Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Aspiring and Attempting to Achieve

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Two summers ago, I was at the Crytal Cathedral in Anaheim, California. A quote that always resonates in my head, hung on a giant cement wall asking, "What dreams would you dream if you knew you could not fail?"

What would you achieve if you knew you could not fail? What are your dreams, hopes, aspirations for life? What do you long for? How can those dreams be attained? What happens if you don't achieve them?

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Amy B. said...

Personally, I wouldn’t want to achieve anything if I could not fail. The whole idea about failing something is that you come back stronger and more prepared for the next goal. Also, if failure occurred, achieving something is much more rewarding once it is obtained. There is nothing more rewarding than failing over and over again and then finally achieving what you have always wanted to. Next, something that I hope for in life is to have a healthy family. I can’t wait for the day where I can have kids and see them grow up, just like my parent did. I watch happy families and it makes me so excited for later years in life. Another dream that I want to attain is to have a successful college experience. I want to go into that world with always thinking about how I can get the most out of a situation. If I don’t achieve these dreams it will be certainly devastating, but life goes on. Like I said before, failure is what makes achieving so great. If I fail, I will spring back up and try again.

LouiseT said...

If I knew I could not fail, my dreams would include going to a top academic school receiving a degree in medicine and an enjoyable job, learning how to dance in every way possible, becoming a successful college athlete within a top program, falling in love with someone who loves me for who I am, changing peoples lives in countries with little wealth and constantly living out my faith through my family and friends. My dreams and aspirations in life currently are to become a successful student-athlete through hard work. I also dream of becoming the best friend and family member I can possibly be, changing people’s lives by aiding them in times of need and being there full of support in their times of trouble. I long for that state champion ABK trophy, for confidence within myself and happiness throughout my teenage years. In the future I long for a loving husband and family, an enjoyable job and leisurely, easy-going lifestyle. Some of these dreams are completely out of my reach however to attain them hard work and confidence are essential. I must have total belief in myself that I can achieve these goals which then leads to setting your heart and mind toward them as well. If I don’t achieve these dreams, it surely will be a disappointment however I must jump back up and keep fighting for them. One must not dwell on their past but learn from their mistakes and come back fighting twice as hard.

Parker C said...

It is ignorant to say that the probability of success does not impact a person’s decision. However, there is a significant difference between toying with the chance of failing and allowing failure to consume all reasoning in situation. A person who dwells on the worst possible outcome insures the likely hood of that outcome. Approach a challenge with the anticipation of failure propelling you forward and exerting your efforts to their highest potential. Only then is failure overcome.
I aim to be the first Arapahoe grad to attend Georgetown University and pursue a career in political science. During my time at Georgetown, I will pursue an internship for a Senator’s office. I aspire to be a member of Congress and positively impact United States and foreign policy. This will be possible because of the knowledge and insight I will have acquired through my education and work experience.
A bit lofty? Over the top? Dare you say impossible? Frankly, they’re nothing I haven’t heard before. The typical response yields sentiments of hesitation, disbelief and doubt. You’re eyes are bigger than you’re stomach. Nevertheless my aspirations persist. With a smile and nod, I add their babble as fuel for the fire of motivation that will enable me to achieve my goals. I recognize the obstacles I must overcome are tremendous. But as my peers have affirmed, it’s the triumph in achieving the seemingly impossible that suppresses failure.

katie s. said...

If I knew that I could not fail then I would be a much more confident person. Everything that I do would be to the best of my ability. I would try different things and not be afraid to fail because I couldn't.
Soccer is one of my biggest dreams. I would really like to become stronger in all aspects of my goalkeeping. When I go to college I really would like to be pushed by the other goalkeeper to become the starting keeper.
I long for an easier way to get things done in school so that everything wouldn't take so long.
For soccer I can just keep pushing myself and have others push me as well. Take criticism as a positive and use that to improve on things that need improving. If I don't achieve my goals then I will just have to keep trying until I do achieve them.

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Madison S. said...

My life would be drastically impacted if I knew I could not fail. I need some sense of risk, adventure and hope throughout my life otherwise life would seen one giant monotonous grey blur. A life where nothing mattered. There are always those dreams that you absolutely wished you could make real, let's all face it. If a dream such as that comes across, it's only there as a dream, a tool to make us push ourselves further to try and make it come true. Now if we had that dream and when we woke up we couldn't fail, we would go out and probably try to relive that event in our subconscious mind. Well how will that happen? Money is necessary to achieve a lot of things, we can't just assume that with the power to not fail everything else will turn magical and money is no issue, nor travel (are we just going to get up and fly?) Sure it all depends on our dreams, but even then, if we need that opportunity to not fail while attempting to fulfill our dreams they are obviously going to be somewhat intensified dreams that require more than invincibility from failure.

