Today's better. I'm immersed in Shakespeare comedies and - for the first time - appreciating them rather than being disappointed by the lack of hilarious punchlines, which weren't the point then.
Will was, as you hopefully know, quite bright. He had this to say about failure:
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.Lucio, Measure for Measure 1.4.