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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination can take you anywhere.
In a business world of nonstop change, there’s only one way to win the game: transform it entirely. This requires a revolution in thinking—a steady stream of disruptive strategies and unexpected solutions.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
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.
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Someday isn’t a real day like Monday or Tuesday, it’s just another word for ‘never’.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
The first instinct in responding to this sudden economic crisis is to hunker down and wait for the storm to pass. That is the instinct, but acting on it would be a grave mistake. Our challenge today is radical transformation. Change at the margins will not do. The choice, it seems to me, is this: Reinvention or extinction. If we think it cannot happen to us, we ought to recall the fate of the Swiss watchmakers. Fabulous craftsmen, certainly, but the world has moved on, technologies have advanced, habits have shifted.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
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.
An optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.