If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.

Dreams are what give us the drive to get things done. A dream is what gets us up off the couch and doing things we might not otherwise want to do. For some people, work is what they do to earn the money to use in the chasing of their dreams.

Or, perhaps, they’re using it to hire others to build their dream for them. We don’t always have the talent to realize our dreams. Sometimes you have to hire it out to those with the skills. Most of us don’t learn to fly just to go on vacation, we pay someone else to do that for us, and go along for the ride.

The pilot has a job, but most of them are there because they love to fly. They get paid to do their job, but their job is also part of their dream. In this way, they get to build their dream, while being paid to do what they love. Wouldn’t that be great?

Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path. Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams.

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own.

Just really, really believe in what you're trying to do. Don't let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line. I would encourage you to set really high goals. Set goals that, when you set them, you think they're impossible. But then every day you can work towards them, and anything is possible, so keep working hard and follow your dreams.

Never think you can't do something. I definitely never thought I could write a book, and even after I started writing it, I was like, 'Oh my God, how am I gonna write a book?' Just set your sights high and reach for the stars. Go live your dreams, and never think you can't. Don't let the winds blow your dreams away... or steal your faith in God.

     Hercules Seizure Mahaan 
                          The Darkman