Thanks to alceptress for nominating me for the three-day quote challenge!
In my early teens, I worshiped a manga called The Prince of Tennis. As an avid tennis player myself, I appreciated the characters’ tenacity as well as their humorous twists on regular tennis shots. One of my all-time favorite quotes comes from the series’s author and illustrator, Takeshi Konomi:
“What’s worthwhile is never easy.”
This applies to anything — from sports to writing to whatever your passion may be. There are no shortcuts; we have to put in the work.