“ There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them. ”
A hopeless man sees difficulties in every chance, but a hopeful person sees chances in every difficulty.
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).