‘I never came upon any of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.’
‘Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.’
'Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it.'
‘You get one chance at life. Grab it boldly’
‘I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men. I have steadily endeavoured to keep my mind free.’
'Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.'
DAVID LLOYD GEORGE
‘Vertical thinking is digging the same hole deeper. Lateral thinking is trying again elsewhere.'
EDWARD DE BONO
‘Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generation.'
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
‘The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.'
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
‘Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.'
‘Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.'
‘Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.'
‘The role of management is to create a spirit of adventure and challenge.'
‘Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.’
‘There is no passion to be found in playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.'
‘It’s easy to have complicated idea. It’s very hard to have a simple idea’
‘To live without risk is to risk not living.’
POPE PIUS XII
‘Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.'
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
‘If you are bold you might fail. If you are not bold you will fail.'
‘One of the reasons why organisational control is so stifling and counterproductive is because it is an excuse to avoid courageous leadership -
STEPHEN CARTER & JEREMY KOURDI
‘I encourage all of us, whatever our beliefs, to question the basic narratives of our world, to connect past developments with present concerns and not to be afraid of controversial issues.’
YUVAL NOAH HARARI
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