Baltasar Gracian: Your story
The only thing keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself about why you can't have it.
Baltasar Gracián y Morales, SJ (8 January 1601 - 6 December 1658), formerly Anglicized as Baltazar Gracian, was a Spanish Jesuit and baroque prose writer and philosopher. He was born in Belmonte, near Calatayud (Aragon). His proto-existentialist writings were lauded by Nietzsche and Schopenhauer.