You must be the change you want to see in the world." – Gandhi
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." – Theodore Roosevelt
"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." – Jimmy Dean
"All is flux, nothing stays still." – Heraclitus
"For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else." – Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness." – Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day." – James Joyce
"I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better." – Plutarch
"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for." – Epicurus
"Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else" – Judy Garland
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." – Anne Frank
"The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven" – John Milton
"Try not to become a man of success but a man of value." – Albert Einstein
"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet." – James Oppenheim
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