“My willingness to fail gives me the ability to succeed.” Vinod Khosla

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Stephen Covey

“What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” Plutarch

“To unpathed waters, undreamed shores.” William Shakepeare

“80% of your desired outcomes are the result of 20% of your activities or inputs” Pareto’s law

“Doubt Your Doubts and Believe Your Beliefs”

“Don’t be upset by the results you didn’t get with the work you didn’t do.”

“We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start.”

“This too shall pass”

“For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.” Plato

“You don’t have to be crazy to run a marathon…but it sure does help.”

“The more time and effort that people put into anything – no matter how useless, dysfunctional, or downright stupid it might be – the harder it is for them to walk away, be it a bad investment, a destructive relationship, an exploitive job, or a workplace filled with browbeaters, bullies and bastards.”

“The less confident you are, the more serious you have to act.” Tara Ploughman/Paul Graham

“We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about” Einstein

“You can’t win if you don’t play!”

“Never ascribe to conspiracy that which is adequately explained by incompetence.”Napoleon

“Nobody has your best interests at heart quite as much as you do yourself.” Tim Harford

“I’ve done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not.” Fran Lebowitz

“The trouble with future is that it usually arrives before we are ready for it.” Arnold Glasow

“Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.” Louis L’Amour

“Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.” Ambrose Bierce

“Judge not, that ye may not be judged.” Abraham Lincoln

“Jim Maloney is right: Work is an overrated activity.”

“If you want to spark more ideas and get people more emotional and creative, you sometimes have to heat them up a little. It is from a collision of people with high aspirations that you get good ideas.” Richard Shell

“It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end.” Leonardo da Vinci

“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” Napoleon Bonaparte

“Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn’t work out, you haven’t wasted a whole day.” Mickey Rooney

“The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.” George F. Will

“Friends may come and go, but enemies accumulate.” Thomas Jones

“It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go.
Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.”

“Never offer what you’d hate someone for accepting.” Tara Ploughman/Paul Graham