If the naysayers told you to give up, you wouldn't.
So why give up because they might?
The moment you begin to assume you will always be at the top
is the moment your descent begins
We are all shy and insecure.
It's just that some believe the best defence is a strong offence (or strong smokescreen)
"Better a painful ending
than a pain without end"
Impulse gets you started.
Patience and stamina keep you going.
The rot starts at the top
Listening to Paul Simon's Graceland
It's easy to confuse
ignorance with insolence