The following are quotes that have formed my ways of thinking and that I live by daily. They are inspiring, thought provoking, a constant reminder of who I am, what my values and morals are, and how to create and carry a fruitful life.

"Work hard... play harder..."

"Seek first to understand... then to be understood." - Stephen R. Covey

"A leader must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them." - John C. Maxwell

"Failing to learn is learning to fail."

"People support what they help create." - Dale Carnegie

"When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. It's about making the people who work for you smarter, bigger, and bolder. Nothing you do anymore as an individual matters except how you nurture and support your team and help its members increase their self-confidence. Yes, you will get your share of attention from up above - but only inasmuch as your team wins. Put another way: Your success as a leader will come not from what you do but from the reflected glory of your team." - Jack & Suzy Welch

"I not only use all the brains that I have but all that I can borrow." - Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States

"Intelligence plus character... that is the true goal of education." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"We will not be remembered by our words, but by our kind deeds. Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath."

"Risk more than other think is safe...Dream more than others think is practical..." - Howard Schultz

"He who does not look back at where he came from will never reach his destination." -Dr. Jose Rizal

"If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" -John Wooden

"The dichotomy between my professional confidence and my personal insecurity baffled me." -Erin Gruwell

"Who are we really? Increasingly, wherever our hearts are." -Anthony Bourdain

"Heroes are remembered... but legends never die..." - The Sandlot

"We are not only the sum of our knowledge, but the product of our imagination."

"Success follows experience."

"If you give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. If you teach a man to fish, he will eat for a lifetime."

"It's the uncertainty that motivates us."

"The biggest room in the world...is the room for improvement."

"An opportunity is an experience waiting to happen."

"Things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen faster than you ever thought they could." - economist Rudi Dornbusch

"Risk is a necessary component of progress." - Jeff Bezos

"It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela

"Ordinary people seek entertainment. Extraordinary people seek education and learning."

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