Favorite Quotes

Here are some of my favorite quotes that I’ve saved over the years.  Enjoy…


“It is the knowledge that i’m going to die that creates the focus that I bring to being alive… the urgency of accomplishment”
—Neil deGrasse Tyson


“Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas”
—Paula Poundstone


“Those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind”


“If your shirt isn’t tucked into your pants, then your pants are tucked into your shirt”

—Nick Offerman


“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.”
— Jim Rohn


“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
— Mae West


“One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity.”
—Bruce Lee


“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
—Bob Marley


“SOMEDAY is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you”
—Timothy Ferriss


“At some point you’re no longer growing up, you’re aging, but no one can pinpoint that moment exactly”
—Richard Linklater


“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it”
—Neil deGrasse Tyson


“If we never did anything we shouldn’t do, we’d never feel good about doing the things we should do”
—Frank Underwood


“I would say that I am 90% serious in my day. Comedy is no joke”
—Jerry Seinfeld


“Good design is obvious, great design is invisible”


“Life is a journey, not a destination”
―Ralph Waldo Emerson


“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it’s the illusion of knowledge.”
—Stephen Hawking


“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”
—G.K. Chesterton


“Seeing someone reading a book you love is seeing a book recommending a person”


“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.”
— Albert Einstein


“Some say having a dark side will lead to bad things… I certainly hope so”
—The Most Interesting Man in the World


“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose”
—Steve Jobs


“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful”
—Lucius Annaeus Seneca


“Just who is this Morgan Stanley?”
—Johnny Chang


“Tonight I’m going to run a train on LA”
—Steve-o Gregor


“When I get sad, I stop being sad and be awesome instead. True Story.”
—Barney Stinson”


“I wish him the best, I really do. I just think he and Microsoft are a bit narrow. He’d be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger.”
—Steve Jobs, The New York Times, 1997


“The greatest luxury in life is time. Savor every second.”


“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”


“Mum mum mum mum mummy mummy mummy mummy Lois…….. Hi”


“Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.”
—George Bernard Shaw


“When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either”
—Leo Burnett