Since I was young, I’ve collected inspirational quotes. I’d cut them out of magazines and paste them in a book I kept just for that purpose, not organized in any way, just a collage of wisdom on wide-ruled notebook paper. Much like I do with a few of my favorite poems, I tend to return to these quotes for a quick dose of confidence or quiet meditation whenever I need my well filled up again.
And every so often there’s that spectacularly inspirational speech that appears in the most random of places, that sort of becomes a foundation for your confidence and life direction. This speech from Dead Poets Society is one of those for me:
I hope to write something like this one day.
What is your inspirational quote or speech? If you don’t have one, it might be time to get one.