Thursday, March 22, 2012

Courage & Willingness

It's Quote Week here on my blog, so make sure to check out earlier posts this week if you've missed any of them. Here's the quote for today:

"Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success."
-Alonzo Newton Benn

Success. We strive for it, and we can easily become a slave to it. Success isn't bad, but when we allow it to become our master, it can get unhealthy. However, I know it's also easy to feel like we aren't successful at the things that we want to be successful at. Sometimes, when it comes to success we forget that it involves a "willingness to keep everlasting at it". We try for a week, a few months, maybe a year, but it's really hard to keep at it if we don't see the results that we were hoping for. Sometimes, to be successful, we not only need the courage to start (it's scary to try something new!), but we don't the willingness to keep going at it, even when it seems impossible.

Do you have the courage & willingness needed to be successful at those things in which you want to be successful?


  1. Another good post. I like the fact that your posts are so short! I don't lose my concentration before finishing the whole thing!
    I have been research Tom Wooton's 'Bipolar In Order' course. Do you know anything about it?

  2. Thanks for your positive feedback, and for continuing to read and comment on my blog:) I actually haven't heard of the course before, so I can't give any feedback on that.