On a lighter note, I think that my dreams are to have success in my future. To achieve what I want to do and they won't be accomplished solely with failure protection. Will the option of not failing boost or deplete our motive to accomplish this. I think it could boost it to some level but everyone needs some perseverance in life. I want to do a lot with my future education and I'm hoping to accomplish that. I want to be a doctor and also major in marine biology. Life is too short to probably do both without realizing what a waste it was. Now I will focus on going to Sweden to get my doctoral degree. Hey school is free there! Why not?

Life goes on, if I can't achieve my dreams, it doesn't matter. I most likely won't fall into a drastic state of depression. I'll continue to have more dreams. There is one thing I learned from my parents is to wait and really decide what you want because you never know that maybe in a couple of weeks you will change. Humans change, which means our minds change. It's a whole fluctuating fact of life. Now everyone needs to strive for dreams because that's probably what keeps us sane.

KyleL said...

What would you achieve if you knew you could not fail? I guess the answer to this would be anything. However I don’t think that is the answer that would suit me. I feel this way because failure us what makes one stronger, better, and happier. I feel that the whole reason achieving a goal is so much fun and rewarding is because at that point one gets to look back and see how far they have come and what they have accomplished. My dreams, hopes, and aspirations for life are relatively simple. I want to have a happy and healthy family that I can support and mostly I want to be the best husband/ dad the world has ever seen. I want to watch my kids grow from babies into full on adults along side my wife and give them all the opportunities to pursue a successful happy life a lot like the one I wish to have. I realize that for all this to come true I will have to work very hard for it but, I also think that my hard work is what’s going to make me even happier when I achieve it. I long for the day where I’m standing with my wife holding a new born baby looking at it and thinking, “That is my child.” I know I can achieve these dreams through hard work and failure, because as I said before failure is what makes one happy. Although if I don’t achieve these dreams, I’ll still be happy because happiness is based on perspective and attitude which are two things a will never forget to keep in check.

kelseyh said...

A dream would not be a dream if you could not fail at attempting to achieve them. In my opinion, dreams can only become reality if time and effort are put into them and if failure is a part of it. However if there was a reality where dreams could come true and there would be not failure, I would want to live a happy and successful life. That in reality is the only dream i would want to achieve and know that i could not fail at. Part of the thrill of dreams, is working and working as hard as you can until you have finally reached where you have worked so hard to get to. My dreams and aspirations for life are basic and simple. I only want to life th life that makes me happy and that makes the people around me happy. I don’t want a lot of money and I don’t want to never work and I certainly don’t want life handed to me on a silver platter. I want to work hard and achieve what I believe I deserve after all my hard work. These dreams can only be obtained if I truly want them. I have to be focused and determined and I know I will be able to do what ever I want with my life. And part of that will be failure and learning from those mistakes. If I don’t achieve them, I will work harder to make them reality. I do not believe that dreams are impossible, I truly believe that if one really wants something, they with achieve it with time. ime can only tell what success one will have.

Maryanne E. said...

If I could achieve anything without failure it would simply be happiness. Happiness, in my mind, has always been an intangible entity. I often find myself striving to change the world in positive ways, not only to impact others but to find a feeling of release within myself. In life, I come across decisions and ask myself, “If I don’t take this opportunity now, will I regret it later? Will it ultimately prevent me from being happy?” I can’t say what in this world will make me happy because I find myself pushing for more, wanting more. MY personal happiness is in running, travelling, playing sports, hiking, camping, family and actively helping others in any situation possible. But will that happiness last? I hate chemistry but it is something I must do to continue my educational journey onto subjects I enjoy, such as history and English. Does life have an innate balance? Must I feel unhappy in some areas to feel satisfied in others? To achieve happiness without failure would be a great gift and one I hope to attain.

Stacey B. said...

I would not want to achieve dreams without failing. One of the greatest feelings is working hard for something and achieving it. I really want to play college lacrosse so the past years of high school I've been dedicated to improving my playing. I have started to realize that all the work I've have been putting in has started to pay off. I think the phrase "If at first you don't succeed try try again" is true. If you fail once don't just give up, figure out what went wrong, work hard to fix it and try it again. Learning from your mistakes makes you a stronger person and therefore you have the ability to achieve anything.

