My Favorite Quotes

Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.- Arthur Schopenhauer, 19th-century German philosopher
If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.- Fred Devito
If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself.- Frank Perdue
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.- Unknown
Be the person you needed when you were younger.- Unknown
If you want to live a memorable life, you have to be the kind of person who remembers to remember.- Joshua Foer, Science writer who 'accidentally' won the U.S. Memory Championship.
Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.- Tom Peters
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.- Maya Angelou (1928 - ), American poet, writer, historian, educator and activist
When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.- Dalai Lama
If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don’t like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it … Right there. Right here.- Sean O'Connell from the movie 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' (2013), played by Sean Penn
Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.- Sean O'Connell from the movie 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' (2013), played by Sean Penn
Be curious, I know I will forever be.- Stephen Hawking, (When he joined Facebook)
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.- Bruce Lee
Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.- Mark Cuban
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.- George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.- T.D. Jakes, Apostle/Bishop of The Potter's House, an American megachurch
The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “We’ve always done it this way.”- Grace Hopper, 1906-1992, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy
Because every day could be my last, I have a desire to make the most of each and every minute.- Stephen Hawking
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.- Stephen Hawking
I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.- Socrates
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.- Socrates
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.- Maya Angelou (1928 - ), American poet, writer, historian, educator and activist (1928 - )
Irritation. Anger.  That’s the source of serious innovation.  Which must, of course, be coupled with spine- a willingness to take on the powers that be.  And risk it all.- Tom Peters, author and management guru
If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they would live a lot differently.- Calvin and Hobbes
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.- Albert Einstein
For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.- Steve Jobs
Creativity is intelligence having fun- Albert Einstein
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.- Lewis Carroll
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.- Calvin Coolidge, 30th U.S. president
What one thing can you start counting today that will actually be meaningful in your life?- Chip Conley, Ted Talk: Measuring what makes life worthwhile', Feb. 2010
The voyage of discovery lies not in finding new landscapes, but in having new eyes.- Marcel Proust
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.- Unknown, (often attributed to Einstein)
Even the smallest idea can have a big impact. Share what you know. Others may benefit from it in ways you can’t even imagine.- Lynn Woodruff

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