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I created this page to keep from posting a bunch of quotes on the blog.  It will contain snippets of knowledge that I feel are inspirational, reminders, or just plain excellent.  If you have others please feel free to comment and let me know!

Motivation

“You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”  ~  Unknown

“Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.” ~ FDR

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”   ~ George Bernard Shaw

When the world says, “Give up,” hope whispers,”Try it one more time”. ~ Unknown


Great Thoughts

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein

“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. ” ~ Lou Holtz

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” ~ JFK — Tweeted by @StartupStudent

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.” (probably paraphrased) from Einstein  Suggested by Mike Kunkle from DreamWorthyGifts.com

“it’s not what happens that really matters – it’s how you choose to respond.” ~ Mike Kunkle from DreamWorthyGifts.com


Business

“Accountability breeds responsibility.” ~ Stephen R. Covey


Networking

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” ~ Zig Ziglar


Entrpreneurship

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas Edison

“The perfect is the enemy of the good.” ~ Voltaire

“An Entrepreneur does the work of envisioning the business as something apart from you, the owner.”
~ Michael E. Gerber, The E-Myth Revisited

Comments»

1. Mike Kunkle - January 7, 2009

Awesome quotes. I use the Voltaire quote and coined a term at my last job – “GEFN” – meaning “good enough for now.” I use a phrase at my current job, “selective excellence.” It’s all about prioritization.

Quotes:
“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result.” (probably paraphrased) from Einsten

“it’s not what happens that really matters – it’s how you choose to respond.” – Mike Kunkle (hey, that’s me)

jlattimore - January 8, 2009

Mike,

Thank you for the comments. I definitely value that Voltaire quote. Keeps you in check. I am going to add your quotes as well. Loved your networking article! Thanks.

Jeremy

2. Adam Evers - January 13, 2009

Thanks for the plug! Glad you liked the tweet!

John F. Kennedy said that.


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