1.School typically doesn’t prepare young people for real life — unless their lives are spent following instructions and pleasing others. In my opinion, that’s why so many students who succeed in school fail in life
2.By and large, life will give you what you deserve and it doesn’t give a damn what you like. So it is up to you to take full responsibility to connect what you want with what you need to do to get it, and then to do those things.
3.I believe that for the most part, achieving success — whatever that is for you — is mostly a matter of personal choice and that, initially, making the right choices can be difficult
4.The best advice I can give you is to ask yourself what do you want, then ask ‘what is true’ — and then ask yourself ‘what should be done about it.’ I believe that if you do this you will move much faster towards what you want to get out of life than if you don’t!
5.More than anything else, what differentiates people who live up to their potential from those who don’t is a willingness to look at themselves and others objectively