You're alive. Do something. The directive in life, the moral imperative was so uncomplicated. It could be expressed in single words, not complete sentences. It sounded like this: Look. Listen. Choose. Act.
William Frederick Halsey, Jr.
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.
Joshua J. Marine
Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy.
Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
Never leave that 'till tomorrow which you can do today.
Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it
will never begin.
William Ellery Channing
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.
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