Quotes of the Day

Had a few quotes that I came across while reading this weekend. Thought you might appreciate them.

Dream like Walt Disney (who was dedicated to “plussing” everything that he and his Imagineers ever touched), innovate like Steve Jobs (who was always searching for new ways to put a dent in the universe), and take risks like the mythological trickster Prometheus (who stole fire from the gods and gave it to humanity

Harris, Blake J. (2014-05-13). Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation (p. 338). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat

Theodore Roosevelt.  Excerpt from the speech “Citizenship In A Republic” delivered at the Sorbonne, in Paris, France on 23 April, 1910