Mandey K. said...

Personally, I don't believe that my dreams would be any different. My dreams are to only be the best I can be and to be a very successful person. I want to go to college, get a good job that I actually enjoy, be able to buy my own things without worry, be able to make a sustainable amount of money so that I don’t have to rely on anyone else but myself because I know that I’m the best person I could be. I don’t want to be and I’m not going to be, a person who has to wonder around looking for food not being able to make it on my own. I am going to be successful, I am going to be profitable, and my life is going to be flourishing with success. It’s not a question whether or not my dreams are going to be achieved because I personally believe that anyone can do whatever they put their mind to. Reasonably speaking, nothing is impossible and if someone wants something, all they need to do is work hard to reach their goals.

Sophie M said...

If I could not fail I would want to do something life changing not for me personally but for all life, all people. I’m not totally sure what that something would be, maybe something along the lines of helping the environment or finding cures for terrible diseases no matter what I would just hope that it would impact as many people as possible, in a good way of course. To me it seems odd to talk about something like a life without failure, all our lives we have grown up seeing and even at times experiencing failure, well maybe I should just speak for myself when I say that. I think failure is a state of mind more than any thing else. Our world today has taught us wrong from right; good from bad, pretty from ugly, based on failure if you don’t fit the mold then you have failed as a person. Most of our teachings growing up have taught us that without failure there is no success, which in my eyes is false. What I mean by failure is a state of mind is that no one would feel as if they failed if everyone around them wasn’t telling them they failed.
Currently in my life my hopes are to graduate and run in college and hopefully get a degree in something I actually enjoy but as for my future life my hopes and dreams are simply that I live my life to its greatest potential, every moment to its fullest. I hope to just do well in life, not to have the most money or the biggest house just to be rich in spirit and in the mind. I hope to leave my mark in the world through my family, my kids and grand kids, I hope to love as many people as humanly possible, I believe that would be the most powerful thing I could do with my life. This sounds like a silly thing to long for but I long for peace of mind, I worry so much about so many things, I’m afraid the stress is shortening my life.
I believe I can attain my dreams by taking each day as it comes, not taking any opportunity for granted, just jumping each hurdle as I come to it. I have a faith that God is always leading me and helping me along my journey. There are times when I have gone astray, but I believe my dreams are realistic; anyone’s dreams can be realistic. I think we are all capable of achieving our dreams. Not that I don’t think I’m going to achieve my dreams but just for the sake of answering the question, if I don’t achieve my dreams, I hope at least in the end I am happy. As long as I can always be happy I think that is a dream come true in it of its self.

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brittanyd said...

The sound of someone telling you that you can do anything you dream and not fail, well that sounds like what everyone aims to hear, but is it all that is cracked up to be? Pondering this question made me realize failure is something we learn from; failing actually betters us as people, so why not fail. I have so many dreams, too many that seem oh so unreal. But if I was told that I couldn’t fail, well these dreams might not even seem so vast and unthinkable. I dream to be someone that everyone looks up to, someone who is the source of advice to those in need, but each day when I try to complete this goal I cross over failures. Without these failures, would it seem like such a great dream? I dream to graduate high school and go to college. But most dream of going to a school like Harvard, Stanford, Yale, but that’s not me. I just want that normal middle class college experience, teachers who teach me more than just math or science, teachers who teach me life. I dream to meet someone that is so incredible that they know all, someone who I can be amazed with. I state this dream while my mind thinks, I have to meet all the wrong people before that person, I have to fail, and it’s what makes it such an experience. I dream to stay in love forever, I don’t want to be another statistic of that divorce rate, and I want unreal love to last forever. Again, I have met the wrong people and had my heart broke, but that mistake lead me to the right person today. I hope I become the best mother any child could ask for; I dream my kids achieve all their goals. I dream to be a successful woman that men look up to. I dream to be a photographer, but I don’t dream to just take pictures, I dream to capture feelings in the world no one knew were possible. I dream to live my life to the fullest. All these things are something I wish to achieve, and I will put my all into it in order to succeed. But if I fail, I fail. I can only become a better person from it. Failure is what makes this whole game of life exciting. Failure you say. Bring it on.

brittanyd said...

