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  • #1
    Emily Dickinson
    “Existence has overpowered Books. Today I slew a Mushroom.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #2
    Stephen King
    “Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.”
    Stephen King

  • #3
    “A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.”
    Burt Bacharach

  • #4
    Mark Twain
    “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”
    Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

  • #5
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
    “The morning cup of coffee has an exhilaration about it which the cheering influence of the afternoon or evening cup of tea cannot be expected to reproduce.”
    Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

  • #6
    “Computing is not about computers anymore. It is about living.”
    Nicholas Negroponte

  • #7
    Erich Fromm
    “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”
    Erich Fromm

  • #8
    Gwendolyn Brooks
    “Poetry is life distilled.”
    Gwendolyn Brooks

  • #9
    “You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.”
    Pat Monahan

  • #10
    Thomas A. Edison
    “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
    Thomas A. Edison

  • #11
    Warren Buffett
    “You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.”
    Warren Buffett

  • #12
    John le Carré
    “A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.”
    John le Carré

  • #13
    Jeph Jacques
    “There are two ways to pass a hurdle: leaping over or plowing through... There needs to be a monster truck option.”
    Jeph Jacques

  • #14
    André Gide
    “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”
    André Gide

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #16
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn
    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #17
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    “Be true! Be true! Be true! Show freely to the world, if not your worst, yet some trait whereby the worst may be inferred!”
    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • #18
    Brooks Atkinson
    “The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.”
    Brooks Atkinson

  • #19
    Victoria Holt
    “Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience.”
    Victoria Holt

  • #20
    Benjamin Franklin
    “Never confuse Motion with Action.”
    Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

  • #21
    John C. Maxwell
    “Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.”
    John Maxwell

  • #22
    Robert   Harris
    “What is leadership, after all, but the blind choice of one route over another and the confident pretense that the decision was based on reason”
    Robert Harris, Pompeii

  • #23
    Patrick Lencioni
    “Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”
    Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

  • #24
    “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders not more followers.”
    Ralph Nadar

  • #25
    Lao Tzu
    “A leader is best
    When people barely know he exists
    Of a good leader, who talks little,
    When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
    They will say, “We did this ourselves.”
    Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

  • #26
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
    “Our duty, as men and women, is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist. We are collaborators in creation.”
    Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

  • #27
    John C. Maxwell
    “To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.”
    John Maxwell

  • #28
    Clay Shirky
    “[C]ollaborative production is simple: no one person can take credit for what gets created, and the project could not come into being without the participation of many.”
    Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations

  • #29
    Matthew Woodring Stover
    “If you take out the team in teamwork, it's just work. Now who wants that?”
    Matthew Woodring Stover

  • #30
    Patrick Lencioni
    “It's as simple as this. When people don't unload their opinions and feel like they've been listened to, they won't really get on board.”
    Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable



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