life / school

keeping this in mind

I’ll be honest, school is bringing me down. In light of this, I’m turning to Coach Taylor (from Friday Night Lights, a completely underrated TV series) for some motivation (he’s the greatest, I promise).

“We will all at some time in our lives, fall. Life is so very fragile, we are all vulnerable, and we will all at some point in our lives, fall, we will all fall.
We must carry this in our hearts, that what we have is special, that it can be taken from us, and that when it is taken from us, we will be tested. We will be tested to our very souls. We will all be tested.
It is these times, it is this pain, that allows us to look inside ourselves.”

& a bonus…

“Every man at some point in his life is going to lose a battle. He is going to fight and he is going to lose. But what makes him a man is at the midst of that battle he does not lose himself. This game is not over, this battle is not over.”

PS. Never heard of Friday Night Lights? Do yourself a favour and check out a glimpse of it here:

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