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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

Helen Keller, 1957

“All men dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.” – T.E. Lawrence

“All the people whose motive isn’t for something proud, your railroad tracks don’t mean a thing to me” – dca

“Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.” – Claude Thomas Bissell

i’m at-it – acting like there’s no ‘on deck circle’ – always ‘at bat’ running the bases in circles

“The guys who built Burnside had a vision. They were madmen, kinda mental upstairs. It’s always those crazy people who are a bit out of their brains that make things happen.”

— Chet Childress [In reference to the people that helped build Burnside skate park in Portland]

bold & ambitious, so so so delicious” – dca

“I don’t care if the weight of the world is a ton, I’m gonna tie my shoes and run;

I don’t care that adversity will pry, this life ain’t gonna pass me by” – Shere Akrhan

“Waterfalls & Seagulls > Shopping Malls & Telephone Calls”  – dca

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” – Pele

“Fail to prepare, prepare to fail” – Roy Keane