“Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new.”

– Ed Catmull, Creativity, Inc

Because the world is so full of death and horror, I try again and again to console my heart and pick the flowers that grow in the midst of hell.

– Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.
– Walt Disney

“If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.”

– Alan Rickman

It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

– Henry David Thoreau

We forge the chains we wear in life.

– Charles Dickens

Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible

Claude Thomas Bissell

A goal without a plan is just a wish

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Don’t be the person who misses out on opportunities in life because you take too long to accomplish your work tasks. Be the kind of person other people marvel at. Be the kind of person other people see and say, “I don’t know how they do it.” Be the kind of person who takes action and does so immediately.

The Productive Person

Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard, and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.

Conan O’Brien

Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.

C.S. Lewis