" 'I could have done that!' you say. But you didn't, and that makes all the difference."
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find out it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible."
"We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities"
David Lloyd George
"Don't be afraid to take a big step when one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small steps."
"Everything of value was once a dream."
"Do or Do Not, there is no try."
"Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is in the doing something else."
"This industry used to thrive on imagination and giant leaps of hubris coupled with technical brilliance. Now it seems to be governed by men and women who think small and take tiny steps forward, and even then only with adult supervision.".
Mary Shafer, NASA Ames Dryden
"Insisting on perfect safety is for people who don't have the balls to live in the real world."
Arthur Conan Doyle:
"Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius."
"The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing exactly right. "
"Any idea that isn't dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all."