Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.