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.
Dialogue is a process of genuine interaction through which human beings listen to each other deeply enough to be changed by what they learn.
Success is measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Happiness is like a skill to be learned and practiced, not a character trait.
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.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.
If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Everyone loves innovation until it affects them.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
The typical North American attention span is 6 minutes.
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.
Change is inevitable; growth is optional!
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.