Everyone wants something, sure.
We about take that as a given.
But there is a difference in wanting something and being willing to act on it.
For example, someone might say that they want to be a writer.
That’s all well and good as long as they are just talking about it.
Acting on that notion, however, changes it.
The day that you quit talking, make your intentions known, and start writing for two hours a day, is the day you realize what is at stake.
PERHAPS ONE OF the reasons I’ve avoided having a clear ambition is that second you stand up and point toward a horizon, you realize how much there is to lose.
–Donald Miller, A Million Miles In A Thousand Years