Originally Posted by AntiHero
Look, guys, I wasn't claiming that everyone can be in the NBA just because they wish it so, nor was I claiming that anyone can be the next Einstein. My point (before it gets lost completely) is that we are all more powerful than we think we are and the world is far less powerful than we think it is. Test it out. I do, everyday and it's worked out quite well for me. None of my own personal achievements (including this trip) would have been possible without a, 'fuck it--I'll see if it's possible before saying it ain't' attitude.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. (Eliot)
If this is such a horrible personal philosophy, I am not quite sure what to say.
I'm a bit late to the party, but AntiHero has hit the nail on the head. If you really want to be successful, you need to have the balls to fail, lose everything, and then start all over again.