“Passion” is any thought that we have, usually repetitively, that conjures so much emotion we have to take physical action to represent that thought.
The good get what's ahead of them.
The great leave even more of it behind.
Going to the gym won't turn you into a bodybuilder
as much as having a job will.
Those who covet merely the symbols of rebellion
are rarely the cause of any revolution.
Fight, always, your own mythology of yourself.
Most of it is false.
And while some of it will be true,
you will only know those parts
by how they defeat you in battle,
and not by how they lord over you in servitude.
A loser hates most to lose.
A winner hates most to hate.
Respect is not measured by how well your work is known.
Respect is not measured by how much your work is liked.
Respect is measured by how often your work is relevant.
A champion is not the one who gets the most direct attention.
A champion is the one who most directs the attention he gets.
"Crazy" is a word we use to describe the passionate long before they are called "successful."