Reflection

“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”–Max DePree
Reflect on this quote. Explain what it means to you.
What do you want to become?
What do you need to do to make it happen?
What do you need to change or stop doing?

63 thoughts on “Reflection

  1. I want to become a pharmacist. I will do this by working hard and studying to become a pharmacist. Also, i will stop messing around and take everything serious.

  2. This quote means that we won’t succeed if we don’t try and grow with others. I want to become a doctor or a pharmacists. I need to study hard and stay focus when I have my professor speaking because everything they say is going to be on the exams they give. Finally, I need to stop getting to close with my friends because they could be a distraction.

  3. it mean you need to know who you are to be that thing.
    i want to become a soccer player.
    i can make this by practicing everyday and to work hard.
    i need to change my attitude to my elders.

  4. It means to me that you need to believe in yourself before becoming what you want.
    I want to become a soccer player.
    I need to work hard in school to achieve my goal.
    I need to change my atitude to my elders.

  5. The quote means that we can not be what we need but what we want it just means that you don’t have to be what everyone wants you to become but what you want to be

    I want to be a Mechanical Engineering.
    I would have to get better at science and math and have to more than a 3.0
    I need to stop being to emotional sometimes because if I stay too emotional i might never reach my goal of being Mechanical Engineering.

  6. I want to become a pediatrician.
    I need to graduate college with an undergraduate degree, complete 4 years of medical school and 3-7 year internship.
    I need to change the amount of time studying into a higher one.

    This quote means to me that you can’t become what you want to be if you don’t work hard for it.

  7. it is saying that we cant become someone who we want to be unless we try. So don’t lie there and say i want to be messi. Get up and play to become like him.

  8. This quote defines that you do not have to change yourself completely. God created you as one whole. You do not need to change yourself, your identity, neither your interests. I want to become a cartoonist/author or a movie director (making animated movies) To make this come true, all I need to do is just write stories/comics and just being inspired by things I love. I need to stop any bad habits that take my control away from my passion.

  9. It means you cant become what you needed to be .
    I want to become a good teacher .
    like “stop waiting for things to happen go out and make happen them happen “.
    stop doing something that does not work.

  10. we dont have to be what we want to be and still be our selves. i want to become a fashion designer.i need to work hard and try to draw what i like so it can be easy for me.i need to change my grades.

  11. this quote means that stop giving up and if you do then dont stay the same start working hard. i want to become a hard working student that never gives up on what she is doing. i need to start working hard and solve my own problems and start preparing myself for the future. i need to stop watching tv and start doing my work and study.

  12. This quote means what you want to be when you grow up, What something you want to make it to happen, and What something you want to stop it.

  13. what it means is that you have to try your best.i want to become a nerosergan.get scholarship and do good in hiGh school pass chollage
    .pich my friends,stop messing around

  14. It means to me that you cant be you what you wanna be because you still need to do more maybe?.
    I want to become a crime scene investigator.
    That will happen by me going to school and doing good (succeed).
    I need to be more productive of overdoing my assignments.

  15. This quote means that we can become a new person and not be what we used to be, we can leave all that behind. I want to become a teacher or a Nurse. I need to work hard and believe in myself. I need stop worrying a lot and start believing my self.

  16. This quote means that you don’t need to change yourself. It means to me that someone does not always need to change themselves in order to become something.
    I want to become a neurologist. In order for me to become a neurologist, i will need to work very hard. I really need to stop wasting my time on my phone and study more.

  17. This quote means that you cannot become who you want to become if your not going to change your self.

    I want to become a Doctor or pharmacist.

    In order for me to become a Doctor or pharmacist I will have to work hard and study hard and put in time and effort into what I want to become.

    I need to put less time on social media and put more time on homework or studying.

  18. I think this quote means that if we want to become something we need to work hard.When I grow up, I want to be a lawyer or a judge.To make that happen, I need to work hard, try my best and go to college. I will try my best to stay out of trouble. I will also try to be more organized.

