If the first words fail, ten thousand will then not avail.
To know the road ahead, ask those returning.
Determination tempers the sword of your charater.
If something you say doesn't work the first time, it won't work the next. This applied to my life when my friend at school was crying. I told him one thing and he was still sad, so afterwords I kept my peace. Then all of my friends around me started to bother him. He got pretty annoyed after they repeated the same thing over again about the tenth time.
Trying to go on a journey without knowing the path is a great hardship. If somebody knows how to do something you can't, just ask. This could apply to me one time when I was trying to make a cake for my dad and barely knew anything about cakes, but refused to get help from my mom. It tasted terrible.
Something you want to do you'll do better than something you loathe or don't feel like doing So many situations in my life are like this. I remember one time I was determined to beat Peter at Field Day and get more medals than him because he was completely bragging. When I got super tired, I kept running because I wanted to prove to everyone that I'm not just a little girl, that I could do so much more. And get more medals than Peter :D. I succeeded,