Stop wanting things from life. Let life come to you instead.
Those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
– Bernard Baruch
This was originally said by a certain Bernard Baruch but has commonly been erroneously credited to Dr. Seuss. I’m sticking with Dr. Seuss.
Do not let the fear of failure stop you from trying to win.
Don’t fear failure. Fear failing at trying.
If you have ever worked in a corporate setting this picture will speak to you. If you have never worked in a corporate setting this picture will deter you.
Someone should have shown Ervin McKinness this picture before driving drunk. The up-and-coming rapper reportedly tweeted YOLO (you only live once) before dying minutes later in a high-speed car crash due to drinking and driving. Four people got killed, and he drove 120 mph. My condolences and, see above.
Follow your dreams and life will follow you.
The problem human beings face is not that we aim too high and fail, but that we aim too low and succeed.