Bitter, cynic p…

Bitter, cynic people like to bring down dreamers. They call us “impractical”. They tell us to “get real” and “grow up”. When I once lost my drive, it was sad to see people going after what I had given up. Now I understand why cynics throw rocks at us. Those who believe in dreams give off an aura. Our radiance reminds them how dull and meaningless their lives are. When they see us prevail, they also see the coward in themselves.

by Nicky English

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About Nicky

Nicky English is a journalist, an educator, a podcaster, a couch potato, a dreamer, and a child at heart. Learning is her passion, so is the English language, which she believes is the tool to unlock the door of knowledge. Born in Hong Kong, she received intensive writing training at The University of Iowa, where she double-majored in journalism and political science. Apart from the Hawkeye State, she’s lived in Chicago and Philadelphia. When she was a guest student at Georgetown University, she fell in love with Washington, D.C. She also has a Master of Arts in Communication. A little side note—she cannot imagine a world without her Mac and iDevices. Like many crazy ones, she hopes to change the world one day at a time.
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