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The dreamers are the saviors of the world

dreamers paul martinelli Sep 02, 2019


I love this quote by Eleanor Roosevelt and I wanted to share with you some of my musings on the topic: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Hmmmmmmm… that’s good, isn’t it!

It also brings to mind the passage in James Allen’s book, As a Man Thinketh… “The dreamers are the saviors of the world…”

When I was in my late teens, I got a job as a roofer. Every day, I would go to work, I would climb that ladder, and I would sweep gravel on the flat roofs of the buildings of Pittsburgh. I did this every single day. And sweeping was my sole task. From morning to night, I swept gravel. Not too inspiring, right?! My mind would wander and it’s a good thing those buildings had parapet walls, or I probably would have walked right off the edge.

I was making minimum wage and I was petrified of heights. But at the level of awareness at which I was operating, this was the very...

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