Those who might be tempted to give way

Those who might be tempted to give way to despair should realize that nothing accomplished in this order can ever be lost, that confusion, error and darkness can win the day only apparently and in a purely ephemeral way, that all partial and transitory disequilibrium must perforce contribute towards the greater equilibrium of the whole, and that nothing can ultimately prevail against the power of truth.
— Ren? Gu?non, The Crisis of the Modern World

Sometimes I feel proud of myself, not because

Sometimes I feel proud of myself, not because of any success I?ve achieved, but because I?m aware of all the difficulties that I have suffered or went through.

I?m an eyewitness at all the fear, weakness, frustration, failure, depression, refraction and bad luck moments that I?ve been through alone and which affected significantly but never was able to beat me for so long.

This is why I?m proud, because I?m here now stronger that yesterday, I’m still able to stand and continue on my way, still following up my dreams, still trying my best to build better future for me and my family and I will never ever give up!
— Shadi Kamal Kandil

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