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.
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.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
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.
Pain is temporary. Glory is forever.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Some disappointment is always the price of brave dreaming.
Someday isn’t a real day like Monday or Tuesday, it’s just another word for ‘never’.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You will then have to catch up with them.
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
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.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
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.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
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.
Success comes in cans, not can’t’s.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.