"You can't let yourself stand in the way of your dreams."
She said a lot of things I needed to hear, but this stood out to me especially. It made me think of the poem Invictus (it's wonderful, read it), the last 2 lines of which i repeat to myself on a weekly basis...
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
The minute you stop fighting, is the minute you start dying.