Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.
The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.
If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Never think of pain or danger or enemies a moment longer than is necessary to fight them.
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists, it is real, it is possible…it’s yours.
An inventor is a man who asks ‘Why?’ of the universe and lets nothing stand between the answer and his mind.
The choice–the dedication to one’s highest potential–is made by accepting the fact that the noblest act you have ever performed is the act of your mind in the process of grasping that two and two make four.
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