All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations, if they are accepted.
The great thing and the hard thing is to stick to thing when you have outlived the first interest and not yet the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
The hard thing is to stick to things when you have outlived the first interest, and not yet got the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
There ought to be so many who are excellent, there are so few.
To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same thing.
You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom.