Quotes to live by

Douglas Adams:
" 'I could have done that!' you say. But you didn't, and that makes all the difference."

T.H. Lawrence
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find out it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible."

"We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities"

David Lloyd George
"Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps."

Carl Sandburg:
"Everything of value was once a dream."

"Do or Do Not, there is no try."

Tom Peters:
"Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is in the doing something else."

Mark Hall
"This industry used to thrive on imagination and giant leaps of hubris coupled with technical brilliance. Now it seems to be governed by men and women who think small and take tiny steps forward, and even then only with adult supervision.".

Mary Shafer, NASA Ames Dryden
"Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world."

Arthur Conan Doyle:
"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius."

Edward Simmons
"The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right. "

Oscar Wilde
"Any idea that isn't dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all."

Will Rogers
"If Stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?"

Ernest Hemingway
"You love a lot of things if you live around them, but there isn't any woman and there isn't any horse, not any before, nor any after, that is as lovely as a great airplane. And men who love them are faithful to them even though they leave them for others.

A. Lou Vickery
"Nothing average ever stood as a monument to progress. When progress is looking for a partner it doesn't turn to those who believe they are only average. It turns instead to those who are forever searching and striving to become the best they possibly can. If we seek the average level we cannot hope to achieve a high level of success. Our only hope is to avoid being a failure."

George Bernard Shaw
"All who achieve real distinction in life began as revolutionaries."

Margaret Meade
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has."

Zachary Scott
"As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do."

Anatole France
"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan but also believe."

"Friends are quiet angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly."


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