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 great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Everyone loves innovation until it affects them.
If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.
Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.
You’re only given a small spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.
Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.
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.
I have not failed, I’ve just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If you can clearly articulate the dream or the goal, start.
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.
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.
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
Someday isn’t a real day like Monday or Tuesday, it’s just another word for ‘never’.
If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
The biggest risk in innovation lies in sticking too closely to your plans.
It’s only when you drop yesterday’s assumptions that you can glimpse tomorrow’s patterns and possibilities. To see deeper, unsee first.
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.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing, success will be yours.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
Some disappointment is always the price of brave dreaming.
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.