These are some of our favourite quotes and passages that we’ve collected over the years that we find inspiring or remind us of the types of challenges we need to keep for ourselves to continue to strive for greatness.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
There are no old roads to new directions.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Mastery is a pursuit, not a destination, and, throughout its unfolding, is a reoccurring cycle of losing who we think we are in order to make room for who we are becoming.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.
The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.
She drank from a bottle called DRINK ME and up she grew so tall. She ate from a plate called TASTE ME and down she shrank so small. And so she changed, while other folks Never tried nothin’ at all.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Practice hard. Wellness. Play with Abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
We’re just in experimental phase right now. As long as we’re in that type of phase, it’s a crazy time. You know we’ll get there (profitability) and get there fast. But the ideas that are not out there yet, and the companies that will be behind them, might be the real winners.