Quotes from the Book – #9

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #9:

It is surprising that most people do not understand the old saying “Tell me who your friends are, and I will tell you who you are.” It is important that a person understands who his friends are because they are an important influence throughout life.

Quotes from the Book – #8

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #8:

It is important to remember the past, but no one should hold onto it, or rather, let it hold on to you. Don’t anchor yourself to your emotions, personal attachments or education. Keep moving forward and allow the past to be the past. A common saying advises, “Learn from your past, live in the present, and plan for the future.

Quotes from the Book – #6

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #6:

Determination. It can be a difficult concept for so many people. They give up at the first sign of trouble or challenges. Finding your dream is important and it’s necessary to follow it, despite what anyone says.

Quotes from the Book – #5

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #5:

That is just what I practiced, not to wait for the dream to happen, but to go out and create my own destiny. Be careful of those who try to steal or kill your dreams. As Beaudine cautions, “Don’t allow dream stealers to extinguish it.”

Quotes from the Book – #4

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #4:

Although I have shared a lot of my history and how it has affected me, I want you to know that your past does not define you completely and that while learning from your past and planning for your future, you must live in the present. I hope you discover yourself through this book and the champion that is within you. I hope you see that you can achieve your dreams.

Quotes from the Book – #3

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #3:

I often question why people fight and argue instead of working together to find a common goal and a mutually desirable outcome. I believe this alternative would bring a win-win outcome to any situation. In the last year I have gained knowledge about others and myself, as I explain in this book. I see my life and where it has taken me. I realize that gaining knowledge and acquiring a sense of self-awareness are priceless. These actions help me grow as a better husband, father and overall, human being.

Quotes from the Book – #2

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #2:

My mother constantly told me, “Always raise your head.” She believed it was important to look up at the world around me and not focus so much on my thoughts and problems because I was just a young boy. It surprises me to see how people act so passively, and I question why few succeed and why many just let the wind take them to wherever it blows without any true direction. In other words, talk is cheap, but can you follow through with action?

Quotes from the Book – #1

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #1:

However, you choose to put it, you and I have dreams, wishes, desires, and goals. I decided to write this book to empower and motivate others to embrace and achieve their dreams. I am a Tunisian-American. As of today, I live freely in both countries where I can express my ideas.