Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.
The days you work are the best days.
Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.
It was wrong. But it was worth it.
—Ann Brashares in My Name Is Memory
I should love to satisfy all, if I possibly can; but in trying to satisfy all, I may be able to satisfy none. I have, therefore, arrived at the conclusion that the best course is to satisfy one's own conscience and leave the world to form its own judgment, favorable or otherwise.
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
Sometimes when you like where you end up, you don't care how you got there.
—Tayari Jones in An American Marriage
There's no sense of satisfaction in something you didn't do anything to achieve.
—Mia Sheridan in Becoming Calder