By Deb Peterson
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."
That famous quote is a "very free translation" from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Prelude at the Theatre," from "Faust," according to the Goethe Society of North America, goethesociety.org. I love it because it's a kind of mantra for lifelong learners of all ages who go after what they want. They simply begin taking steps toward it and keep going until they get there.
This is an important aspect of continuing education. It's easy, especially for busy adults, to put aside personal development, whether that development means finishing a college degree or finding inspiration on a learning vacation.
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