All quotes and yummies from the teacher Nikola Tesla:
Every effort under compulsion demands a sacrifice of energy. I never paid such a price.
A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results.
This work somehow awakened my dormant powers of will and I began to practice self-control. At first my resolutions faded like snow in April, but in a little while I conquered my weakness and felt a pleasure I never knew before -- that of doing as I willed.
But instinct is something which transcends knowledge. We have, undoubtedly, certain finer fibers that enable us to perceive truths when logical deduction, or any other willful effort of the brain, is futile.
I am credited with being one of the hardest workers and perhaps I am, if thought is the equivalent of labour, for I have devoted to it almost all of my waking hours. But if work is interpreted to be a definite performance in a specified time according to a rigid rule, then I may be the worst of idlers.
My belief is firm in a law of compensation. The true rewards are ever in proportion to the labour and sacrifices made.
When natural inclination develops into a passionate desire, one advances towards his goal in seven-league boots.
The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power.