Sunday, March 16, 2008

Quotes from and for Entrepreneurs

From YCombinator's Hacker News - a few highlights:

  • Antoine de Saint-Exupery: If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
  • Henry Ford: If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they'd have asked for a faster horse.
  • William Shakespeare: Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we might oft win, by fearing to attempt.
  • Winston Churchill: Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
  • Eliot Carver: The difference between genius and insanity is measured only by success.
  • Albert Einstein: Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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