"The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might of the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires."
"Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong."
"You will never be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life."
"I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties."
"Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish."
"The first time you accept 'good' is the last time you will see excellence." John Ulmo
We had talked about the possibility and it's ramifications for weeks as test after test failed to confirm or refute the diagnosis. But now we sat in my office crushed by the reality that it was true; John had ALS, Lou Gehrigs's disease. The insidious affliction strikes the muscular system of its victim, eventually draining the body of all strength to support even breathing and a beating heart.