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.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
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.
Most use technology to define the function. We use function to drive the technology.
One has to passionately believe it is possible to change the industry, to turn it on its head, to make sure that it will never be the same again.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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.
Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
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.
Design thinking can be described as a discipline that uses the designer’s sensibility and methods to match people’s needs with what is technologically feasible and what a viable business strategy can convert into customer value and market opportunity.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.
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.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
Less isn’t more; just enough is more.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.