So on Friday I got into a little Twitter thread about my response to Aaron Hillegass's anti-entrepreneurial blog post. Seems that some folks were having an issue with my use of the word "mediocre." It is never my aim to be mean spirited or offend. Poor word choice.
I wrote my response post before Nelson Mandela passed. When he did I saw this quote for the first time. It also came up in the Twitter discussion on my post.
There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Mandela better and more succently expresses what I was trying to articulate.