“The difference between success and failure is patience and persistence.”
Although some of us are blessed to be born with extraordinary talents in some area, until you learn to hone those skills; you will most likely fail far more than succeed. Albert Einstein spent years developing his intellect; even with the remarkable brain he possessed, while Michael Jordan also spent thousands of hours in the gym, working on his game to rise to the heights that he hit in the Association. As Jordan got older and his physical skills waned; he was smart enough and had enough knowledge of the game to adapt his style of play.
It is a sad thing to witness, when greats in any field lose their edge far too early, when it is due to internal demons that cause an individual to self-destruct, we as a society shake our collective heads and utter what a shame, that talent wasted by someone who allowed events to steer them off course. How ever, it is truly a sin when someone who does everythin...