Quote Of The Week: Pursue The Things You Love Doing

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” – Maya Angelou, writer and political rights activist

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2 responses to “Quote Of The Week: Pursue The Things You Love Doing

  1. That is certainly true for me since I have retired. One of my favourite sayings is that if something is worth doing it is worth doing it well. I can do lots of things now that I enjoy doing and do it to the best of my ability and all on a voluntary basis. Money doesn’t even come into it – it is the sheer enjoyment of what one is doing.

  2. Maya’s quote is all very well provided you’re comfortably off. But I’m not sure the millions of people struggling below the poverty line would agree. I know a woman who’s a single parent and has to do two full-time jobs (total 15 hours a day) in order to feed and clothe her family while the grandparents look after the children. For her, “pursuing the things you love doing” would be an unaffordable luxury.

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