Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be looked for, it is a thing to be achieved.

They copied all they could follow, but they couldn't copy my mind, and I left 'em sweating and stealing, a year and a half behind.

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he tried and failed.

James Cook

Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.

Henry Hoskins

An impossibility does not disturb us until its accomplishment shows what fools we were.

Joseph Henry

The seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around us, but they only take root in minds well prepared to receive them.

The task is not so much to see what no one has yet seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about what everybody sees.

If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, you're right.


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