History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
B. C. Forbes quotes
Bertie Charles Forbes – architect of career "Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Except to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing.’’ ~Bertie Charles Forbes
Ben Ferencz – courage "People get discouraged. They should remember, from me, it takes courage not to be discouraged.” ~Ben Ferencz, a son of Romanian Jewish immigrants who found refuge in the United States