I recently came across the below quote and I feel like this sums up some things I have been trying to tell a few friends lately. So I thought I would share…
“Go home, mow the lawn, wash the windows, learn to cook, build a raft, get a job, visit the sick, study your lessons, and after you’ve finished, read a book. Your town does not owe you recreational facilities and your parents do not owe you fun. The world does not owe you a living, you owe the world something. You owe it your time, energy, and talent so that no one will be at war, in sickness, and lonely again. In other words grow up, stop being a cry baby, get out of your dream world and develop a backbone not a wishbone. Start behaving like a responsible person. You are important and you are needed. It’s too late to sit around and wait for somebody to do something someday. Someday is now and that somebody is you!”
― John Tapene
2 thoughts on “Wishbone”
What a fantastic quote. This is precisely the kind of thinking I need to adopt if I’m ever going to stop dreaming long enough to actually do something.
I am glad you liked it! :)