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  • Greatness

  • It's just something we made up

  • Somehow we've come to believe that greatness is a gift.

  • Reserved for a chosen few. For prodigies.

  • For superstars.

  • And the rest of us can only stand by, watching.

  • You can forget that.

  • Greatness is not some rare DNA strand.

  • It's not some precious thing.

  • Greatness is no more unique to us than breathing.

  • We're all capable of it.

  • All of us.

  • Some people are told they were born with greatness

  • Some people tell themselves.

  • If greatness doesn't come knocking at your door,

  • maybe, you should go knock on its door.

  • Sometimes, greatness is about overcoming insurmountable adversity

  • Sometimes it's just fun.

  • Greatness isn't always measured in 10ths of a point

  • It's a bit bigger than that.

  • Sometimes greatness is something you plan.

  • But most of the time,it's just something you try.

  • It's easy to think greatness is only something you see on TV

  • unless, of course, greatness is watching TV

  • Greatness is a scary thing

  • Until... it isn't.

  • If we think greatness is supposed to look a certain way, act a certain way and play a certain way

  • We certainly need to rethink some things.

  • Is it speed or endurance?

  • Does it happen in two hours, or four, or six?

  • Is it finishing strong,or barely finishing?

  • Yes.

  • Is greatness worth fighting for?

  • What do you think?

  • If we face our fears

  • it means we're pointed in the right direction

  • even if that direction is upside down.

  • It's not the biggest stadium in the world,

  • not the biggest players either.

  • But the pursuit of greatness is kind of big enough, isn't it?

  • You don't need an official court, an official net, or official uniforms,

  • to be officially great.

  • Greatness speaks for itself.

  • Once it learns to talk.

  • Greatness needs a lot of things,

  • but it doesn't need an audience.

  • Some measure greatness in precious metals,

  • like iron.

  • Greatness is not born.

  • It's made.

  • If you'd like to tell the guy with the sword he's not great because he's not famous,

  • be my guest.

  • There are no grand celebrations here.

  • No speeches. No bright lights.

  • But there are great athletes.

  • Somehow we've come to believe that greatness is reserved for the chosen few, for the superstars.

  • The truth is greatness is for all of us.

  • This is not about lowering expectations.

  • It's about raising them for every last one of us.

  • Because greatness is not in one special place,

  • and it is not in one special person.

  • Greatness is wherever somebody is trying to find it.


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    Ruby Lu posted on 2016/05/21
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