“When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family life, have fun, save a little money.
That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is:
everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.
Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again”
Gary showed this to me today, and it really truly resonates with what I believe, I mean really really.
All my life I’ve been told by others that I’m not as smart as I should be, I’m less than, or I’m going to live a subpar life. Honestly, I’ve been looking for someone to say what Steve Jobs said my whole life, and I’m so glad I’ve finally found it in his words.
I’ve always believed that if someone else can do it, why the hell can’t I? At the end of the day your biggest competition is the self doubt inside of you, that tells you that you’re not good enough, or you’re not smart enough to do the things that you dream about one day achieving. It holds you back from fully realizing your true potential.
I’m especially reaching out to all the women out there who think that their only option in life is to be who they’ve been told to be by parents, friends, and significant others. Whatever negative things they’re saying, just know that your life is not worth any less than anyone else’s, and you deserve to be the ultimate version of yourself, and to reach your greatest potential. Reach for the goals that make your heart sing, if other people can do it, why not you?
You alone have the power.