Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life...
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
"When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: "If
you live each day as if it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be
right." It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I
have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: "If today were the
last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?" And
whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row, I know I need to
that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help
me make the big choices in
Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of
– these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly
important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid
the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is
no reason not to follow your heart."
"Your time is
limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma
– which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the
noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important,
have the courage to
follow your heart and intuition. They somehow
already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary."
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