I am utterly convinced that Science and Peace will triumph over Ignorance and War, that nations will eventually unite not to destroy but to edify, and that the future will belong to those who have done the most for the sake of suffering humanity.
Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.
With humanity’s long proud history of standing firm against natural enemies, sometimes in the face of almost certain defeat and extinction, we would be cowardly and stupid to leave the field on the eve of our greatest potential victory.
Winning does not tempt that man. This is how he grows: by being defeated, decisively, by constantly greater beings.[Also known as:]The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.[Die Siege laden ihn nicht ein; Sein Wachstum ist: Der Tiefbesiegte Von immer Größerem zu sein.]
Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.