As if Copernicus and Columbus were not proof enough, we have more examples of dreamers who rose above cynicism to bring the world great things and enjoy great success in life.
Dreamers Become The World’s Best Doers
Henry Ford, poor and uneducated, dreamed of a horseless carriage, went to work with whatever tools he had, without waiting for opportunity to turn in his favor, and now evidence of his dream is everywhere on earth. He set more wheels turning than any man who ever lived, because he was not afraid to back his dreams.
Thomas Edison dreamed of a lamp that would run on electricity, began where he stood to put his dream into action, and despite more than ten thousand failures, he stood by that dream until he made it a physical reality. Practical dreamers do not quit!
The Wright brothers dreamed of a machine that would fly through the air. Now the evidence of their sound belief and success crosses the world over countless times every day.
Marconi, father of the modern radio which has burgeoned in so many useful and entertaining ways, dreamed of a system for harnessing the intangible forces in the atmosphere. Evidence that he did not dream in vain can be found in every radio, television, and wireless device. Moreover, Marconi’s dream brought the smallest shack and the largest mansion side by side. It made the people of every nation on earth back-door neighbors. It gave the leaders of every nation an immediate means for reaching out to their citizens.
It may interest you to know that Marconi’s “friends” had him taken into custody and examined in a psychiatric hospital when he announced to them that he had discovered a principle that he could use to send messages through the air, without the aid of wires, or other direct physical means of communication. Luckily for us, today’s dreamers fare much better.
What Do You Have To Lose?
You have nothing to lose, everything to gain. Your fate will not be so severe as being committed for insanity simply because you dare to dream a better life. The worst that could happen is not so bad indeed, and should certainly not be the impediment to your success.
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