Fav Quote Friday | Body and Spirit: Try and Try Or How To Succeed At Any Endeavor

 "Press on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence."
~Ray Kroc

 The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. 
 ~William Faulkner

 The prizes of life are at the end of each journey, not near the beginning; 
 and it is not given to me to know how many steps are necessary in
 order to reach my goal. Failure I may still encounter at the thousandth step, 
yet success hides behind the next bend in the road. Never will I know
 how close it lies unless I turn the corner. 
~Og Mandino

There is no failure
in no longer trying. 
There is no defeat
from within,
no really insurmountable barrier,
 save our own inherent 
weakness of purpose.
~ Elbert Hubbard

May you find strength to persist,
and the courage to just keep going, 
with focused intent 
and clear purpose.
live beautifully, 


  1. Thanks for the encouraging words that all of us should heed. Between my wife's recent unexpected brain surgery and her lingering, unpleasant after effects, along with my own health problems (not nearly as bad as my wife's), we need to push forward to achieve our realistic but now somewhat limited goals.

  2. Hello MikeB, I am now back from travels to visit with my family, and am hoping things are improving for you both, even if it goes slowly. (as in the Falkner quote above!)
    Sending all best energies and healing wishes!Take care~

  3. Hi Stephanie. I hope you had a good time with the family. Things are slowly improving, but we have a way to go. And it could be worse, so we are thankful for what we have. Thanks for your kind wishes.

  4. Thanks - it was short but sweet! Am heartened to hear that things are improving. Wishes for healing and strength to you.