Even though the family shield says “unalterable” I think they may have made a mistake. The word they should have put there is “tenacious.” Stubbornness and the refusal to quit are traits heading down from both sides, so I figured I would focus on those for this week’s Philosophy.
“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” ~ James A. Michener
“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~ Louis Pasteur
“Tenacity is when you follow your heart, when the whole world is screaming to get back in your head.” ~ Sonia Choquette
“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews
“You go on. You set one foot in front of the other, and if a thin voice cries out, somewhere behind you, you pretend not to hear, and keep going.” ~ Geraldine Brooks
Blessings to you all.