I read an interesting quote today:

"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."

- H. Jackson Brown


It made me wonder--am I really that bad with my time?  If I was a better organizer, could I paint the ceiling of a chapel or convert the masses to Christianity?  Or like Einstein, would I just fail math?  (True story.  I know, because I saw it on an episode of The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show in the early 90s.  That, and he was known for cutting class--math was too easy for him, he sort of stopped trying for a while.  Maybe that means there's hope for the rest of us?  I like cutting lunch and recess, does that mean I'll be an expert retirer later in life?)

In the meantime, it has really made me reassess my goals.  Tomorrow I think I am going to get to work on the cure for rabies.  I know Pasteur already discovered it, but no one knows him for that.  With him, it's all about the milk.  I figure if I can get known for curing rabies, that means that my real success will be something cool like perfecting teleportation.

Or bull riding.  Yeah, that'd be cool.
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