  19. What this quote means to me is that if I want to succeed in life I gotta take risks for success. What I need to do is think ahead and not look back.

  20. The quote to me means that we need to keep pushing and persevering to achieve our hopes and dreams
    1. I am looking into the medical field or into the engineering field
    2. I need to keep my grades up and absorb all the knowledge I can
    3. I need to prepare myself for highschool and I need to stop being distracted.

  21. what my opinion about this quote you don’t need to change yourself, you are who you are and you need to work hard to acomplish your goals. For example I want to become a doctor and i need to work hard to achieve that goal .

  22. This quote is meaningful to me because we have to be a better person to be what we need to be. I want to be a doctor, and to be a doctor I will need to get good grades for a scholarship for college. I won’t be sitting there and doing nothing. I’ll need to do my best and work hard to achieve my goal.

  23. I want to become an Physician. Staying the way I am with 7th grade knowledge I won’t go anywhere in life. To me this quote means that to become what you want to you have to keep improving. Also I would learn from this quote that I could do better. I need to keep on learning and studying.

  24. If you want to get better, you need to change for the better.

    1. I don’t know

    2. I don’t know

    3. I don’t know

  25. This is what the quote means to me. You cannot evolve if you don’t take chances and move out of your safe little bubble.

  26. To me it means that if you want to become something you cant stay doing nothing.
    I want to become a doctor.
    I need to get good grades.
    I will become a better writer.

  27. The quote to me means that if you want to be something or someone you have to do something and actually work for it not just lay around and expect something or anything to come to you.
    1. I want to become a successful engineer
    2. I need to work extremely hard and be very determined to be the best I can be, and never settling on something average but to go above and beyond.
    3. I need to stop on slacking off in school because I think that assignment is easy or for any excuse.

  28. This quote means that we won’t succeed if we don’t try hard.I want to become a pediatrician.I need to study hard and stay focused on my own work.

  29. The quote sends a message over to us, saying that if we don’t succeed or proceed within our lives, we will not be able to make progress and be the people we want to be. What we need to change in our lives is that we’d have to stop playing video games, and become the people we’d want to.

  30. This quote means we won’t succeed if we don’t try and get along with others. I want to become a pharmacist or a surgeon. I need to study and stay focused on what the professor is saying because everything they say will go in the exams they give. The last thing is that I need to try to stay away from my friends because they might be a distraction.

  31. This quote means that we won’t succeed if we don’t try and grow with others i want to become a nurse. I need to study hard and stay focus and keep learning.

  32. This quote means that we won’t succeed if we don’t try and grow with others. I want to become a doctor or a pharmacists. I need to study hard and stay focus when I have my professor speaking because everything they say is going to be on the exams they give. Finally, I need to stop getting to close with my friends because they could be a distraction.

  33. It means to me that you need to believe in yourself before becoming what you want.
    I want to become a soccer player.
    I need to work hard in school to achieve my goal.

  34. I want to be a pharmacist.I will do this by working hard and studying to become a pharmacist. Also, i will stop messing around and take everything serious.

  35. This quote means that we won’t succeed if we don’t try and grow with others. I want to become a doctor. I need to study hard and stay focus. Finally, I need to stop getting to talkative with my friends because they could be a distraction.

  36. This quote means that we cant succeed by staying where we are, to become successful we must improve and try to change, as a whole. I want to become a successful student and by doing that I need to improve on my tests and really try to focus on school. To become that, I need to stop procrastinating and studying more.

  37. The quote to me means that we need to keep pushing and persevering to achieve our hopes and dreams I am looking into the medical field or into the engineering field
    I need to keep my grades up and absorb all the knowledge I can I need to prepare myself for highschool and I need to stop being distracted.

  38. I want to become a pharmacist. I will do this by working hard and studying to become a pharmacist. Also, i will stop playing around and take everything as serious possible.I will try my best to stay out of trouble.

