Quotes from the Book – #14

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #14:

In life there are always going to be challenges, but in order to be successful you must have a burning desire, passion and belief that you will achieve and succeed in reaching for your dreams.

Quotes from the Book – #13

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #13:

Dependency is a killer. Life, I believe, is not about always doing the right thing or never having problems, but it’s about learning and finding a way to fix problems that come your way. It would be nice to know this when you are young and naïve, but unfortunately, this lesson is often learned later in life. If there is an advantage of growing older, it is that with age, hopefully, one learns and gains experience that he would otherwise not have in youth.

Quotes from the Book – #12

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #12:

My crusade was intended to empower individuals; it is a cause I have been dedicated to now for over 30 years. A proverb that has resonated with my approach to helping people is “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Rather than give handouts, I wanted to enable people to help themselves.

Quotes from the Book – #11

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #11:

Opportunities come when you least expect them, but you have to keep your eyes and ears open to find them when they do come. Be sensitive to your environment and those around you to see opportunities when they present themselves. People see many opportunities, though they neglect to take action. Don’t be afraid to act. You can see and believe all that you like, but if you do not take action, you may miss out on many rewards.

Quotes from the Book – #10

The Urban Shepherd by Ben Amor

Quotes from the Book – #10:

This experience showed me that opportunities come when you least expect them, but you have to accept them in order to receive the rewards that they bring. Whether you are scared, young or old, or have never had a particular experience, welcome the opportunities that come your way. These opportunities will help you achieve your dreams.

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.