Quotes on Innovation & Leadership

I recently came across a few quotes which I found very inspiring and felt that these captured the essence of Innovation & Leadership.

Enjoy :)

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret to outward success. (Henry Ward Beecher)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. (Francis Bacon)

Six essentials for success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom and charity. (Gerald Roque)

In everything that ends well defined are the secret of durable success. (Victor Cousins)

People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they’ve done. (Cullen Hightower)

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. (Mark Twain)

Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. (Goethe)

The significance of a man is not what he attains but in what he longs to attain. (Kahlil Gibran)

If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up somewhere else. (Yogi Berra)

People who are quick to take offense will never run short of supply. (Unknown source)

The greatest enemy of the truth is very often not the lie - deliberate, contrived and dishonest - but the myth - persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. (John F. Kennedy)

The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none. (Thomas Carlyle)

The biggest idiot can sometimes ask the questions the smartest man can’t answer. (Unknown source)

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. (Seneca)

In the absence of clearly defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily acts of trivia. (Unknown source)

The woods are lovely
dark and deep.
But I have promises
to keep
And miles to go before
I sleep.
(Robert Frost)

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