"I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor."
That just about sums it up doesn't it?
The beauty of the great thinkers such as Thoreau or Emerson is their ability to keep it simple. To say so much with so few words.
What we can learn from these old masters is incisive thought, economy of words, pithy, evocative expressions that carry timeless wisdom.
Quotes like these boil life down to its essence... and that's what we need to do with our lives.
It's very easy to get caught up in the distractions of life and lose sight of your core essence...what's important to you and what matters today.
The best way to jump start your day is to keep it simple...
What are you setting out to accomplish and what are you going to do to get there?
Then do those things.
All too often we become like a floodlight...scattered, looking in all directions, no clear boundaries or definitions... the trick is to be a laser...
With laser like precision and focus...you can cut steel.
Now, go jump start your day.