Here are some quotes that I like. Not an exhaustive collection by any means, but loosely based on our fears, dreams, limitations, intuitions, and some other important stuff. Hope you like them. Some don’t have names next to them because I don’t know who said it. If you do let me know.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
C. S. Lewis
The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.
Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
One who fears failure limits his activities. Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Thomas A. Edison
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.
Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You will then have to catch up with them.
A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
No clue, but a good quote
I think entrepreneurship is our natural state – a big adult word that probably boils down to something much more obvious like playfulness.
For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again. Business makes a profit to exist. Surely it must exist for some higher, nobler purpose than that.
Ray Anderson, founder of Interface.
Einstein famously said that: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
Plato has said on the importance of desire that it: “Must drive the soul with a reigned-in craziness.”
“Dream. Seriously. Don’t betray your dreams for the sake of fitting in. Dreaming is one of humanities greatest gifts. It champions aspiration, spurs innovation, leads to change, and propels the world forward. DREAM BIG!”
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Business and life are all about taking risks – sometimes they work out and sometimes they don’t, but if you never take risks you’ll never get anywhere.
Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, Kiss SLOWLY. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably. And never regret ANYTHING that makes you smile.
As Mark Twain pointed out: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
Albert Einstein said: “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
Things which are different in order simply to be different are seldom better, but that which is made to be better is almost always different.
Entrepreneurship isn’t about selling things – it’s about finding innovative ways to improve people’s lives. –branson
“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.” – author and scientist Arthur C. Clarke.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.”
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.