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.
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Managers say yes to innovation only if doing nothing is a bigger risk.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Dialogue is a process of genuine interaction through which human beings listen to each other deeply enough to be changed by what they learn.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Someday isn’t a real day like Monday or Tuesday, it’s just another word for ‘never’.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
People don’t want a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I’ve become. If I had, I’d have done it a lot earlier.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
On presenting to a crowd: It’s not about killing the butterflies in your stomach, it’s about getting them to fly in formation.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.