Never Settle

Yes.

“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 change something.”

You may already be familiar with this quote, which is part of the 2005 commencement address at Stanford University by Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple Computers and Pixar Animations. I love the entirety of his commencement speech, but the passage above is what moved me to change that “something” in my life.

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About Cecilia Johnson

A lover of Nature, I spend as much time as time allows in its comfort. I'm a novelist and prefer the freedom of fantasy. My passions buoy me and my brain seldom rests. Writing, painting, and creating are a necessity... I am who I am and each day I am more. Adventure...yes.

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