Reach for the Stars
What do you truly desire? It has to be a passion that really excites you. Something that you are willing to get up early for and go to bed late at night, a passion that will fuel you until you make it happen. Circulate in the mind your dreams and let the ideas settle. Your burning desire will give you the strength & determination to succeed.
What are you most passionate about in life?
Follow your passions, your heart desire & they will lead you to your success. Oliver Stone, Stevie Wonder, JK Rowling all followed their passion to success.
Motivational Celebrity Quotes & Stories to help inspire you along the way
Oscar-winning Oliver Stone an American film director, screenwriter, producer and military veteran wrote his first novel whilst studying in Yale, his desire led him to drop out of school to pursue his passion; even though this particular novel was refused by publishers and did not get published until a good few years later because of his grammar, he did not give up on his true desire. He moved to Vietnam shortly after to teach English, and then enlisted in the army and fought in the war, a battle that earned him two Purple Hearts. He used his experiences in life to his advantage and used them as inspirations for his later work that often centered on war and led to his successes today
Stevie Wonder is one of the most influential music icons of all time and he has been blind since birth! But that hasn’t stopped him from pursing his passion for music. Over his 51-year music career he has released more than 30 number one hits and received 22 Grammy awards, the most ever received by a single male recording artist. He has fathered seven children, including the daughter that inspired the uplifting hit, “Isn’t She Lovely,” and he will go down in history as one of the greatest performers who has ever lived.
The writer JK Rowling took seven years to write her novel “Harry Potter” she was a divorced single woman, depressed and living on benefits! Her novel has now sold over 400 million copies and she has a net worth of $1 billion all of which came from the royalties she is receiving from her books and from the Harry Potter franchise. The Harry Potter brand is said to be worth $15 billion and the film Harry Potter was the highest-grossing film series of all-time that recorded world box office sales of $7.7 billion! Now there’s a good reason for you to pursue your passion no matter how long it takes, stay with it, persist!
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