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 task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
Dialogue is a process of genuine interaction through which human beings listen to each other deeply enough to be changed by what they learn.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
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.
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
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.
Children think not of what is past, nor what is to come, but enjoy the present time, which few of us do.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
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.
Happiness is like a skill to be learned and practiced, not a character trait.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You will then have to catch up with them.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
Someday isn’t a real day like Monday or Tuesday, it’s just another word for ‘never’.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
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.