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

    YES.

     

  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.