Alright, I admit it. I like to post more than my share of inspiring quotes on here. If that’s not your cup of tea, feel then free to browse my section about the world we live in and not just what we aspire towards.
In the mean time, here is Leslie Knope (I always loved that ironic last name) acknowledging that she can be annoying to some but is still going to be herself.
One person’s annoying is another’s inspiring and heroic.
He tried a lot of different careers before writing The Alchemist. When his book initially sold less than 1000 copies and the publisher gave up on it, he found a new publisher and eventually sold 65 million copies. 🤯
Rumi was part of the old-school philosophy (quite literally) that focused on how to live a good life rather than the big questions of the universe. Although these two questions can certainly meld together.
Fred E. Budinger has been pushing to prove, from the evidence in the ground in the Mojave Desert, that humans were in North American 200,000 years ago (not 11,000 years ago as previously thought) despite decades of misfortune, hostility, and even vandalism.
Good luck to you, Fred (pictured right, below). ✌️ Your passion is inspiring.
You see people play it safe all the time and end up in the doldrums of easy choices, eventually stagnating and even sinking right where they are.
It’s like when your favorite band tries out a new sound. Sometimes the result is a career changer. Sometimes it’s annoying or just so very very bad. But it is almost certainly better than doing the same crap forever.