As a coach, my job is to teach plain and simple truths to student athletes trying to reach their greatest potential. The truth is that there are no secrets or magic formula for success. Success comes from having a great attitude, refusing to be discouraged, working your rear end off, being humble and full of gratitude, discipline, determination, and taking 100% responsibility for your results.
~ Cael Sanderson

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity:

Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.~ Dalai Lama