Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.

(Aldous Huxley)

Rules and systems were created by people

When you remember that rules and systems were created by people, it becomes clear that they’re not set in stone.

(Originals by Adam Grant)

Expect anything worthwhile

Expect anything worthwhile to take a long time.

(Debbie Millman)

Afraid of the dark

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.


Nothing will work

Nothing will work unless you do.

(Maya Angelou)

Two flints

It takes two flints to make a fire.

(Louisa May Alcott)

Starting to improve the world

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

(Anne Frank)

Everything has beauty

Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.


Moving forward together

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

(Henry Ford)

The decision to act

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.

(Amelia Earhart)