Even if your ambitions are huge, start slow, start small, build gradually, build smart.
What brings us to tears, will lead us to grace. Our pain is never wasted.
You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.
Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.
Every problem is a gift – without problems, we would not grow.
Start by doing one pushup. Start by drinking one cup of water. Start by paying toward one debt. Start by reading one page. Start by making one sale. Start by deleting one old contact. Start by walking one lap. Start by attending one event. Start by writing one paragraph. Start today. Repeat tomorrow.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe