“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.”
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.”
“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don’t believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in this world
are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want.
And if they can’t, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw
“People who say it cannot be done
should not interrupt those who are doing it.”
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
“You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.”
“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.”
“It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about. What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.”
“If you don’t know where you are going,
you’ll end up someplace else.”