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.

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Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

— John F. Kennedy

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.

— David Cole

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

— Neale Donald Walsh

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

— Albert Einstein

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.

— Daryl Conner

I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.

— Rita Mae Brown

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

— Aristotle

Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

— Winston Churchill

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.

— Jerry Rice

Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

— Douglas Bader

I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

— Bill Cosby

Happiness is like a skill to be learned and practiced, not a character trait.

— Christine Carter

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.

— Tony Robbins

It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.

— Accenture

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

— Oscar Wilde

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.

— Walt Disney

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.

— John Burroughs

On presenting to a crowd: It’s not about killing the butterflies in your stomach, it’s about getting them to fly in formation.

— Unknown

The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.

— Walter Bagehot

Pain is temporary. Glory is forever.

— Unknown

If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.

— Ray Kroc

To clarify, add detail. Imagine that, to clarify, add detail. Clutter and overload are not attributes of information, they are failures of design. If the information is in chaos, don’t start throwing out information, instead fix the design.

— Edward Tufte

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

— Leo Tolstoy

The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.

— D. Hills (Walt Disney Company)

People don’t want a quarter-inch drill, they want a quarter-inch hole.

— Theodore Levitt

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

— Neil Gaiman

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

— Charles Swindoll

Good questions outrank easy answers.

— Paul Samuelson

Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.

— Jean-Louis Etienne

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

— Eleanor Roosevelt
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