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“The big risk would have been staying at a job that wasn’t fulfilling and wasting my life. That’s a risk. Quitting it to do something that I really loved and believed in, that’s not a risk.” -Jim Koch, Founder, Sam Adams #quotes

“The big risk would have been staying at a job that wasn’t fulfilling and wasting my life. That’s a risk. Quitting it to do something that I really loved and believed in, that’s not a risk.

“You've got to put yourself in those sink or swim situations. Make things tough on yourself so that you're stronger." Christian Jacobs, Co-Creator, Yo Gabba Gabba!

Christian Jacobs - As a child actor, he wasn't given a

"I'm not afraid to quit. One of the best skills you can learn is when to move on." -Andy Shallal in an interview with Roadtrip Nation

Andy Shallal - Family moved to U. from Iraq when he was 11 years old.

"If you find passion in it, follow it, fight for it, run after it. In the end it will work out, because you're never going to get bored from it. You're never going to think of it as work." -Christine Borelli

Christine Borelli - Did not grow up wanting to be a teacher; was actually a tough student behavior-wise.

"If it doesn't exist, invent it! Don't just wait for the world to dish it up." -Laurie Coots, CEO, The Hawn Foundation

"If it doesn't exist, invent it! Don't just wait for the world to dish it up." -Laurie Coots, CEO, The Hawn Foundation

"Don't let them tame you. Be as wild as you wish. Think illogical things. Throw 'practical' to the birds and delve into your own mind, your own soul, your own dreams. If you want it badly enough, you will make it happen." -Amanda Nichols, Photographer

"Don't let them tame you. Be as wild as you wish. Think illogical things. Throw 'practical' to the birds and delve into your own mind, your own soul, your own dreams. If you want it badly enough, you will make it happen.

"The most important thing is to recognize that everybody else is scared, too… it's not like you're the only one that feels like they don't get it. Nobody really gets it; it's not get-able." -JP Barlow, Lyricist/Activist

John Perry Barlow - Studied comparative religion at Wesleyan University, then spent two years wandering around India.

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Irvin Mayfield - Says that playing trumpet growing up didn't always make him the most popular person; people had their doubts.

“If you hang around waiting for the right answer, you are going to be waiting all your life.” - Tanya Plibersek from Season 5 of Roadtrip Nation

Tanya Plibersek - She knew from a young age that she wanted to go into politics-she always had ideas about how things could be done better. Got involved in

"It's the people that think outside of the box—in whatever discipline they're in—that shake the world. It's the people who throw away the manual and say, 'there's something beyond this' that are most successful." -Jeff Johnson

"It's the people that think outside of the box—in whatever discipline they're in—that shake the world. It's the people who throw away the manual and say, 'there's something beyond this' that are most successful.

"I had to get to the point where I made my own life. It doesn't matter what other people's expectations are. Strive to be the person you see in your head and know you can be." -Airea Dee Matthews #quotes

"I had to get to the point where I made my own life. It doesn't matter what other people's expectations are. Strive to be the person you see in your head and know you can be.

"Have the tenacity to stick out the beginnings of things, and everything else will fall into place." -Alissa Rhee, cohort member, Urban Teachers

Alissa Rhee - Her family was very purpose-driven, and she thought she'd best be able to help people by working in government.

"Times of stress are necessary for growth, but you also need time for recovery and ease, because that's when you integrate your gains." -Jennifer Orgolini

"Times of stress are necessary for growth, but you also need time for recovery and ease, because that's when you integrate your gains.

"The heaviest thing you will have to carry as you move forward is regret. Make sure you're not carrying too much." -Staceyann Chin

Staceyann Chin - Her mother abandoned her family when she was born, and she says her relatives were not equipped to raise a mouthy young child.

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