Defeat is optional
"Being challenged in life is inevitable. Being defeated is optional" - Roger Crawford
Turn your life into a story
"If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become part of someone else's story" - Terry Pratchett
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living
Quote - No such thing as THE future
"There is no such thing as THE future as there are infinite futures for you to explore" - Andrew Vorster
"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens"
Not what ships are for
"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for" - John A Shedd
"To dream by night is to escape your life. To dream by day is to make it happen"
Pay It Forward
"If you can't pay it back, pay it forward" - Catherine Ryan Hyde
You hold the keys
"You hold the keys - don't wait to read the story of your future as history made by somebody else"
The Strength to Endure
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one"
Escaping old ideas
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones
Responsive to change
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change
Quote - Don't wait for tomorrow
"Don't wait for tomorrow, it may be one day too late" - unknown
"Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings from those around us"
Quote - Making mistakes
"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention, with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila" - Mitch Ratcliffe
Don't fear failure
"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve - the fear of failure"
Make a new ending
Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending
Do something you've never done
If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done
Working for it
"I didn't get there by wishing for it or hoping for it but by working for it" - Estee Lauder
Quote - different
"Don't be afraid of being different - be afraid of being the same as everyone else" - author unknown
Quote - Live your dream
"The first step to live your dream is to wake up" - Ali Ben Awadh
Leave a trail
Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Quote - Throw Stones
"We can choose to throw stones, or build with them"
"The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the visions, values and agenda of an entire generation that is to come"
A cluttered mind
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then, is an empty desk a sign?
"A negative mind will never lead to a positive life" - author unknown