they say california is a recipe for a black hole and i've got my best shoes on i'm ready to go
"Try to keep things in perspective. Fifty years from now, kids in history classes will be yawning over what panics us today." - unknown
i didnt come here to get As on everything, i came here to learn, to be a better person. I didn't come here to prove that I can get into an ivy league instituition, i came here to learn from the best. I didnt pay fees of 50000 a year so that i can have a pretty transcript from a top school, i paid the fees to have a chance to be better. its so easy to forget that and take the easy way out, take the easier class and not understanding everything i learn. As truman said, one of the best epitaphs to have is "here lies joh williams, he lived his damnest". Here i am in the best place possible, its time to love my damnest. Go for class even when you are late, try a class even when it seems difficult, you came here to be challenged.
"You have to remember to make it all over again every day, the angel said to me. Otherwise it all goes to hell."
"He carried a ladder almost everywhere he went, and after awhile people left all the high places to him."
"They came to sit and dangle their feet off the edge of the world and after awhile they forgot everything but the good and true things they would do someday."
Ripped from Story People.