Collection of Quotes – Summer ’22

“On a mountainside at some point removing a single pebble will lead to an avalanche. Find that pebble.”

Alexander Randall

“Own your character. Rent your title.”

Thasunda Brown Duckett

“At the end of your life, looking back, whatever compelled your attention from moment to moment is simply what your life will have been.”

Oliver Burkeman

“There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.”

Robert Woodruff

“Great necessities call out great virtues.”

Abigail Adams

“Contemplating possible histories can enable us to envision possible futures.”

 David Alabo

“I do not wish for my existence to be either comfortless or meaningless, so I keep seeking.”

 Dr. John Hamish Watson (in “Isle of Devils” by author Craig Janacek)

“Entrepreneurs need an immigrant mindset of not thinking like the incumbents.”

Noubar Afeyan

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”

Maya Angelou

“All puzzles are really just three symbols ? ➤ ! The key to puzzles and the key to life is to embrace that forward arrow. Because, you may never get to the exclamation point. You've got to enjoy the struggle. You've got to love the testing out, the failure, and the exploration.”

Maki Kaji (Sudoku creator)

“Give thanks there was sunshine, give thanks there was rain. Give thanks we have hands to deliver the grain.”

Horace Everett

“While the temptations are great, and the pressures strong, illusions in numbers are only that - ephemeral, and ultimately self-destructive.”

Arthur Levitt

“Wherever life can grow, it will. It will sprout out, and do the best it can.”

Gwendolyn Brooks

CRM 7/19/22