Friday, 7 September 2012


Hello Dear,

Since yesterday, I've been listening to great speeches of all time. One of my new favorites is Theodore Roosevelt's speech in Paris 1910, 'Citizenship In A Republic'. I loved his reference to 'The Man In The Arena'...

Here's what he says...
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.  
- Theodore Roosevelt

I'm feeling a little inspired this morning. Hope you are too? 
Remember, people will always talk, (They are entitled to their opinion anyway), but in the long run, it's all about you. 

Ignore the critics and be true to yourself....

Have a beautiful day :)...Hugs!!!!!!