The comforting power of dumb determination.

Success is more linked to determination than genius. That's a relief. |

I am not even close to being a genius, but I do have deep mule-ish tendencies. (Stout, stiff hind legs, and an iron forehead.) I think I can aspire to dumb determination. 

Which is such a comfort.

Success usually has more to do with dumb determination than with genius. -- Joshua Prince-Ramus, as quoted in Making Ideas Happen.