Avoiding failure and pain is the same as avoiding life. Just as we pray for bliss and happiness, pray for strength to overcome suffering. You can't avoid pain, but you can become strong enough to face it.
What you think you'll feel, what you'll feel you'll believe. Think right, feel good and believe the best.
Knowledge doesn't define how smart you are. Your choices do.
We need to have strong education and soft punishment. Not the other way round.
The more you prepare to become the best, the less you need to prepare for the worst case scenario.
Having a starting point and a end goal isn't enough. You need to work on your path, that is, your method. If ever tried to answer a problem you didn't keep writing it down the same way. You keep modifying the method with your knowledge and experience to make the best out of it. Each …
Humans are not wholly driven by primitive desires. We are partly driven by principles. That's what set us apart from other species.
Run, walk, crawl; but never give up.
Every obstacle demands a new adaptation.