Ripples #633: Exemplary!

Ripples #633: Exemplary!
For our tribe of 27,870 busy people who share encouragement and gratitude.
July 11, 2011


You don’t have to be extraordinary to be exemplary.
-written & submitted by Brett Williams, Indianapolis IN


You don’t become great by trying to be great.
You become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard
that you become great in the process.
-Randall Munroe, submitted anonymously


Today’s pebble came to me from a conference participant who bonded with me
over our shared love of the animated movie “Bolt.” The above quote was his
interpretation of the movie’s core message and it struck me as accurate and
very ripple-worthy.

The boulder was recently submitted anonymously via our website and comes
from a webcomic that features “zombie Marie Curie” offering wisdom to a
female student (read the strip here:–

I hope you can pause in your summer activities to ponder which exemplary
actions you might take this week to reinforce your greatness.


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