Quotes


This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present.
Deepak Chopra

Well, when you're trying to create things that are new, you have to be prepared to be on the edge of risk.
Michael Eisner, Disney CEO

The real source of wealth and capital in this new era is not material things.  It is the human mind, the human spirit, the human imagination, and our faith in the future. 

Steve Forbes, Forbes Magazine

The world is changing very fast.  Big will not beat small anymore.  It will be the fast beating the slow.
Rupert Murdoch, News Corporation

Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure.

Albert Einstein

You never change something by fighting the existing reality.  To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. 

- Buckminster Fuller

When nothing is sure, everything is possible.

Margaret Drabble,  English Novelist

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.  What a man can be, he must be.

Abraham Maslow,  American Psychologist

Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress.

- Theodore Levitt

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.

Benjamin Disraeli

Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

If we keep doing what we're doing, we're going to keep getting what we're getting.

Stephen Covey

A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendel Holmes

If you can dream it, you can do it.

Walt Disney

I hear and I forget.  I see and I remember.  I do and I understand.

Confucius

Every time a man puts a new idea across, he faces a dozen men who thought of it before he did.  But they only thought of it.
Alexander Graham Bell

As long as you're going to be thinking anyway, think big.

Donald Trump

Whatever you do, or dream you can do, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and the magic in it.
Goethe

There's a better way to do it.  Find it!

Thomas Edison

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder.
W.J. Slim

You can't talk yourself out of a problem you behaved yourself into.

Stephen R. Covey

You will never find the time for anything.  If you want time, you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Your imagination is your preview of life's coming attractions.

Albert Einstein

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you've imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.

Escher

Give me a museum and I'll fill it.

Pablo Picasso

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done
without hope and confidence.

-- Helen Keller (1880-1968) American Writer

I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate.  It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.

-- Leo C. Rosten (1908-1977) American Writer

Many of our fears are tissue paper thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
-- Brendan Francis [Behan] (1923-1964) Irish Author

To live at this time is an inestimable privilege, and a sacred obligation devolves upon you to make right use of your opportunities. 

-- Grenville Kleiser (1868-1953) American Author
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