You see, our role models are often carefully constructed, carefully generated.
EUROPE THIS, EUROPE THAT.
We plan them obsessively, look forward to them, talk or brag about them as they approach, yet often they fall short of their chief task.
I’m not advocating a non-stop sunshine fest. I’m merely suggesting we Pessimists try seeing the glass half-full for a change.
It’s time for modern-day parents to understand that a little discipline doesn’t hurt.
In life you have to work for what you want and, luckily for all you graduates, you know exactly what that means. You worked to get the grades to get into college, you worked to graduate from college and now that those studying days are behind you, you have the drive and determination you need to really succeed in life.
When you start to travel the world, a different perspective on America emerges. And it isn’t the land of the free.
Change does not happen overnight, but it begins with one person, it begins with you, someone strong enough to say, “I have had enough.” You deserve to be heard.
“It would kill you,” she started. I raised an eyebrow and she continued. “It would kill you to be tied down like that. Some people aren’t meant for that life.”
Someone wants to kill me because I did a bad negotiation with him many many years ago. I hope I never run into him in the street.