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Buffy: All I want to do is graduate from high school, go to Europe, marry Christian Slater and die!

Focus, discipline, hard work, goal setting and, of course, the thrill of finally achieving your goals. These are all lessons in life.

As reported in The Huffington Post, July 27 2012
Posted in: Kristi Yamaguchi

Looking back, I’ve had a remarkable ride. I’m not sure I can call it a career, because a career implies that I had some kind of career plan, and I never did. The nearest thing I had was a list I made when I was 15 of everything I wanted to do: to write an adult novel, a children’s book, a comic, a movie, record an audiobook, write an episode of Doctor Who… and so on. I didn’t have a career. I just did the next thing on the list.

Address to the University of the Arts Class of 2012
Posted in: Neil Gaiman

Something that worked for me was imagining that where I wanted to be – an author, primarily of fiction, making good books, making good comics and supporting myself through my words – was a mountain. A distant mountain. My goal.

And I knew that as long as I kept walking towards the mountain I would be all right. And when I truly was not sure what to do, I could stop, and think about whether it was taking me towards or away from the mountain.

Address to the University of the Arts Class of 2012
Posted in: Neil Gaiman

Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Terre des Hommes (1939)