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If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
Anita Roddick
British Businesswoman, Human Rights Activist, Environmental Campaigner
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There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
Salvador Dali
Spanish Surrealist
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Make sure that the best thing to happen to your customer today is you.
Christopher Chanski
VP Sales & Marketing, Illes Foods
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I believe the risks I take are justified by the sheer love of the life I lead.
Charles Lindbergh
American Aviator, Military Officer, Author, Investor, Explorer and Environmental Activist
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Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.
Daniele Varè
Italian Diplomat and Author
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To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.
Winston Churchill
English Statesman
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Thankfully, perseverance is a great substitute for talent.
Steve Martin
American Actor
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A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.
Vinod Khosla
Venture Capital Investor
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You’ll see it when you believe it.
Wayne Dyer
American Philosopher, Author and Motivational Speaker
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Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
Benjamin Franklin
American Polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.
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It’s not a good strategy until it costs you something to pursue.
Bob Goldstein
CEO of Sonen Capital
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I’m sure that you’re trying to challenge yourself to invent something new. That’s impossible.
Virgil Abloh
American Fashion Designer
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An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
American Polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.
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If you have no idea how something is supposed to be done, I guarantee you’ll be disruptive. Let what you don’t know become your greatest asset.
Sara Blakely
Founder of Spanx
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Beer isproof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Benjamin Franklin
American Polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S.
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Prediction is difficult, especially about the future.
Yogi Berra
Professional Baseball Player
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There’s only one boss: the customer. He can fire everybody from the chairman on down simply by spending his money elsewhere.
Sam Walton
Retailer/Founder of Walmart
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I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.
Buckminster Fuller
American Architect, Systems Theorist, Author, Designer, Investor and Futurist
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Be careful – a little success can create a whole lot of overhead.
Charles (Red) Scott
American CEO and Business Coach
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The customer of my customer is my customer.
Author Unknown
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One can learn to cook, but a restaurateur is born.
The New Larousse Gastronomique
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They say the secret of success is being at the right place at the right time, but since you never know when the right time is going to be, I figure the trick is to find the right place and just hang around.
Bill Watterson
American Cartoonist
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He that can’t endure the bad will not live to see the good.
Yiddish Proverb
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Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill
English Statesman
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I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson
28th U.S. President
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Never judge the characters you play… That’s the first rule of acting.
Chadwick Boseman
American Actor
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Being early and being wrong are sometimes not that different.
David ibnAle
Investment Banker
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All of Wendy’s spins off one fresh word – FRESH
Dave Thomas
Founder of Wendy’s
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The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Author, Philanthropist and Public Speaker
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Innovation is seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.
Dr. Albert Szent-Györgyi
Discoverer of Vitamin C
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If I can’t make money in the $5 trillion U.S. market, it may be a little bit of wishful thinking to think that all I have to do is get a few thousand miles offshore and I’ll start showing my stuff.
Warren Buffett
American Investor
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The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.
Ayn Rand
Novelist, Philosopher “Atlas Shrugged”
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God gave us 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason.
Bob Goldstein
CEO of Sonen Capital
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Anytime anybody says, ‘It’s good enough,’ it’s shitty.
Brian Granger
Associate Professor California Polytechnic
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Even if you are on the right track, the train will run you over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers
American Actor
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The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.
Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist: Developed the Theory of Relativity
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Don’t overuse exclamation marks!!!
William Safire
Author, Columnist, Lexicographer, Journalist and Political Speechwriter
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Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves it’s amazing what they can accomplish.
Sam Walton
Retailer/Founder of Walmart
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Customers don’t want 1/4 drills, they want 1/4 holes.
Ted Levitt
Professor, Harvard Business School
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There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight.
Warren Buffet
American Investor
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Entrepreneurship exists in the tiny space between madness and genius; and, its journey requires a few cross border violations across both madness and genius to get to the final destination.
The Herd Instinct
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The past is never dead. It’s not even past.
William Faulkner
Author, “Requiem for a Nun”
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Partners don’t pay each other, they help each other get paid.
Tech Coast Angels
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A fish doesn’t know it’s wet.
Author Unknown
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It does not matter how slow you go so long as you do not stop.
Confucius
Chinese Philosopher
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The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations.
Roy H. Williams
Author and Marketing Consultant
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We’re not trying to entertain the critics… I’ll take my chances with the public.
Walt Disney
Co-Founder, The Walt Disney Company
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Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.
Bill Belichick
New England Patriots Head Coach
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I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Confucius
Chinese Philosopher
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With Early Stage companies, it’s never one thing. It’s always one thing after another.
Tim Cartwright
CEO, Tamiami Angels
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Possessions are a way of turning money into problems.
Brian Eno
English Musician, Record Producer, Visual Artist
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If you are batting 1,000, you are playing in the Little Leagues.
Warren Buffet
American Investor
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Give me a place to stand, and I will move the earth.
Archimedes
Greek Mathematician, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor, Astronomer
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It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
Walt Disney
Co-Founder, The Walt Disney Company
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I am not a fan of lost causes. But a … of causes not yet won.
Anonymous
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There is great power in ignorance and naivete.
Chuck Lorre
Television Producer
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There is nothing so depressing as boundless optimism.
The Wizard of Oz
Wicked Witch of the West
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If you don’t listen to your customers, someone else will.
Sam Walton
Retailer/Founder of Walmart
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History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.
Winston Churchill
English Statesman
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Elon cares a lot about humanity, but he doesn’t really care about individual people all that much.
Anonymous
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In economics, things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then happen faster than you thought they could.
Rüdiger Dornbusch
German Economist
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Focus on doing things that can’t hurt and might help. You’ll always be ahead.
Steve Gold
American Real Estate Broker
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Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No. 1.
Warren Buffett
American Investor
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A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
American Baptist Minister and Activist
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If you presume, you are putting ‘P’ on your resume.
Stephen Colbert
American Comedian, Writer, Producer, Actor and TV Host
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Mediocre people are always at their best.
Author Unknown
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You can’t innovate once.
Tracey Riese
Early Stage Investor
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I think and think for months and years, ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time, I am right.
Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist: Developed the Theory of Relativity
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Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.
Sergey Brin
Co-Founder, Google
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You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
Wayne Gretzky
Professional Hockey Player