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.
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
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.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
Some disappointment is always the price of brave dreaming.
Success comes in cans, not can’t’s.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by product of that preparation.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.
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.
In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly suited for a world that no longer exists.