Sail away from the safe harbor

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. (Mark Twain)

This quote turned up in a LinkedIn-group today and the quote, as it was meant to, did make me think. Why is it so hard to sail away for the safe harbor?

The feeling of safety makes us hesitate and take the easy way out (stay in harbor) and not the exciting way (leave for the high sea).

Read more: Catch the trade winds in your sails

This was originally posted at another (now extinct) blog of mine.

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