“I live by the philosophy of the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. My favorite quote of Sartre is : Man is condemned to be free because once thrown into the world. He is responsible for everything he does.”
“How does that apply on you?”
“I don’t believe in being a victim. You can’t control which difficulties cross your path but you are able to control your own reaction to those obstacles. The way we deal with tough situations is something we have control over and that reaction truly says something about our personalities. In my last year of high school I didn’t pass all my exams so I had to start all over again. Which meant an extra year of school and leaving my friends behind. In the beginning it was very depressing to be in a new class and having to make new friends. After one week I decided to make the most out of the situation. By the end of the year I had good grades and I was even tutoring my fellow classmates.”