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“The right to happiness is fundamental.”
“No one can arrive from being talented alone. God gives talent, work transforms talent into genius.”
“It is useless to dabble in beauty. One must be utterly devoted to beauty, with every nerve of the body.”
“As is the case in all branches of art, success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by dint of hard work.”
“To strive tirelessly and at all times to reach one's goal — therein lies the secret of success.”
“To tend, unfailingly, unflinchingly, towards a goal, is the secret of success.”
“When, a small child, ... I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong. Happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away.”
Anna Pavlova, Russian prima ballerina
(1881 - 1931)
Born: Anna Pavolvna.