“They didn’t fill the desert with pyramids, they just built some.”

Sometimes, a shift of perspective is really what you need.

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Destiny is a subtle coincidence.

Learn with the small stuff, so you’re ready for the big stuff.

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The past is gone, all that exists is this moment.

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“What I wish I had done yesterday is showing me what I need to do today.”

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“What I envy in others is showing me what I desire for myself.”

The world is brimming with ideas, but few act as vessels.

Vision alone will not carry you to the mountaintop. Photo by JessicaJoseph/Unsplash

You are becoming the person who can finally take the leap.

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Nobody was meant for one path.

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Once the day has ended, and you are done talking about all that is wrong, what will you have done with your own life?

“It is the task of the enlightened not only to ascend to learning and to see the good but to be willing to descend again to those prisoners and to share their troubles and their honors, whether they are worth having or not.” — The Allegory of the Cave, Plato. Image by Joshua Sortino/Unsplash

Brianna Wiest

Author of 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think and six other collections. Visit briannawiest.com to shop for books and more.

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