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’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
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.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Success comes in cans, not can’t’s.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
We cannot solve a problem by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
Money, influence, and position are nothing compared with brains, principles, energy, and perseverance.
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.
Mastery is a pursuit, not a destination, and, throughout its unfolding, is a reoccurring cycle of losing who we think we are in order to make room for who we are becoming.
There are no old roads to new directions.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
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.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
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