Bob, have you ever heard of optimum trajectory? Your life is like a river and if you are aiming for a goal that is not your destiny, you will always be swimming against the current. Young Ghandi who wants to be a stock car driver - it’s not going to happen. Little Anne Frank wants to be a high school teacher - tough titty, Anne. It’s not your destiny. But you will go on to move the hearts and minds of millions. Find out what your destiny is and the river will carry you.
—  Lyn Cassady, The Men Who Stare at Goats