1.If you act like an idea person, you will become one. It is the intention and going through the motions of being creative that counts.
2.If you want to be an artist (architect, designer, etc) and actually go to through the motions of being one, you will become at least an adequate artist.
3.This world offers no guarantees, only opportunities and vicissitudes.
4. When you reach for the stars you may not get one, but you won's come up with a handful of mud either.
Reference: Thinkertoys, 2006 by Michael Michalko
vicissitude (plural vicissitudes)
1.Regular change or succession from one thing to another, or one part of a cycle to the next; alternation; mutual succession; interchange.
2.(often plural) a change, especially in one's life or fortunes.
‘In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. By Time, indeed humanity is in a state of loss. Except those who believe and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of truth and in the mutual teaching of patience’ (Surah al-`Asr, 103:1-3)
"Professional Architect lives almost by faith. When called upon he can do the job without fear or favour. He possesses aspecialized skill and lives by a code of ethics cloaked in honour andintegrity. He is expected to speak his mind and give his views. Whenfaced with absolute wrong, he can resolutely disagree and walk away." quote from THE PROFESSIONAL MAN by Ar Dr Tan Loke Mun PRESIDENT PAM