The sound of someone telling you that you can do anything you dream and not fail, well that sounds like what everyone aims to hear, but is it all that is cracked up to be? Pondering this question made me realize failure is something we learn from; failing actually betters us as people, so why not fail. I have so many dreams, too many that seem oh so unreal. But if I was told that I couldn’t fail, well these dreams might not even seem so vast and unthinkable. I dream to be someone that everyone looks up to, someone who is the source of advice to those in need, but each day when I try to complete this goal I cross over failures. Without these failures, would it seem like such a great dream? I dream to graduate high school and go to college. But most dream of going to a school like Harvard, Stanford, Yale, but that’s not me. I just want that normal middle class college experience, teachers who teach me more than just math or science, teachers who teach me life. I dream to meet someone that is so incredible that they know all, someone who I can be amazed with. I state this dream while my mind thinks, I have to meet all the wrong people before that person, I have to fail, and it’s what makes it such an experience. I dream to stay in love forever, I don’t want to be another statistic of that divorce rate, and I want unreal love to last forever. Again, I have met the wrong people and had my heart broke, but that mistake lead me to the right person today. I hope I become the best mother any child could ask for; I dream my kids achieve all their goals. I dream to be a successful woman that men look up to. I dream to be a photographer, but I don’t dream to just take pictures, I dream to capture feelings in the world no one knew were possible. I dream to live my life to the fullest. All these things are something I wish to achieve, and I will put my all into it in order to succeed. But if I fail, I fail. I can only become a better person from it. Failure is what makes this whole game of life exciting. Failure you say. Bring it on.

Hailey M said...

Everyone develops dreams as a kid, including wishes to be princesses, astronauts, firemen, and doctors. However, when kids grow up these dreams are thrown away time and time again. Why do we give up on our dreams of being a hero or doing what we love as we grow up?
What would I do if I could not fail?
First of all, I would learn how to fly. I would also travel the world as a prestigious photographer while simultaneously terminating poverty, starvation, aids, suffering, and unhappiness. If I could not fail, I would give my whole life to God.
However, all four of these dreams sound impossible.
As I wonder why such adventurous thoughts are rejected, I acknowledge the fact that some dreams are unrealistic or even impossible (like flying and being a princess). Yet the distant ones that remain within our grasp are so often placed in the same category of impossible as flying.
If people don’t achieve their dreams, or even strive to achieve some of them, then they are not living life. They are simply sitting back and watching life go by, and how can they find any happiness or accomplishment in that?
However, what would our lives be like if this immunity to failure was a reality?
When I first thought about this, I was reminded of Adam Smith's philosophy on Capitalism. Basically, he said to pursue whatever you love without fear of failure, because if you really love it you will work hard, live a happy life, and do well.
However, if this seemingly audacious idea could even be attempted, plenty of unwanted jobs and chores would be left unattended to. Monetary compensation is consequently a necessary, and according to Smith, failure would follow.
All I am left with are these thoughts: How do we defeat society and our own fear of failure at the same time? Would our dreams even be appealing to achieve if there was no risk or failure? Is failure always bad, or can it be viewed as something to celebrate (like in Meet the Robinson’s)?

alejandro.d said...

My dreams wouldn't be any different. I would still want to go to college, get a carear, and live a life of happiness. In order for this to happen I would have to work hard for it but in the end it would satisfying. Dreams come true if you work hard. If i don't achieve my goals and dreams i would be disapointed, but you just gotta keep on trying until you reach them.

AmyL said...

If I was given the opportunity to do anything and not fail there are a couple things I would make sure that I don’t fail at. First off I would go to the college of my dreams where I would study art and major in graphic design. I would love to meet my dream man around junior year of college date him and get married at about age 24. But just for a second I am going to stop and examine what this would be like to have attained all this without any struggle at all. Life is about failing. That is the only way I feel good about something I have accomplished if I have had pain and strife getting there. How would I know that my husband was the one if I hadn’t failed with others to know they weren’t? How would I be good at graphic designer if I didn’t mess up and learn from my mistakes? But to continue with my dreams for my life, I want to somehow go into advertising and make logos. Also make the signs at coffee shops and such. Then I want to settle down with two boys and two girls and raise them to be wonderful people and try and be the best roll model I can. I would dream for my family to be living for God and what he wants us to do. In the big picture I aspire to make a difference in the lives of people around me. Not necessarily a BIG difference but just make a difference by being the best mom, friend, wife, daughter that I can be. If I don’t achieve these dreams I believe there is a reason for everything so it would just mean that is not where I am supposed to be headed. Yes, I will run into times where I am disappointed because I will fail but that is why we live, to fail and pick ourselves back up and try something new or try it again. Failing and achieving dreams is all apart of what we call life.

