In honor of British novelist Lewis Carroll’s birthday on January 27, I thought I would share a few quotes and my reflections about defying small from Alice and her adventures in Wonderland.
#1 “When I used to read fairy-tales, I fancied that kind of thing never happened, and now here I am in the middle of one!”
You know you’re living your dream when you wake up and can’t imagine doing anything else. If you’re not there yet, don’t lose heart. Just take that first step and, slowly, but surely, you’ll get there.
#2 Alice: “Where should I go?” The Cheshire Cat: “That depends on where you want to end up.”
Have a plan (life plan, business plan, book proposal, etc.) Without one, you might eventually get to where you want to go, but you’ll waste a lot of precious time in the process.
#3 “Be what you would seem…