"You can do what you want to do. You can be who you want to be."

Dave Thomas

Read it...then ask yourself, why not?


Figure it out for yourself, my lad,
You've all that the greatest of men have had,
Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes,
And a brain to use if you would be wise.
With this equipment they all began,
So start for the top and say "I can."

Look them over, the wise and great,
They take their food from a common plate
And similar knives and forks they use,
With similar laces they tie their shoes,
The world considers them brave and smart.
But you've all they had when they made their start.

You can triumph and come to skill,
You can be great if only you will,
You're well equipped for what fight you choose,
You have legs and arms and a brain to use,
And the man who has risen, great deeds to do
Began his life with no more than you.

You are the handicap you must face,
You are the one who must choose your place,
You must say where you want to go.
How much you will study the truth to know,
God has equipped you for life, But He
Lets you decide what you want to be.

Courage must come from the soul within,
The man must furnish the will to win,
So figure it out for yourself, my lad,
You were born with all that the great have had,
With your equipment they all began.
Get hold of yourself, and say: "I can."

Edgar Guest

Why is it impossible?

George Washington Carver


  • Born into poverty.
  • Lost his parents at a young age.
  • To  get to school, walked 9 miles!

Developed hundreds of products using peanuts.

"Start where you are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied." 

Abraham Lincoln


  • Born in a one room log cabin on a barren farm with dirt floors.
  • Lost three sons before they turned 18.
  • Lincoln suffered from melancholy and depression.

Became President Of The United States

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing."

Helen Keller


  • Deaf
  • Blind
  • Struggled with anger at a young age.

First deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor's of arts degree.

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature."

Change is posible

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