"Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start."
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible."
"If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old."
"I want to put a ding in the universe."
"If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong."
"Innovation is seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought."
"There’s a way to do it better. find it!"
"Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow."
"Focus on what you want to become. Not where you are today."
"Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted."
"I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people."
"Solitude is a catalyst for innovation."
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep."
"I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met."
"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. "
"We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police. "
"Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead. "