*Don’t expect an atheist or unbeliever to praise you for an act of faith. A monkey would more easily understand calculus than such people would grasp what you’re doing.
*It is one thing to have ambition, quite another to have the will to do the hard work necessary to succeed. Too many lack the latter, and will lie and cheat to avoid any real effort.
It is difficult to overcome one’s passions, and impossible to satisfy them.
Mauguerite de La Sabliere