1. "Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."
    — John D. Rockefeller
     
  2. People are fascinating…

     
  3. Words of wisdom, Willie-style.

     
     

  4. "She was unstoppable. Not because she did not have failures or doubts, but because she continued on despite them."
    — Beau Taplin
     
  5. Most people who fail give up just before success was welcoming them right around the corner. Be brave enough to peak around that corner.

     

  6. "Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent."
    — Marilyn vos Savant
     
  7. Bangarang Peter. The second star to the left and straight on ‘til morning.

     

  8. "When you start seeing your worth, you’ll find it harder to stay around people who don’t."
    — Worth by Emily S. P. (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

    (Source: emilythefitblr, via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

     
  9. First FAITH, then ACTION. You’ve got this.

     

  10. "There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying."
    —  Francis Bacon
     
  11. Do not wait for tomorrow, next week, next month, year, once you are married, or retirement. Live in the now. We are not guaranteed tomorrow.

    (via everydaymermaid)

     

  12. "Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think."
    — 

    Ayn Rand 

    I would have to add: “and take action”.

    (Source: everydaymermaid)

     
  13. Don’t be a person who trades in what you want now for your dreams.

    (via everydaymermaid)

     

  14. paullovesphotos said: Hello miss mermaid :-) How are you? Its very cool that you went to the Texas desert. I myself am right in the capital of Texas. my favorite place i've lived so far :-D Thanks for the encouragement and wisdom, and you have a beautiful day!

    Hi! Thanks for the encouraging note. I am a born & raised Texan and also live in Austin. :)

     

  15. "But my advice would actually be…that your organization is no better than the team you put in place around you. It all comes down to the quality of your people."
    — 

    John Mackey, CO-CEO Whole Foods Market

    quote from Washington Post article When We Were Young