"Natural talent, no matter how great, can't make up for a lack of basic knowledge and skills- but solid basics, combined with real desire and commitment, can make any rider a good rider." -Anne Kursinski
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent." -Calvin Coolidge
"All things are difficult before they are easy." -Unknown
"Some succeed because they were destined to, but most succeed because they were determined to." -Unknown
"The harder you work, the luckier you get." -Gary Player
"Quit now and you'll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there." -Dick Obenauf
"The secret of doing anything well is practice, especially when dealing with animals." -Helen Crabtree
"Remember that just the moment you say 'I give up', someone else seeing the same situation is saying 'My what a wonderful opportunity'." -H. Jackson Brown Jr.