On the Importance of Believing

Unlimited. My future is unli-mi-ted,” she sang full-throated in her kitchen, for a visitor.

Then she stopped. “You see, that’s the thing,” she said, her gaze intense enough to double as a Vulcan mind meld. “You have to believe in the possible. The minute you think your future is limited, it is.
— Dr. Laura J. Esserman as quoted in The New York Times on September 28, 2015.