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.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
Everyone has a plan… until they get hit.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
Dialogue is a process of genuine interaction through which human beings listen to each other deeply enough to be changed by what they learn.
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.
I never lose. I either win or learn.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
It is not how many ideas you have. It’s how many you make happen.
Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Practice hard. Wellness. Play with Abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Love as if this is all there is.
Children think not of what is past, nor what is to come, but enjoy the present time, which few of us do.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
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.
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.
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.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Everyone loves innovation until it affects them.
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
There is no age attached to a student, that quest is without a number.
Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.
Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by product of that preparation.
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion; you must set yourself on fire.
On presenting to a crowd: It’s not about killing the butterflies in your stomach, it’s about getting them to fly in formation.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.