Take advantage of setbacks

Every, adversity, setback and heartbreak brings with it an equivalent advantage. Napoleon Hill – American writer: "Think And Grow Rich" (1883-1970)

Sin dolor, no hay ganancia

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working. La inspiración existe, pero tiene que encontrarte trabajando. Pablo Picasso – born Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish artist (1881-1973), Quotations book 2023

Curiosity pays of

Much of what I stumbled into by following my curiosity and intuition turned out to be priceless later on. Steve Jobs - American company founder: Apple (1955-2011), from his commencement address at Stanford University (12 June 2005), Quotzations book 2023

From the inside

If you want to strike the right note, you have to hear it inside yourself first. wisdom of saxophone players

Stay tuned

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie - born Dale Carnagey, American author and personality coach (1888-1955), in the column "Being Discouraged Never Pays" in "The Marshall News Messenger" (29 January 1942), Quotations book 2023


Intensity is the price of excellence. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), at the afternoon session of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting (May 4th, 2013)


Every problem comes with an equal or greater opportunity. Napoleon Hill – American writer: "Think And Grow Rich" (1883-1970), Quotations book 2023

Grab all opportunities

If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later! Sir Richard Branson – British company founder (Virgin) and adventurer (b. 1950), in a "Twitter" message (24.01.2018), Quotations book 2023


You don't need more time, you just need to decide. Seth W. Godin – American author and former dot com business executive and company founder (b. 1960), Quotations book 2023


By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Haddon Spurgeon - English Baptist pastor (1834-1892), from "The Salt-cellars: Being a Collection of Proverbs, Together with Homely Notes Thereon" (1889), Quotations book 2023

Inflation protection

The best thing you can do is to be exceptionally good at something. If you're the best doctor in town, if you're the best lawyer in town, if you're the best whatever it may be... [people] are going to give you some of what they produce in exchange for what you deliver. Warren Buffett - American value investor, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (b. 1930), at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual...


No one rises to low expectations. Leslie Calvin "Les" Brown – American motivational speaker (b.1945)


Success is 99% attitude and 1% aptitude. Gary Player – South African retired professional golfer (b. 1935)

Focus and simplicity

That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. Steve Jobs - American company founder: Apple (1955-2011), in the interview "There's Sanity Returning" with Andy Reinhardt from "BusinessWeek" (May 25, 1998), Quotations book 2022

Stay tuned

Our competitors copied us and tried to kill us, but that was good: we had to keep inventing new things. Gérard Mulliez – French family entrepreneur, o.a. Auchan, Boulanger, Decathlon, Leroy Merlin, Orsay (b. 1931), Quotations Book 2022

Learn from mistakes

Our failures are often more successful than our successes. attributed to Henry Ford - American engineer and industrialist (1863-1947), Quotations book 2022

Hard work

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn"t work hard. sports-wisdom, attributed to Tim Notke - American High School basketball coach, quoted by Kevin Durant (American basket ball player: "Brooklyn Nets", born 1988) and Timothy "Tim" Tebow (American baseball and football player, born 1987), Quotations book 2022