Are you sitting on the side lines of your life, watching other people live theirs?
Is there something that you have always wanted to do for so long, but cannot find the courage to just do it? A new business? A trip to a foreign country? A new degree? A hobby? A weigh loss plan? A book?
Are you looking for that push so that you can step out and actualize your dreams?
We have twelve quotes that will inspire and motivate you to push fear away and just do it.
1.The most effective way to do it, is to do it.– Amelia Earhart (American aviation pioneer and author,the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean).
2. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. – Helen Keller (American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree)
3. So try to live your life in a way that you will not regret, years of useless virtue and inertia and timidity. Take up the battle. – Maya Angelou (American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist).
4. It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on Earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying).
5. I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of itas well. – Diane Ackerman (American poet, essayist, and naturalist known for her wide-ranging curiosity and poetic explorations of the natural world).
6. There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin (Essayist and memoirist).
7. When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.– Erma Bombeck (American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s).
8. Always go with the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to require the most from you. – Caroline Myss (American author of numerous books and audio tapes).
9. Do you really want to look back on your life and see how wonderful it could have been had you not been afraid to live it?– Caroline Myss (American author of numerous books and audio tapes).
10. I am willing to put myself through anything, temporary pain or discomfort means nothing to me as long as I can see that the experience will take me to a new level.I am interested in the unknown, and the only path to the unknown is through breaking barriers, an often-painful process. – Diana Nyad (American author, journalist, motivational speaker, and long-distance swimmer. Nyad gained national attention in 1975 when she swam around Manhattan and in 1979 when she swam from North Bimini, The Bahamas, to Juno Beach, Florida).
11. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk more.– Erica Jong (American novelist and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying).
12. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. “I lived through this horror.I can take the next thing that comes along.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt (American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held the post from March 1933 to April 1945).
Now go into your week and JUST DO IT!