The Real-Life Inspiration Behind James Bond Led A Fascinating Life Full Of Crime

Have you heard of the real-life inspiration behind the character James Bond?

Bond creator Ian Flemming gave the spy new life in 1953 after reading about a man named Sidney Reilly’s exploits. Reilly was a British spy in the early 1900s who was loyal to no one but himself. Sound familiar? Throughout his career, the “Ace of Spies” committed very real crimes, some of which are echoed the James Bond books and movies we all know and love.

1. Murdering a man on a train.

In 1895, train operators in Paris found a man dying inside a train car. He had been stabbed many times but regained consciousness long enough to say he had been robbed by two men. It later came out that he was a member of an illegal anarchist group. Reilly and an accomplice stole money from the anarchist and Reilly fled to the United Kingdom.

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This Is The Part Of Disney You Don’t Often See. And It’s Even Better Than The Movies.

In a world like this, we need to gain inspiration from somewhere. Thankfully, there are thousands of places to get it: movies, books, religion, friends… the list goes on and on.

But today, I want to show you why Walt Disney could be the key to all things happiness. Here are 16 of his quotes, all of which are way too true.

1. Stay young.

2. Do the best you can. Then let it go.

3. Learn everything you can.

4. Never underestimate the minds of children.

5. Do what you love. The money will come.

6. Love life – no matter what.

7. Actually DO what you say you’ll do.

8. Step out on faith and go for it.

9. Don’t waste your life doing what you hate.

10. You can’t lose if you don’t quit.

11. Go all in when you truly believe something.

12. Because nothing is impossible.

13. Sometimes life is not perfect.

14. Stay curious. Pursue the unknown and change the world.

15. Never, ever stop laughing.

16. Stay young… again.

I would say Walt Disney is a credible source, considering he’s the mind behind the most incredible magic kingdom on Earth. We better listen.

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