In a recent article for The Denver Post, Denver Bronco rookie Montee Ball said that his teacher asked him in second grade what he wanted to be when he grew up. He answered "Football player in the NFL." She seemed to think he should have a second choice. His reply was, "But my dad always told me, if you have a back up plan, you've already failed."
Those words of wisdom helped him stick to his plan, and now he IS playing in the NFL!
What words of wisdom have your parents or teachers or coaches shared with you about life? Do you have a favorite quote you use to live your life by? If not can you think of what words of wisdom you like? How have those words of wisdom helped you?