I am so glad; I had the opportunity to study at University of Jena, the city of light.
I’ve decided the act that cannot wait / is the important will to create / But, ah, if my belly is ignored / the pantry door I shall implore / But I’ve been known to reach the bed / ideas still famished in my head.
People won’t respect you until you achieve the respectable goals.
You can shine wherever you are.
The obstacles were intended to be a distraction from the goal.
You must keep a persistence focus to realise the goal.
The piercing fanfare of the brass against the brutal boom and rattle of the drums surged through the air. At the head of the Ferris band marched the drum majorette. A crimson and white shako crowned her long dark hair which flew out behind her and across her radiant face flushed with excitement. Her blue eyes flashed and her smile registered triumph at having been chosen.
Ambition is all very well, my lad, but you must cloak it.
Relax. If you push yourself you won’t get far.
I thrice presented him a kingly crown. Which he did thrice refuse. Was this ambition?
Ambition should be made from sterner stuff.