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.
Do not attempt to walk through life without a dream, without a hope, without a goal to achieve success.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.
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.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Everything looks impossible for the people who never try anything.
The absence of conflict is apathy, not harmony.
In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that, I learn from him.
Money, influence, and position are nothing compared with brains, principles, energy, and perseverance.
An optimist is someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it’s a cha-cha.
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
The task of Leadership is not to put greatness into people but to elicit it. For the greatness is there already.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Pain is temporary. Glory is forever.
No worries + no fear + no defeats = no life
If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
Could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?
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.
The biggest obstacle to learning something is the belief that you already know it.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.