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Nick E said...

If I knew that I could not fail, I would do everything I felt needed to be done in the world. I would myself become successful and attain all my personal wants and needs, but I'd also do bigger things. I would cure cancer, aids, stop global warming, find alternate fuel, etc., but realistically I know this isn't possible. A lot of people have said that if you work hard you'll get what you want, and your dreams will come true, but I have found a large flaw in this presumption. I can introduce you to some people that are from Mexico that have come to work for my dad and they work harder at their dreams than anyone I’ve ever meet. Their dream wasn’t to make minimum wage to work their tales off but that’s their opportunity and they’ve taken because if not they couldn’t support their family. So to say you can accomplish anything if you work hard at it doesn’t really make sense to me, it almost seems ignorant. I know it’s a phrase and it’s a good quote to motivate and I'm really not trying to be Debbie Downer, but it feels cheap to those who work hard to achieve nothing while others hardly work and achieve their dreams. It’s all about opportunity and which paths you choose to take. My goals in life are set appropriately to the opportunities I have or that could be available to me and my dreams and aspirations are constantly changing accordingly. I don’t want to set my bar to high only to be let down at the end of the road if I don’t achieve what I wanted, but I will set my bar at the highest setting I feel attainable at certain periods of my life. I don’t want it to sound like I have no dreams and I'm just a negative person, because I like everyone else have dreams to be the best I can be, but at this point in my life I’m taking baby steps, taking the opportunities I'm given, to be the best I can be. I guess I just see the world as cruel to the dreamer not given the opportunities they may deserve.

Rick M. said...

If I knew I could not fail, I would start my own business. It would focus on introducing new technologies to smaller businesses that need to compete with large corporations. The systems our company would implement would increase production, communication, and quality of customer service. This would encourage consumers to adopt a different product, and it would encourage competition in the marketplace. If I knew the business would not fail, the upfront cost of my business's services would be nothing, and we would be paid a certain percentage of the profit made by the small business we help. In turn, we would spend any of the money left over after we cover our expenses on advertising our services, and our client's products.

kirstie a. said...

If all my dreams were obtainable there would be endless possibility for my life but I think that if I knew I could have everything I desired, I would take it all for granted. I want what I think every person wants, to make a difference, to be remembered for something great and to leave behind a legacy. I long for a life filled with love (corny I know) but without love a person is an empty shell, hallow and cold. To obtain your dreams takes hard work and commitment and if you fail... Pick yourself up. Failure is the driving force of success.

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kylew said...

If I knew I could not fail in obtaining my dreams, I would be able to achieve everything I could ever possibly want. Many of my dreams have a great deal of risk involed and if I succeed in reaching my goals I will be satisfied and content. Yet with all of the things that can go wrong, it is hard for me to just take the risk and do everything in my power to reach these dreams. Now if I knew I would not fail, this hesitation would disappear completely. Also, I would have the freedom to dream bigger and better dreams. However, without being subject to failure, you cannot grow and learn from failing experiences. This would be a fatal downfall. This scenerio is very similar to Macbeth. He knew he would become king and he disregarded everything that he stood for and paid the price in the end.

NickyM said...

If i could dream and know I would not fail i would achieve so much. I would graduate with better grades and have a scolorship to a great school to make my parents proud. I would continue to go on and get a great job after college and have a successful and happy life. If everyone could dream and know they would succeed life would be to perfect. We learn through our failures so if we always achieved our goals everyone would have everything they wanted.

All of my many many dreams I want to accomplish in life and not only going to take hard work but a a great amount of planning out. I will need to do anything and everything to achieve my goals. I have become to realize that if i want certain things in life I am goign to have to make sacrifices. I think that is the hardest thing in life. Giving up the same things for the bigger picture.

If you don't achieve a goal you have to just move on. It might be hard to let something go that you wanted so bad but if it wont workout you just have to figure something else out and move on.n You have to make sure your dreams can be accomplished. There is no point in spending time on something that just cant happen.

TSchulze3 said...

