Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
Jean-Georges Vongerichten showed me the value in taking away, taking things off of a plate. … The more you put on the plate, the easier it is to hide. The more you take away, there’s nowhere to hide—it has to be good.
Chef Wylie Dufresne
Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.
Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Education isn’t something you can finish
Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)
The myth is that there isn’t enough time. There is plenty of time. There isn’t enough focus with the time you have. You win by directing your attention toward better things.
If you can’t make a mistake, you can’t make anything.
Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will have lost the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
It’s good to remember that there’s much to learn from negative experiences. In science, mistakes always precede discoveries.
John C. Maxwell
When opportunity comes, it’s too late to prepare.
If you’re willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you’ve got the potential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.
The most common trait I have found in successful people is that they conquered the temptation to give up.
Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less.
If you think you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused.
Dreams are the seedlings of realities.