Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
The only way to get back on track is to come up with another plan. I’ve failed more times than I can count. But you can’t let failure freeze you in place and stop you from pursuing your dreams.
I think every working mom probably feels the same thing: You go through big chunks of time where you’re just thinking, ‘This is impossible—oh, this is impossible.’ And then you just keep going and keep going, and you sort of do the impossible.
Resistance is not necessarily a sign you are going in the wrong direction; it is often a sign that you are moving forward.
A river cuts through rock not because of its power, but its persistence.
A woman is like a tea bag: You can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
It is not failure that stops most people, but rather the belief that failure is permanent. Failure is nothing more than a storm in the weather forecast for the week—it comes and it goes, and it waters next season’s yield because it teaches us where we can improve.
If you can't fly, then run; if you can't run, then walk...if you can't walk, then crawl--whatever you do, keep moving forward.
What's the point of doing anything if it's easy? It's so much more valuable when a challenge has to be overcome.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.