No. 1 thing you want to accomplish by the time you turn 40: Build a self-sustaining company that is assisted by my presence but not hindered by my absence.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. -Winston Churchill
“If you think that being small means you can’t have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito!”
–Anita Roddick, Founder, The Body Shop
“I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” – Madeleine K. Albright
“I want all the colors, processes and designs from each culture to blend. I redesign them and mix up the processes in ways no one has ever done before. I try to edit them, learn from them, make them my own but retain their essence. In piggybacking these designs and techniques with each other or with my own ideas, what emerges is new and fresh, and yet retains that sense of tradition, of the handmade” – John Robshaw
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love – Rumi
As the President noted, Reverend Pinckney understood that “justice grows out of recognition of ourselves in each other. That my liberty depends on you being free, too. That history can’t be a sword to justify injustice, or a shield against progress, but must be a manual for how to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past — how to break the cycle. A roadway toward a better world. He knew that the path of grace involves an open mind — but, more importantly, an open heart.”
From Patricia Garmhausen:
I used to work with a photo studio quite often in the ’90’s in North
Carolina – the sales rep. I worked with on projects had a sign on his
door that said the following:
Fast and cheap, but not good
Fast and good, but not cheap
Cheap and good, but not fast