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

Robert Anthony

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

Theodore Roosevelt

We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like.

Dave Ramsey

The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).

Faith Popcorn

Folks who never do any more than they are paid for, never get paid more than they do.

Elbert Hubbard

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.

John Le Carre

The key to performance is elegance, not battalions of special cases.

Jon Bentley and Douglas McIlroy

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.

Albert Einstein

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Live simply, so others may simply live.

Mahatma Gandhi

A year from now you may wish you had started today

Karen Lamb

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Napoleon Hill

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that's all.

Oscar Wilde

Money alone isn't enough to bring happiness . . . happiness [is] when you're actually truly ok with losing everything you have.

Tony Hsieh in Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose