Can a horrible disease make someone bounce back with optimism, humour and daring initiatives? Yes we have some models but recently our world has lost one such great personalities.
That was Stephen Hawking We have a great role model in him as he represents millions of those noble people who despite their challenging physical conditions could configurate creatively and say if you will you can cross any barriers. He inspired confidence in many persons who were physically challenged with unthinkable conditions. He was living with motor neurone desease from the time he was only just 22 years and doctors seems to have said that he will live only for a short time. The disease left him to live from that time on the wheel chair, unable to speak, except with the help of the voice synthesizer. But he, with a firm will, motivation and hard work, plunged into different fields of interest like that of music, film, sports apart from science. He came out with the innovative theory of cosmology as a union of relativity and quantum mechanics
Salient features of his personality
Strong will to succeed
Sense of humour all the time
Acquiring knowledge through continued reading of many books and gathering information about different fields.
Some of Stephen’s touching thoughts for motivation:
-Work gives you meaning and purpose, and life is empty without it.
-Picking a career that gives you an inner compass of purpose absolutely has positive effects on your life
-Although there was a cloud hanging over my future, I found, to my surprise, that I was enjoying life in the present more than before. I began to make progress with my research.
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