The Duke of Wellington on preparing for life’s challenges. | 78/100

The Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton.

-Arthur Wellesley

Unless we’re ready, when the time comes to strike, it’ll all be in vain.

So even if you feel lost, if you have no idea where the next opportunity lays, or how you’re going to make something of yourself – you must keep learning.

Arthur Wellesley (The Duke of Wellington) knew that every book you read, ever skill you learn – it all counts. He built the foundation of his military expertise in the rough and tumble of his school days.

Where will you build yours?

Work. Learn. Read. Study. Keep going.

And when you face your Napoleon… You’ll know what to do.

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