We can do whatever we wish to do provided our wish is strong enough. But the tremendous effort needed – one doesn’t always want to make it – does one? … But what else can be done? What’s the alternative? What do you want most to do? That’s what I have to keep asking myself, in the face of difficulties.
Topics: Perseverance, Commitment, Dedication, Motivation, Goals, Endurance, Resolve, Aspirations
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Topics: Courage, Risk, Truth, Risk-taking
When we can begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
Topics: Failures, Mistakes, Failure
To learn, to desire, to know, to feel, to think, to act. That is what I want. And nothing less.
There are in life as many aspects as attitudes towards it; and aspects change with attitudes… Could we change our attitude, we should not only see life differently, but life itself would come to be different. Life would undergo a change of appearance because we ourselves had undergone a change in attitude.
Topics: Attitude, Living, Life, Positive Attitudes, Optimism, Perception
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