Only the paranoid survive. - Andy Grove
One of the things I tend to do is open myself up to a variety of voices. I try to expose myself to the kind of culture shock that occurs when you talk to people who speak a different language.
Our chief want in life, is someone who shall make us do what we can. This is the service of a friend. With him, we are easily great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain