Quotes

© 2023 Daniel Friis
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No decision can claim to be the only right one; it is the energy that is put into the decision that determines whether it is right.

— Ingvar Kamprad, The Testament of a Furniture Dealer, 1976
015

The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.

— William Gibson, The Economist, December 4, 2003
014

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

— Vince Lombardi
013

Making the process better, easier, and cheaper is an important aspiration, something we continually work on—but it is not the goal. Making something great is the goal.

— Ed Catmull
012

Your focus determines your reality.

— Qui-Gon Jinn, Jedi Knight
011

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

— Paulo Coelho
010

Do nothing. Say nothing. And be nothing.

— Aristotle
009

It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own.

— Marcus Aurelius
008

The key to behavior change is identity change.

— Nir Eyal
007

It is not the man who has too little that is poor, but the one who hankers after more.

— Seneca
006

In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.

— Viktor E. Frankl
005

The future is not a destination - it is a direction.

— Ed Catmull
004

You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.

— Warren Buffett
003

We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on our experience.

— John Dewey
002

If people never did silly things nothing intelligent will ever get done.

— Ludwig Wittgenstein
001

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.

— Seneca