(It’s easier for investors and bosses to spend time and money going after a proven market, even though proven markets are the hardest to break into.)
If you don’t laugh reading this book I’ll eat my pocket protector. Wait, did I just admit I had a pocket protector?
Don Ricardo wanted a successor worthy of himself. Jorge would always be cocooned in the privileges of his class, hiding from his mediocrity in creature comforts. Penelope, the beautiful Penelope, was a woman, and therefore a treasure, not a treasurer. Julian, who had the soul of a poet, and therefore the soul of a murderer, fulfilled all the requirements. It was only a question of time.
Almost overnight, Albert Pinkham had gone from being barely able to keep his head above water to walking on the stuff.
What would you choose if you knew you couldn’t fail?
Through challenge and difficulty, we learn to see life differently than before.
I think everyone fails, but there are so many kinds of failure.
The person who stops studying merely because he or she has finished school is forever hopelessly doomed to mediocrity, no matter what that person’s calling. The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.
You’re frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have yet to sow the seeds.
Unswerving devotion to your goals is success.