The best way to predict the future is to invent it – Alan Kay

Other favourites include:

A man’s aspirations become his possibilities – N R Narayana Murthy

A true act of goodwill always sparks another – Klaus

The poor man is not he who is without a cent, but he who is without a dream – Harry Kemp

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever – Lance Armstrong

I do it because I can, I can because I want to, I want to because you said I couldn’t – Anonymous

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music – George Carlin

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in a world they have been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact; It is an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration; It is a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing – Muhammad Ali

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine – John Galt

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values  –  Ayn Rand

Wealth is the product of Man’s capacity to think… Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men’s stupidity, but your talent to their reason – Francisco d’Anconia

Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started – Francisco d’Anconia

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid – Albert Einstein

Never look down on those who look up to you – Muhammad Ali (The Soul of a Butterfly)

The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live – Ayn Rand

My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute – Ayn Rand

Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules… You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things… they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do – Steve Jobs

Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening – Greta Garbo

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work – Stephen King

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door – Milton Berle

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears – John Vance Cheney

I don’t intend to build in order to have clients; I intend to have clients in order to build – Howard Roark

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness – Thomas Carlyle

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man – George Bernard Shaw

Stop fighting, let if flow – Soothsayer, Kung Fu Panda 2

There should be no boundary to human endeavour – Stephen Hawking

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else – Albert Einstein

Personal Quotes:

If you are destined to succeed, nothing can stop you – Monce C. Abraham

For every 99 times that the world tries to hold you back, the One above will enable you take that one more step towards what you want to do – Monce C. Abraham

Be grateful for your darkest nights, for you are on the way to find who you really are – Monce C. Abraham

Hope makes all things bearable. If there were no hope, there would be no strength… there would be nothing – Monce C. Abraham

You already have everything you need… You – Monce C. Abraham

Know that you are human, you are bound to feel fear, doubt & uncertainty… Now that you are aware, go ahead & do what you have to do anyway – Monce C. Abraham

A life without challenges is a life wasted – Monce C. Abraham

Love is everything that makes you do things you wouldn’t have dared in your wildest dreams – Monce C. Abraham

Strategies can be claimed sitting in ivory towers but the truth remains that eventually all battles need to be won ‘on the ground’ – Monce C. Abraham

A prudent stakeholder can mean a world of difference between what your company is today, and whether it remains relevant 2 yrs down the line – Monce C. Abraham

Patience? Heck, who has time for that? – Monce C. Abraham