9.24.2009

success


Once upon a time Grey's Anatomy used to have awesome quotes like this one...

"A couple of hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. Never leave that till tomorrow, he said, which you can do today. This is the man who discovered electricity. You think more people would listen to what he had to say. I don't know why we put things off, but if I had to guess, I'd have to say it has a lot to do with fear. Fear of failure, fear of rejection, sometimes the fear is just of making a decision, because what if you're wrong? What if you're making a mistake you can't undo? The early bird catches the worm. A stitch in time saves nine. He who hesitates is lost. We can't pretend we hadn't been told. We've all heard the proverbs, heard the philosophers, heard our grandparents warning us about wasted time, heard the dang poets urging us to seize the day. Still sometimes we have to see for ourselves. We have to make our own mistakes. We have to learn our own lessons. We have to sweep today's possibility under tomorrow's rug until we can't anymore. Until we finally understand for ourselves what Benjamin Franklin really meant. That knowing is better than wondering, that waking is better than sleeping, and even the biggest failure, even the worst, beat the heck out of never trying."

-Dr. Meredith Grey

6 comments:

AlpHa Buttonpusher said...

I love that show.

kristin said...

whoa I just watched that one! and I'm watching another good old rerun right now. :)

Beth said...

Wow. That's awesome.

Whitney said...

I love those old episodes. So profound

Fashionably Kate said...

heart.

love love love greys.

Lindsay Kay said...

Wow, that is a great quote! Love it. Never watched the show much, but love that thought! :) Thanks