You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.​

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 22, 2012
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Who do you want to be in life? ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

And boy, motivationally-speaking, he’s walked his talk. Sure, he’s made (many) mistakes—but he’s a living embodiment of the American Dream—hard work and a refusal to give up, bull-headedness, charm, pushiness—and we can achieve our dreams.

Probably the best motivational video from a Republican I’ve ever seen. Socially-liberal, a winner in various fields, and imperfect, reckless man—a brilliant video.

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About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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