If I could not fail I would go do everything I've ever wanted to. I would get amazing grades, go to an amazing collage, achieve all my dreams, and help everyone I cold I would change the world for the better. I would help the jobless, enrich the poor, spread my ideas, and make the world's governments free and fitting for the people. I would get rid of sickness and pain and suffering, cure disease and stand up for what's right no matter what. I would find the most amazing girl in the world and marry her I would be a great dad and teach my children to never fail. I would drive a fast car probably a Porsche . All in all I would make the world a better place.

Whitney S. said...

Isn’t that what this life is, failure? That’s what we do everyday we achieve things, but it’s not because we view achievement as failure. In essence we all fail daily, usually more than once, although we look to them as success. Say, you are a great runner and you beat your best competition in the state, one may say that is a wonderful victory but you could say, I still didn’t beat the record for the Olympic time, I guess I failed. If an individual did this you may feel disappointment more that what is needed, and no one wants this there is enough stress to go around. I do think however that your goals and dreams need to be realistic, where you have a window to reach success. If I knew I couldn’t fail I would try everything because you can say you did things you would have never imagined, that is what you can do daily for example getting an A in math would be a success story! (At least for me) Even if I don’t I didn’t fail. Many times I think the world paints this picture that everything is either black or white one is better than the other and if you can’t or won’t obtain those specified things you are a failure. No the world is often wrong, if we allow our ears to hear and our eyes to see, believing what everyone else is saying; ultimately we miss our own opinions. I have many dreams, they may be insignificant to someone else I just don’t care! I want them; and I will try to achieve them, and if I don’t I will as least know my efforts were my own thoughts and not what someone else wanted for me.

Austin F. said...

If I achieve anything and everything that I wanted to achieve without failing I would dream of everything. I would continue dreaming and I would achieve everything I could think of. I would create the perfect life. The only problem that I see with this is that if you achieve everything in your life accomplishment becomes routine, thus unimportant and plain. If there was nothing special about accomplishment then there would be no need to achieve. It's that simple. There is no personal drive to dream of new things, there is no desire to improve because you don't recieve anything for it. Dreams are attained through opportunities that are taken advantage of along with hard work. If you don't achieve your goals you are reminded that you can't accomplish everything and you are reminded that achievement is special because it isn't routine and it doesn't occur all of the time. When you fail you are inspired to achieve and work towards improving yourself in order to succeed.

Jesse.C said...

If I knew I couldn't fail at whatever I tried to do, well I wouldn't do anything at all because it's not a challenge and I already know the outcome.

I've always have dreamed about having a family and not being rich but having enough money to support my family and do things that we enjoy doing. What keeps me going is that I want to give my kids a life that I never had.


If I keep doing what I'm doing and I'm sure I'll be able to give my wife and kids a good life and I think once that happens then I'll feel better about myself and not having my parents around when I was growing up.


If this doesn't happen in my life then I'd be very upset because I don't think it's much to ask for. It's not like I'm asking to be a pro football player I'm just asking to have a happy loving family when I grow up.

anna_c said...

If I knew that I couldn't fail, my motivations would most definetly decrease. The whole idea of trying new things and doing your best in trying them is a way to better oneself. How do you benefit from never failing? There are so many things one could gain from failing. At the time of the so-called failure, one might not be so opptimistic about failing and see only the discouraging side of it, but you only learn from trying new things and that entails failing a lot of the time. As some wise person said, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger". People learn from mistakes and experiences and these motivate them to have even more experiences. It gives them the courage to go out on a limb and try new things.
My dreams, hopes, and aspirations... Hmm, there are so many. My biggest one is being happy with the life that I may have in the future. Whatever road I end up on, I don't want to be disappointed with the way things turn out and how they unfold. I want to know that where ever I end up, I tried my hardest to get there. Through experience and failure I will achieve my goals and as long as I stay true to myself, there is no way I will fail in achieveing them.

Kyle M. said...

"What dreams would I dream if you knew you couldn't fail?" You would have any dreams then would you. You wouldn't aspire to be anything more than you are know because you would be the best at everything. Nothing would give you a challenge, and whats life without a challenge?

Over the years my dreams have changed between fun and laughable to crazy and dangerous. When I was a little kid I wanted so bad to be the pilot of the space shuttle. But, as I grew up I learned that I would have to join the military. I have nothing against the armed forces, I just know its not the thing for me. As of right now my dream is to retire at the age of 50 and tour the world in amazing automobiles. That would just be heaven in my book. So, all in all dreams can be big or small.