Monday, August 20, 2012

Quote of the Week

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We find our energies are actually cramped when we are overanxious to succeed.  - Michel de Montaigne

The pressure we put on ourselves to succeed creates anxiety, which in turn hampers our abilities.  Success is achieved not only with hard work and perseverance, but with patience. Let us be patient with ourselves and success will follow.


  1. That is very true. A bit like the old saying "Slow and steady won the race"

  2. Babs- Yeah, like the tortoise and the hare. You get all wound up and run out of steam early in the game.


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