Meaning of Don’t let others define you. Don’t let the past confine you. Take charge of your life with confidence and determination and there are no limits on what you can do or be. :Michael Josephson
Our country in general assumes that “the pursuit of happiness” really means “the pursuit of pleasure” and that therefore pleasure is the greatest good.
Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
it is impossible to build one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.