If you want to go east, don’t go west.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
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The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.
Ramius: Upon reaching the New World, Cortez burned his ships; as a result his men were well motivated.