A place in the sun, that’s what I am aiming for… and who could ever ask for more?’ -Columbine to Pierrot
Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket.
When you’re writing, you’re creating something out of nothing … A successful piece of writing is like doing a successful piece of magic.”
[As quoted on WritersServices, 6 March 2012]
Many self-help teachers say that our schools only focus on “preparing today’s youths to get good jobs by developing scholastic skills.
But that was the problem with New York: No matter how succesful you thought you were, there was always someone who was richer, more successful, more famous.. The idea of it was sometimes enough to make you want to give up.
Success is likened to a deep pit, you have to jump in to get it, then you’ll need a ladder of grace to climb out to enjoy it.
Running a business murders your ability to be the kind of friend people expect or deserve. Days and weeks go by and there can be no keeping up. Her best friends were her oldest friends, who did not expect constant contact. Everyone else was disappointed.
You don’t have to remind a flower when its time to bloom is near; it has been preparing for it all of its life.
Chant back to us our platitudes about democracy, greatness, and freedom. Vote in our rigged corporate elections. Send your young men and women to fight and die in useless, unwinnable wars that provide huge profits for corporations.
I would hesitate to use the word ‘success’ in the way many people do. I don’t know that I would apply it to what I’ve done as though I have now reached the ultimate goal. To me success is a continuing thing. It is growth and development. It is achieving one thing and using that as a stepping stone to achieve something else. Success comes as you have confidence in yourself. Self-confidence is built by succeeding, even if the success is small. It is the believing that makes it possible.