Showing posts with label endurance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label endurance. Show all posts

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Thought for Today

"Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve."

~~~~~ Robert Burns

Monday, January 16, 2012

Thought for Today

"Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out – it's the grain of sand in your shoe."

~~~~~ Robert W. Service

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Thought for Today

"We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it."

~~~~~ John Newton

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Thought for Today

"When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it."

~~~~~ Jacob Riis