Plodding wins the race.
The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand.
NASA is plodding along doing what it's been doing for decades, ... Astronauts have been flying up there for 17-18 years, and it's hard to see what they've accomplished.
We see ourselves as the monitor of the transformation. We will be plodding observers and supporters who will be open, public and transparent. We will identify uncomfortable things, and we will do it with respect and honor for those who are caught up in the process.
He's such an insignificant player on the national stage, a plodding speech praising JFK and discovering tax cuts won't do much to enhance his stature.
I was comfortable out there today. I kept plodding along the golf course. I think this validates all the hard work.