  39. In the future, I would like to become a pharmacist. I will accomplish my goal by working hard and studying really hard for a test or a quiz. Also, I would take my classes and electives seriously.

  40. I want to become a Pharmacist in the future. I will achieve a very high GPA in high school, to attend a very good Pharmacy School. I will stop letting my friends distract me.

  41. this quote means that if you don’t try in life you will never succeed in life and what i want to be is a doctor and to become a doctor i will have to try hard and and study to be a successful person

  42. This quote means if you don’t succeed in life, you won’t be able to anything furthermore than what is already given and what will come in life. If you stay irresponsible and you’re always the person who doesn’t care about anything , you’re not gonna be the kind of person you are always wanting to be. I want to become a photographer. I’m hoping this happens and this will inshallah happen by taking good pictures and edit them to the choosings I want to add in, and I will continue playing through photoshop or any editor apps to become a photographer. I need to change my ways of editing and add more effort to my edits. I want to stop slacking and focus more on my grades and gpa . My test scores matter more and that will get me into a class of photography , and i’ll maybe become a successful photographer.

  43. What this quote means to me is that if you wanna see a difference, you have to be that difference and do something. I want to change the world for the better and be what people doubt me to be. To make it happen, i have to take charge and do something rather than sit down and wait for it to happen.

  44. This quote means that in order to become what you want, you must improve yourself and work on becoming what you want, instead of dreaming! I want to become a Surgeon and an Author. To make it happen i must keep my grades upand be prepared for the future, by that i mean highschool, college, and work.

  45. This quote means that we need to chase our dreams if you strongly want to acheive them.
    1. I don’t know.
    2. In order to become successful, I have to be organized and punctual.
    3. I have ot quit wasting my time on useless stuff.

  46. This quote means that you need to grow and learn in order to become something
    1. I want to become a pediatrician
    2.I need to maintain a 4.0 GPA, work hard, study and do everything I can to become successful
    3.I need to stop doing things last minute and manage my time

  47. the meaning of this quote is that if you don’t succeed in life, you wont be able to do anything you want to do, you wont be as successful and people will see you as a bad person. i want to become a nurse i have to work hard and do my best.

  48. “We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.”–Max DePree
    Reflect on this quote. Explain what it means to you.
    What do you want to become?
    What do you need to do to make it happen?
    What do you need to change or stop doing?

    this quote means we need to change for the better because we could go farther in life. i want to become a doctor, i need to go to medical school an get good grades, i need to change my behavior

  49. The person who wrote this quote made it seem he was directly talking to students. This quote to me means that if we stay the way some of us are by lacking off and procrastinating, we will never live up to our expectations. I want to become a dentist or a psychologist Inshallah. I will work and do my best in all of my studies and strive for perfection. I might need to study more often and stop procrastinating to become the person I want.

  50. The quote means to me, that in order to reach your full potential and to learn and grow you will have to change and/or deal with changes in life.

  51. This quote means we can not become what we want to be without changing our behavior and attitude. We need to persevere to grow out of our old ways. I aspire to be a pediatrician. I need to take tests more seriously and the studying. In order to become what I want to be I have to stop caring about other people’s opinions and the drama that goes around.

  52. I want to become a pharmacist. I will do this by working hard and studying to become a pharmacist. Also, i will stop screwing around, listen in class, and take everything serious.

  53. This quote means you have to be willing to change to be successful and pass. You would also have to take important things seriously.

  54. I want to become a PA. In order to become a PA I will need to work hard through school. I will change my bad not-studying habits and instead I will study and pay more attention in school.

  55. I want to be a Pediatrician. So I will have take things seriously and change into the good. I would have to work hard to accomplish and achieve my goals. I need to stop procrastinating and finish my work on time in order to succeed.

  56. I want to become a Forensic Scientist
    I need to expand my knoledge elsewhere learn it from other perspectives
    I need to stop being lazy and go for all the chances I get and go for it

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