Benjamin Button knew better

I watched The Curious Case of Banjamin Button last night for the first time. Fabulous, magical, intelligent and unusual. Benjamin had a different outlook on life: he became wiser as he grow younger. All his wisdom can be felt when he writes a letter to his daughter:

"For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again."

Wouldn't life be better and more interesting if we embraced this idea? How many excuses do we create not to lead the life we want?