Meaning of Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel. :Napoleon Hill
Happiness is the highest form of self-respect. A person who allows himself to be happy shows his self-respect.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
I do want more. I am not content with being happy. I was not made for it. It is not my destiny. My destiny is the opposite.
There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.