Thursday, May 8, 2008

Dare to be more?

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it."
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --

I've always admired that quote by Goethe and tried to live my life along those lines - I suspect that it was the inclusion of the word 'magic' that had the most impact on me as an impressionable lad in my mid teens when I first read it.

Whatever the reason, the sentiment stuck with me and I have tried. Choosing to experience a year on a student exchange program in a culture considered to be so different to my own, deciding upon a career that was rather out of the box for me...

Do I dare more? Dare to challenge the norms that keep us on the straight and narrow? I argue that I have but one life, one life to experience all that life can offer...

1 comment:

  1. Sure you can dare.. but be ready to acknowledge and accept that things may not turn out as you expect and deal with it if they do.