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.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Some disappointment is always the price of brave dreaming.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination can take you anywhere.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
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.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.
There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Children think not of what is past, nor what is to come, but enjoy the present time, which few of us do.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
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.
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.
Never approach a bull from the front, a horse from the rear, or a fool from any direction.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
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.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.