In Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Outliers he repeatedly mentions the 10,000-Hour Rule claiming that the key to success is that it takes roughly ten thousand hours of practice to achieve mastery in a field, using The Beatles and Bill Gates as examples. I often find myself turn to sports analogies because hey, the best athletes are the best because they practice, and many for more than 10,000 hours. Therefore, when I need inspiration, I turn to famous athletes, scholars, and professionals who have risen to the top of their game because of hard work. And sometimes, I turn to cute sayings because they make me smile and remembered to breathe. Here are some of my favorites:
In the midst of a crazy week sometimes you just need to stop and smell the roses. When there are no roses to smell sometimes you need to take a little BuzzFeed break. Yesterday the list of 27 Indisputable Facts That Everyone Knows Are True provided a great minute of much needed of laughter and head nodding. After that though, I turned to quotes that I find inspiring, that motivate me, and that make me want to be a better person. One of my all time favorites:
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up” — Babe Ruth
With quotes like this, the original source is always tricky but here is my best attempt:
I think many of these would like beautiful on the gallery wall
I am planning on for my new apartment!