Some inspiration to follow your dreams... (Pictures from Tel Aviv, Israel).
Quotes from The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by leadership and life improvement guru Robin S. Sharma:
"When you figure out what your main aim or destiny really is, you will never have to work another day in your life...Your work will be play."
"There is nothing noble about being superior to some other person. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self...Never get into the petty habit of measuring your self-worth against other people's net worth. As Yogi Raman preached: 'Every second you spend thinking about someone else's dreams you take away from your own.'"
"Shortly after you have awakened, go into your sanctuary of silence. Get still and focused. Then ask yourself this question: 'What would I do today if today was my last?'"
"At first he thought about hiring a Sherpa guide to aid him in his climb through the mountains, but, for some strange reason, his instincts told him that this was one journey he would have to make alone. So instead, for perhaps the first time in his life, he shed the shackles of reason and placed his trust in his intuition. He felt he would be safe. He somehow knew he would find what he was looking for. So, with missionary zeal, he started to climb."
"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens."
"When I was a kid, I dreamed such great dreams...Start thinking about your dreams for a change, just like when you were a little kid."
"The very fact that you have a desire or a dream means that you have the corresponding capacity to realize it. This is one of the great universal truths."
"The secret of happiness is simple: find out what you truly love to do and then direct all of your energy towards doing it. If you study the happiest, healthiest, most satisfied people of our world, you will see that each and every one of them has found their passion in life, and then spent their days pursuing it."
"You will have to start taking risks. Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone...Calculated risk taking will pay huge dividends...Discover your real reason for being here and then have the courage to act on it."
"Truly enlightened people never seek to be like others. Rather, they seek to be superior to their former selves. Don't race against others. Race against yourself."
"When you dare to get out of your circle of comfort and explore the unknown you start to liberate your true human potential."
"We have all been granted a unique set of gifts and talents that will readily allow us to realize our lifework. The key is to discover them, and in doing so, discover the main objective of our life."
"Never set a goal without attaching a timeline to it. To breathe life into a goal you must attach a precise deadline to it."
"When you improve yourself, you are improving the lives of all those around you. And when you have the courage to advance confidently in the direction of your dreams, you begin to draw upon the power of the universe."
"Act as if failure is impossible, and your success will be assured."
"I told you earlier that we have all been given certain talents. Every single person on the planet is a genius...Everyone. We all have something that we are meant to do."
"I am an artist at living - my work of art is my life."