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.
It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
Less isn’t more; just enough is more.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
The task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
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.
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.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Success comes in cans, not can’t’s.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
There’s nothing like setting a goal and accomplishing it. The road to achieve that goal is never straight. It has twists and turns, and at times you feel like you can’t pull it off. When you finally accomplish that goal, you feel a sense of accomplishment and self-worth that really can’t be beat.
There are no old roads to new directions.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.