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  • #1
    Randy Pausch
    “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #2
    Randy Pausch
    “Luck is where preparation meets opportunity. ”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #3
    Randy Pausch
    “Look, I'm going to find a way to be happy, and I'd really love to be happy with you, but if I can't be happy with you, then I'll find a way to be happy without you.”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #4
    Randy Pausch
    “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #5
    Randy Pausch
    “The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have. ”
    Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

  • #6
    Ayn Rand
    “I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.”
    Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

  • #7
    Ayn Rand
    “Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.”
    Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

  • #8
    Ayn Rand
    “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #9
    Ayn Rand
    “I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.”
    Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

  • #10
    Ayn Rand
    “Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think that you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #11
    Ayn Rand
    “My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.”
    Ayn Rand, Anthem

  • #12
    Ayn Rand
    “The truth is not for all men but only for those who seek it.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #13
    Viktor E. Frankl
    “Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.”
    Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

  • #14
    Viktor E. Frankl
    “Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.”
    Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

  • #15
    Viktor E. Frankl
    “No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.”
    Viktor Emil Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

  • #16
    Viktor E. Frankl
    “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
    Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

  • #17
    Leonardo da Vinci
    “Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
    Leonardo da Vinci

  • #18
    George Orwell
    “Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #19
    George Orwell
    “The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #20
    George Orwell
    “If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #21
    George Orwell
    “The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #22
    George Orwell
    “Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #23
    P.T. Barnum
    “The safest plan, and the one most sure of success for the young man starting in life, is to select the vocation which is most congenial to his tastes.”
    P.T. Barnum, The Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Making Money

  • #24
    P.T. Barnum
    “The possession of a perfect knowledge of your business is an absolute necessity in order to insure success.”
    P T Barnum, Art of Money Getting: Golden Rules for Getting Money

  • #25
    P.T. Barnum
    “Dr. Franklin says "it is the eyes of others and not our own eyes which ruin us. If all the world were blind except myself I should not care for fine clothes or furniture.”
    P.T. Barnum, The Art of Money Getting; Or, Golden Rules for Making Money

  • #26
    P.T. Barnum
    “Be cautious and bold.”
    P.T. Barnum, The Art of Money Getting; Or, Golden Rules for Making Money

  • #27
    Malcolm Gladwell
    “Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.”
    Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success

  • #28
    Malcolm Gladwell
    “Those three things - autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward - are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.”
    Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success

  • #29
    “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”
    Phil Knight (original quote by George S Patton), Shoe Dog

  • #30
    Phil Knight
    “How can I leave my mark on the world, I thought, unless I get out there first and see it?”
    Phil Knight, Shoe Dog



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