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4 Motivational Quotes That Will Help You To Take Charge Of Who You Really Are

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“Time is the most precious gift in our possession, for it is the most irrevocable. This is what makes it so disturbing to look back upon the time which we have lost.”- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Life is time. Time is life. We are not going to be here on this earth forever. While we are here, it is important to live our lives well. Time matters. If you cannot manage your time, you can’t manage your life. As the old saying goes, “How you live your day is how you live your life.” True. If you want to know how you spend your time, keep a daily journal to track your daily activities. I do it every day. To manage your time well, focus on what is really necessary. Focus on the things that can change your life. It is not enough to be busy. The question is: “What are you busy doing?

“You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility.”- Augustine of Hippo

If you want to do great things in your life, start with the little things. It is okay to focus on where you are going, but don’t ignore the little things. Because if you don’t do the little things well, you will find it difficult to achieve your dream. Small things count. Don’t ignore them. It takes humility to do the little things well. If you want to reach your destination, humility is the way. Humility opens doors. It opens the door to success. It brings other humble people into your life. It makes things easier for you. So, if you want to succeed, be a humble person.

“No man is free until he learns to do his own thinking and gains the courage to act on his own personal initiatives.”- Napoleon Hill

Don’t delegate your life away. If you do, you will regret the result. Do your own thinking yourself. Do not let people talk you away from your dreams. It is not easy to think for yourself, but if you have the courage to do it, you will feel better about your life. Don’t let fear stop you from thinking for yourself. Sometimes we don’t take the lead because we scared of the unknown. If you don’t have the courage to think for yourself, your dreams will not survive. Don’t kill your own dreams. Instead, feed your dreams with positive thoughts. According to Jim Stovall, “Dreams are the essence of life… not as it is but as it can be.” Feed it.

“Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying; but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: such as we are, such are the times.”- Augustine of Hippo

You always get what you are expecting. If you are looking for hard times, they will come to you. You will find them. If you are looking for good times, they will come to you. You will find them. To live your life well, don’t focus on what is not working, focus on what is working. Don’t focus on darkness, if you want light.

Trying To Be Better Than Yourself

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It is okay to dream big, but you must do the work to make your dream happen. It is just a dream without action. And nothing happens without the right action. When it comes to growing yourself, you should focus on what is in front of you. You should not work to be better than others, but to be better than yourself. Growth takes time. You are going to be patience with yourself. Nothing happens overnight. Your dreams are not going to happen overnight. Don’t worry about what others are doing. Just worry about what you are doing. If you have the courage to focus on your work, on your life, you will be better than yourself.

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.”– William Faulkner