In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins – not through strength, but through persistence.
The major credit I think Jim and I deserve … is for selecting the right problem and sticking to it. It’s true that by blundering about we stumbled on gold, but the fact remains that we were looking for gold.
A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a doer!
My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match.
However down I am, I fight until the last ball.
My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many
so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.