Quote of the Day 20080406

“Success is merely the process of fulfilling your own hopes and dreams–not the standards set by society, but by the standards set by you.” — George Pataki, New York governor

It’s all about figuring out what you want your life to be, what you want to be, and then doing it regardless of what anyone thinks. That’s hard. We are social animals. Other people’s expectations and opinions mean a lot to us, often more than they should. I know this is a personal struggle of mine. One of the books on my list to read is What You Think of Me Is None of My Business. How do you deal with the opinions and expectations of others?

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