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.
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.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds.
The task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
Managers say yes to innovation only if doing nothing is a bigger risk.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
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.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
Some disappointment is always the price of brave dreaming.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
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.
There are no old roads to new directions.
Everyone loves innovation until it affects them.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.