…reality alone counts, and that dreams, expectations, and hopes only serve to define a man as a broken dream, aborted hopes, and futile expectations; in other words, they define him negatively, not positively.
– Jean Paul Sartre
Do you wake up and take a sleeping pill or do you wake up and take action?
Habit is the only thing that creates certainty.
-John Stuart Mill
What do you habitually do, say and think? No matter what the answer is if it is a habit you’re getting confident. You may be getting confident that you’re not confident. No matter what it is if it is a habit it carries the power to create belief.
Never stop sculpting your own statue, until the divine virtue of splendor shines in you.
What virtues did you develop today? Our soul hears our thoughts and feels our actions.
We can aspire to be kind right in the moment, to relax and open our heart and mind to what is in front of us right in the moment. Now is the time. If there’s any possibility for enlightenment, it’s right now, not at some future time.
Do you dwell on the future? Putting off the good things we can do right now can be just as risky as living in the past.
There always comes a time when one must choose between contemplation and action. This is called becoming.
– Albert Camus
Are you constantly planning? Talk is cheap, ideas are cheaper and there is no reality outside of what you do. Thinking and talking should be aimed at acting and creating. Take control of the present and stop planning for the future, just get busy.
How long can you afford to put off who you really want to be? Your better self cannot wait any longer.
What are you waiting to do? Stop waiting. Start small. Start now.