10 Oct Get inspired with these 5 awesome Gandhi quotes
Today's happiness inspiration comes via Matthew Toren of Entrepreneur.com
Entrepreneurs know that the biggest battles you’ll wage are the ones in your head. While some people might talk a good game of courage from the sidelines, entrepreneurs know the uneasiness and excitement that can pervade their thoughts.
Entrepreneurs don’t live in the security of the known. You forge your own path, battle risk and uncertainty and prop yourself up with a strong mental attitude to stay focused on your journey. However, with that trailblazing, you also know there are times when fear is normal.
Courage as an entrepreneur doesn’t mean you’re never afraid or concerned about what’s to come, it simply means you recognize those emotions and you forge ahead with confidence that you’ll be able to make it through and achieve your vision.
One of the best examples of a huge vision was the incredibly inspiring peaceful leader, Mahatma Gandhi, who was born Oct. 2, 1869. While just a simple man, he never let the fact that he was only one person keep him from blazing his own trail of peace. He organized a movement and created a revolution in India — all from peaceful, inspired action. He believed in a better future and he worked to make it a reality by peacefully leading the Indian people to eliminate British rule and establish their own free nation.
As an entrepreneur, there is much to learn both from his power as a peaceful but relentless leader and his drive to see his vision come to be a reality.
In honor of his birthday, here are five quotes attributed to Gandhi to inspire and remind you that one person can make a big difference with their own beliefs and leadership.
The future depends on what you do today.
There’s a great GNC commercial with the tagline “beat average.” Gandhi understood that tagline, even if fitness wasn’t his goal. You beat average and achieve your vision by doing something today. Procrastinating until tomorrow or beating yourself up about yesterday don’t lead to positive action. Get started on your vision right now, today.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
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