Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. This is what hard work gets you, people aren't just born winners they spend every minute of the day working on their dreams and achieving excellence.
"You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say 'no' to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger 'yes' burning inside" - Stephen Covey
Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got a flat. So giving up on my goals for succeeding school and graduating will not be stopped by one setback.
Kateri opened her locker with a sigh, They are just shallow sad little people who have no meaning in their life and that’s why they want to bring me down to their level. Kateri reminded herself, And people can only bring you down if your above them.
Ten Things to Give Up in Exchange for Happiness Give up caring what other people think of you. Give up trying to please everyone. Give up participating in gossip. Let go of insecurity! Stop taking everything personally.