I strongly dislike the term "Life is a journey, not a destination."..... But, Life is all about the destination, not the journey. Maybe I'm not as free spirited as most, but I'm more goal driven than anyone else you know. I've heard 100's of people say "Life is about the journey, not the destination" yet I never understood that quote... Until I looked at the people who were saying that. I soon realized those were the people who didn't have concreted goals and ambitions. I'm not the type of person to sit back and take what life gives me.
I refuse to be average....
Here's the difference of the two in my eyes... A journey is "I have a goal in life and I really hope I obtain that goal, but if I don't then I will just enjoy my average life." A destination is a concrete goal that you will do whatever it takes to get there and nothing will stop you. That's where you need to be. If you are not obsessed with your goal, you will never reach it. I've said this my whole life: "There is only one thing I want in life: Everything." and that still holds true to this day. I say that to myself everyday without hesitation. But before you judge me, ask yourself "What's wrong with wanting everything in life?".
Lots of people have said to me "Well you can at least enjoy the journey on the way to your destination"... But again, I'm over here thinking to myself "I'll enjoy the journey after I reach my goals, I'll have freedom to do as I please." Folks, its all about the sacrifice and some just aren't willing to do so. Get concrete about your goals and go after them with an insane obsession and you'll achieve them. Just my thought for the day.... Go on a journey after you've made it to your destination.