Saturday, 28 August 2010

Career quotes

Here are some nice quotes that have resonated with me over the years, but I'd love to hear more - do let me know.

It may get tough, but that's a small price to pay for living a dream.
Peter McWilliams

Most of the important things in life have been accomplished by people who kept trying even when there appeared to be no hope at all.
Dale Carnegie

We should be taught not to wait for inspiration to start a thing.  Action always generates inspiration.  Inspiration seldom generates action.
Frank Tibolt

Don't be afraid your life will end, be afraid that it will never begin.
Grace Hanson

No amount of security is worth the suffering of a life chained to a routine that has killed your dreams.

The lust for comfort murders the passions of the soul.
Khalil Gilbran

The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe to be great work.  the only way to do great work is to do what you love.  If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
Steve Jobs

Be willing to be uncomfortable.  Be comfortable being uncomfortable.
An entrepreneur does not yearn for the key to the executive loo.
Carl Mortishead

I honestly think it's better to be a failure at something you love than a success at something you hate.
George Burns

The secret of happiness is freedom.  The secret of freedom is courage.

Year after year, the monkey's mask
reveals the monkey.


1 comment:

Taz said...

Great quotes Rob! Here's another one which motivated me to get 'into action' despite my fears:

"Man who spends much time thinking before taking the next step, usually passes his entire life standing on one foot"

I believe this is a Chinese Proverb although I do not know the source.