Life is still the greatest of games a man can play. But he must play to win in every minute of it, with every move on the board. Every time despair comes and whispers to him, he should put cotton-wool in his ears. Man was born to master--not to be mastered. Faith can fight despair, and win, too. Let him look upon his difficulties not as stumbling blocks to trip him up, but as things waiting to be conquered.
-- Notebooks Category 13: Human Experience > Chapter 1: Situation > # 368