“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” ― Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture.
Life is full of challenges, there's no disagreeing with that. But how we reach to them, that's the question. Do we stop at the brick wall or do we climb over it, crush it with a Thor's hammer or invite the seas to lead us the way through it. There are different ways of overcoming life's challenges, but one of the main things is to always stay positive.
Just today I read an article saying that there are certain words we shouldn't be using as they, without our knowledge, affect us - should, bad, try, can't, need. These are supposedly the words that make us weak. Weakness is not always bad, but weakness in our minds usually is. And I'm not sure even if we should agree with the choice of these words, but the point is definitely worth thinking about.
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