1. "Dreamers don’t settle. The ambitious don’t make do. Characters such as these make novels both dangerous and worthwhile."
    — inspired quote from Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God (via journaling-junkie)

    (via keepmyeyestoserve-myhandstolearn)

  2. Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums 

    Photo set from last weekend’s trip to the desert of southwest Texas. Photo creds to Jamie Maldonado on photos 1, 3, & 5.


  3. "The important thing in life is not to have a good hand but to play it well."
    — Louis Fortin
  4. remainblessed:

    Conquer mountains, stop chilling in the valley



  5. "Progress begins with the belief that what is necessary is possible."
    — Norman Cousins
  6. Do you have what it takes?

    (Source: everythingjustpurelovely, via a-pure-guts-race)


  7. "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
    — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  8. The fastest way to ensure failure is to give up.

    (Source: IfeanyiKorie.com, via remainblessed)


  9. "Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed."
    — Cavett Robert
  10. People will judge you based on their view of themselves. Don’t let their low standards affect yours.

    (Source: melyssajayde)

  11. amongth3birds:

    Give yourself a reason to be better than you were yesterday.
    #selfdevelopment #happy #positive #wunlife #entrepreneur


  12. "Your success yesterday means nothing. It’s what you do today that shapes your tomorrow"
    — Robert Kiyosaki
  13. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
    — Oscar Wilde

    Go out and LIVE and do it NOW.


  14. "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can."
    — Arthur Ashe
  15. All it takes is one to take flight. Keep on keepin’ on.