Those who take the initiative are those who shape the world. Those who wait to be told what to do are the ones who end up having to do what they’re told.
Ralph Marston Quotes
It is unrealistic to expect that you can reach for the stars without first gaining a foothold on solid ground. Dreaming is easy. Going after the dream in the real world requires a substance of effort.
When you must choose between speed and direction, choose direction. Going faster and faster will do you no good if the destination is not where you want to end up.
Often, our actions and assumptions continue long after the reasons for them have passed. It’s quite useful to regularly challenge those assumptions and habits, to ask “why?”.
What’s wrong is never made right just because everyone is doing it. A bad idea is not made better just because a lot of people agree with it.