Some people do spring cleaning. I do new year cleaning.
I go to the depths of the drawers, cupboards, closets, and handbags and throw away ruthlessly. OK, I'm not exactly as ruthless as my mother but nearly.
In the depth of one of my drawers I found a stack of clippings that I used to carry around with me in my handbag. In order to reduce the extravagant weight of my handbag I had taken out things that weren't essential. I think I need to put this one small piece of paper back in my handbag.
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 derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "Press On" has solves and always will solve the problems of the human race.