You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Life is not a problem to be solved,
but a reality to be experienced.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
Life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them―that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
I made a resolve then that I was going to amount to something if I could. And no hours, nor amount of labor, nor amount of money would deter me from giving the best that there was in me.
Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.