I liked school, but I used to dread those moments when the teacher would call me up to give an oral report. I forced myself to deal with it and not dwell on the class in front of me - to keep a straight face, give the report and concentrate on getting it right. Thats normally how I perform. Thats how I am.
By: Steven Wright
Sometimes I had to spend a whole day mixing a boiling mass with a heavy iron rod nearly as large as myself. I would be broken with fatigue at the days end. Other days, on the contrary, the work would be a most minute and delicate fractional crystallization, in the effort to concentrate the radium.
By: Marie Curie
Strengths are not activities youre good at, theyre activities that strengthen you. A strength is an activity that before youre doing it you look forward to doing it; while youre doing it, time goes by quickly and you can concentrate; after youve done it, it seems to fulfill a need of yours.