Heights by great men reached and kept

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”       — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   I have known and believed in this quote ever since I came across this in 1990. But now when I look back, after about three decades, and think about lives of some people, I feel like questioning my belief. I don’t know whether this thought is a passing phase or is it going to nag me for a long time. Only time will tell…