You can't look forward and backward at the same time.
There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
We need to dream big dreams, propose grandiose means if we are to recapture the excitement, the vibrancy, and pride we once had.
Courage is one step ahead of fear.
I've learned over a period of years there are setbacks when you come up against the immovable object sometimes the object doesn't move.