Quote of the Day – Alexis de Tocqueville on Dedication

I asked a friend to pick the word today. It’s how I pick a quote every day. As I’ve stated before, I find a word, search for a quote, and procure something thoughtful. Today’s word was preoccupy. Then I found this fantastic quote. If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way; if…

Quote of the Day – Ralph Ellison on Focus

I’ve been homework-focused all week. Therefore, I suffer from “Shiny-object” syndrome today. Everything I can do to distract myself from the task at hand, I want to do. Meanwhile, I’m not going to get anywhere by being flighty. So, today’s quote is a reminder for me, and maybe you, too. But what a feeling can…