To achieve success, ignore doubt; fame, ignore haters; greatness, ignore fear; and immortality, ignore hardship.

If you tend to a flower, it will bloom, no matter how many weeds surround it.

If roses were not special weeds would not envy them.

Learn from seeds; they don’t die when you throw dirt at them; they grow.

To avoid enemies, say nothing; to avoid critics, do nothing; to avoid haters, be nothing; but to avoid mediocrity, ignore all.

It is in vain to try and stop a star from rising, even with a ladder.

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