The Latin translation of “novem” is nine, for it was originally the ninth month on the Roman calendar.

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln, declared the last Thursday of November to be a National Day of Thanksgiving.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
– Newt Gingrich

Start by doing what’s necessary then do what’s possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

– Francis of Assisi

I attribute my success to this:
I never gave
or took any excuses.   

– Florence Nightingale

Hardships often prepare 
ordinary people
for an extraordinary destiny.

– C.S. Lewis

Success is not final,
failure is not fatal:
it is the courage
to continue that counts.      
– Winston Churchill

If you believe it will work out,
you’ll see opportunities.
If you believe it won’t,
you will see obstacles.
– Wayne Dyer