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[Excuse me]...while I succeed

“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” ― Benjamin Franklin The Time is NOW You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. No excuses... 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. 2) Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin; he composed from the age of 5. 3) Shirley Temple was 6 when she became a movie star on “Bright Eyes.” 4) Anne Frank was 12 when she wrote the diary of Anne Frank. 5) Magnus Carlsen became a chess Grandmaster at the age of 13. 6) Nadia Com─âneci was a gymnast from Romania that scored seven perfect 10.0 and won three gold medals at the Olympics at age 14. 7) Tenzin Gyatso was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama in November 1950, at the age of 15. 8) Pele, a soccer superstar, was 17 years old when he won the world cup in 1958 with Brazil. 9) Elvis was a superstar by age

[Owning It] IF I had the courage to see myself as I really am, I would find out what is wrong with me, and change.

“The reason placing blame repeatedly fails to work  is that I repeatedly place it on everyone else instead of where it actually belongs.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough Excuses are never lost for long(if you're looking for one, you'll always find one!). Plato may have stated it most succinctly when he said, ''The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is, of all things the most shameful and vile.''