The two tools for me

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I am going to switch my job to follow something called passion. Not sure it is a passion or not, but it is something that continuously happens in my mind for several years and I am so excited to start with it.

There is a biggest obstacle that I may face with is lacking of motivation. This post is kind of a tool to help me overcome it.

The first tool is the simple drafting of the language village which is my 10 year goal. It is just a simple sketch of all the facilities I want to build to remind me whenever I am disappointed or forgot what I need to do, remind me the initial purpose at the beginning, remind me of the exciting feeling when I am at the very first time catching up with this idea.

The design will be updated with more detail in the future as I am building it up step by step. Maybe it is big or small, I do not know. But I believe that I will be extremely satisfied if I could make it coming true and pass it to the next generation as a kind of “legacy”.

Here it is:

Sun Village

The second tool is some quotes to get motivation from. I copied it here and put in this post. (original link)

Sometimes, words are the most powerful tool!



“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert F.Kennedy

“There’s a six-word formula for success: Think things through, then follow through.” — Eddie Rickenbacker

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” — Zig Ziglar

‘Be so good they can’t ignore you.’ — Steve Martin

“Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become.” — Hal Elrod

“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.” — Jim Rohn



“Live life as if this will be your last day; Learn as if you will live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“The person who can learn from everything will beat out the person who judges harshly who and what to learn from.” — James Altucher

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ― Robert Greene, Mastery

“Approach everything with an open mind, with a learning mind. You will never stop learning as long as you keep the mindset that everything works, because everything does work. There’s a time and a place for every single move. If you work on it enough, it will work.” — Conor McGregor

“If your why is strong enough you will figure out how!” — Bill Walsh

“Once you’ve taken a few punches and realise you’re not made of glass, you don’t feel alive unless you’re pushing yourself as far as you can go.” Green Street Hooligans

“Become a millionaire not for the million dollars, but for what it will make of you to achieve it.” — Jim Rohn


Being/Becoming Different

“To achieve what you have not, you must become what you are not. You have to grow into your goals.” — Darren Hardy

“The day before something is a breakthrough, it’s a crazy idea” — Peter Diamandis

“Who you are today is not who you have to be tomorrow.” — Zdravko Cvijetic

“The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.” — Conor McGregor

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are unwilling to do.” — Darren Hardy

“If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things that are part of a normal one.” — Srinivas Rao

“Every next level of your life will demand a different you.” — Leonardo DiCaprio



“When the student is ready the teacher will appear.” — Buddha

“The thing about truth is, not a lot of people can handle it.” — Conor McGregor

“The trouble is, you think you have time” — Jack Kornfield

“Defeat is the secret ingredient to success. What defines us is how we rise after falling.” — Conor McGregor

“What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” — Buddha

“The moment you accept total responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life is the day you claim the power the change ANYTHING in your life.” -Hal Elrod

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more wisdom.” — Jim Rohn



“What gets measured gets managed.” — Peter Drucker

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West

“Shipping beats perfection.” — Khan Academy’s Development Mantra

“There’s no talent here. This is hard work. This is obsession. Talent does not exist.” — Conor McGregor

“Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice, and discipline.” — Jim Collins

“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” — Charles Dickens

“Small, seemingly inconsistent steps completed consistently over time will create a radical difference.” — Darren Hardy



“I have never encountered a winner that held hate towards something.” — Conor McGregor

“Excellence is not a skill. Excellence is an attitude.” — Conor McGregor

“Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” — Albert Einstein

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” — Maya Angelou

“Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself. Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.” — Conor McGregor

“At the end of the day, you’ve gotta feel some way. So why not feel unbeatable? Why not feel untouchable?” — Conor McGregor

And finally, my quote: “Thành tựu không đến từ sự thờ ơ, mộng ảo và ý chí cùn mà đến từ bàn tay, khối óc luôn miệt mài tranh đấu với thời gian.

You can do it, Nhựt!

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