Quotes

"Life is long if you know how to use it."

Seneca in On the Shortness of Life

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

A wise friend told me long ago, ‘If you want to get a reputation as a good businessman, be sure to get into a good business.’

Warren Buffett

It is remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.

Charlie Munger

Receive without pride, let go without attachment.

Marcus Aurelius in Meditations

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.

Ernest Hemingway

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.

Michael Jordan

Do the thing you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

Herbert Spencer

We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.

Peter Thiel

Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.

Elon Musk

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.

Robert Anthony

Art is theft.

Pablo Picasso

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.

Bruce Lee

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.

Confucious