Really Achieving Your Childhoold Dreams

Here are a few quotes from Randy Pausch about lessons he learned. This is good advice to share with students to encourage them to pursue their own career and personal goals.

  • “When you[‘re] screwing up and nobody is saying anything to you anymore that means they gave up.”
  • “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.”
  • “You obviously don’t know where the bar should be and you’re only going to do them a disservice by putting it anywhere.”
  • “The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. The brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough.”

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Clif Mims

Clif Mims is a Christian, husband, father, teacher, cancer warrior, and fan of the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Memphis Grizzlies.

3 thoughts on “Really Achieving Your Childhoold Dreams”

  1. [riffly_video]DF42EBE8CDF711DDABAD601D86C451F0[/riffly_video]

    Thanks for sharing your story, Bethany. I left the above video comment for you.

  2. When I was kid all I wanted to be was an archeologist like Indian Jones. My Dad said I could do, but would have to pay for school myself. SO I went in another field. When I asked my Dad why years later he said, “Of course, we would have paid for you to go to college, I just wanted to see if you wanted it bad enough to do it on your own.”

    Sometimes I need a brick wall to show me what I really want.

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