As you sow, so shall you reap.
We cannot stand by and simply wait for a plant to bear fruit. We have to care for and nurture the plant first. Likewise, success requires both hard work and perseverance. Remember the proverb, “As you sow, so shall you reap.” If you work hard now, you will enjoy the fruit of your labor in the future.
Knowledge is power.
One thing that puts man above animals is intelligence. Intelligence comes from knowledge. Thus, the more knowledgeable we become, the more power we will have. As the saying goes, “Knowledge is power.”
Self-trust is the first secret of success.
Success does not come easily. There are many factors which contribute to a person’s success, the most important of which is confidence. If you don’t have confidence in yourself, you’ll get nowhere in life. That is why people say, “Self-trust is the first secret of success.”
Rome was not built in a day.
Nothing will be achieved when things are done in haste. Haste makes waste. It is important, therefore, to do things step by step. Remember the saying, “Rome was not built in a day.”
There are no gains without pains.
You cannot succeed without hard work. No great thing is achieved easily without sweat and toil. As the saying goes, “There are no gains without pains.”
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Emerson once wrote, “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.” By that he meant that we need to look on the bright side of life and feel happy every day. This way, we will find life meaningful and enjoyable.
Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
When faced with a task that seems impossible to complete or an obstacle that seems impossible to overcome, we should have determination. If we are determined, we will eventually find a way to complete the task or overcome the obstacle. As the saying goes, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”
All’s well that ends well.
As long as the outcome is good, it doesn’t matter how many mistakes one has made because the end result is what really matters. As they say, “All’s well that ends well.”