3 lessons to be learn from a Pencil.
1) Pain always sharpens you.
2) Everything you do leaves a mark.
3) What's inside you is useful, not what's outside.
“I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ~ Maya Angelou
“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” ~ Haruki Murakami