We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action.
Today I will rise above my fears and distress; emancipated by creativity and my own imaginations. With my heads up, I look at the road ahead motivated by my vision and passion to get there.
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. it's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.
Life is short, life is dull, life is full of pain and this is a chance for something special.