Quotes

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.”- Albert Einstein

“Forget taking notes. What is important remains, what is not important goes away.” – @paulocoelho

“It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” – Albert Einstein

 

“Put your ass where your heart is.” – Steven Pressfield 

 

“Many people die with their music still in them.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James

“Discontent is the first necessity of progress.” Thomas Edison

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” — Maya Angelou

 

“You succeed because you’ve chosen to be confident. It’s not really useful to require yourself to be successful before you’re able to become confident.” – Seth Godin

 

“To be everywhere is to be nowhere” –  Seneca, Spanish-born Roman Statesman and philosopher

 

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” — Alan Kay

 

“I HATE quotation. Tell me what you know.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Methinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a BIG difference.” – Winston Churchill

 

“The most important decision you make is to be in a good mood.”

—Voltaire

 

“Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

 

“Happiness does not come from a job. It comes from knowing what you truly value, and behaving in a way that’s consistent with those beliefs.”
Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs

 

“Let us do our best, even if it gets us nowhere.” — Henry Miller

 

“Don’t try to be original. Just try to be good.” – Paul Rand

 

“When you take technology and mix it with art, you always come up with something innovative.”—Robert Rodriguez, 2006

 

“It’s the preparation that allows you to be spontaneous.” – Columbia Communications professor Jane Praeger

 

“That which holds our attention determines our action.” – William James

 

“Words do not play any role in my thought; instead, I think in signs and images which I can copy and combine.” –  Albert Einstein

 

“Inspiration exists but it has to find you working.” – Pablo Picasso

 

“Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work.” – Ira Glass

 

“You don’t need more time, you just need to decide” – Seth Godin

 

“Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.” – Debbie Millman

 

“Work without love is slavery.” – Mother Teresa

 

“It is by logic we prove, but by intuition we discover.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

 

“Bash it out and tart it up.” – Nick Lowe http://t.co/QePjrM2Sr4

 

“If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” – Albert Einsten

 

“The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere.” – Paul Strand

 

“Be regular and orderly in your life like a Bourgeois so that you may be violent and original in your work.” – Gustave Flaubert

 

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” – Thoreau

 

“Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.” – Bruce Lee

 

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”  – Bruce Lee

 

“Architecture is the art of how to waste space.” – Phillip Johnson

 

“Don’t try to be original. Just try to be good.” — Paul Rand

 

“Do every day or two something for no other reason than its difficulty.” – William James

 

“Just say it.  Say it clearly.  Say it now.  Say it without fear or being criticized and say it without being boring.” – Seth Godin

 

“I begin with an idea, and then it becomes something else” – Pablo Picasso

 

“It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” – Hans F Hansen

 

“Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.” – Miguel Angel Ruiz

 

“The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere.” – Paul Strand

 

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison

 

“Specialization is in fact only a fancy form of slavery wherein the ‘expert’ is fooled into accepting a slavery by making him feel that he in turn is a socially and culturally preferred—ergo, highly secure—lifelong position.” – Buckminster Fuller

 

“The best way to complain is to make things.” – James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem

 

“If you wait for inspiration to write; you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.”

— Dan Poynter

 

“If a writer stops observing, he is finished.” –

Ernest Hemingway

 

“Wonderful things happen when your brain is empty.” – Maira Kalman

 

“When you work regularly, inspiration strikes regularly.” – Gretchen Rubin

 

“Try to absorb what is useful, discard what is useless, and add what is essentially your own.” – Bruce Lee

 

“The highest mark of intelligence is the courage to ask the obvious question.” –

 

“You don’t do it often enough. If you did it every day, you’d get very good at it. It would become a habit, and habits are free.” – Cory Doctorow

 

“You’re not supposed to give people what they want, you’re supposed to give them what they don’t know they want yet.” – Diana Vreeland

 

“Be distinct, or extinct. Establish meaningful differences, not better sameness.” – Tom Peters

 

“The thing that is going to decide whether it gets talked about is: is it remarkable. Is it worth making a remark about.” – Seth Godin

 

“Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.” – Iris Murdoch

 

On walking: “Wonderful things happen when your brain is empty.” – Maira Kalman

 

“It is by logic we prove, but by intuition we discover.” – Leonardo Da Vinci 

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