Success Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats. Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.Who knows, the mind has the key to all things besides.To be ignorant of one’s ignorance is the malady of the ignorant.A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.Our ideals are our better selves.